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*  Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research
Carroll JE, Hurwitz ZM, Simons JP, McPhee JT, Ng SC, Shah SA, Al-Refaie WB, Tseng JF (Feb 2010). "In-hospital mortality after ... Simons JP, Ng SC, Hill JS, Shah SA, Bodnari A, Zhou Z, Tseng JF (Sep 2009). "In-hospital mortality for liver resection for ... Simons JP, Ng SC, Hill JS, Shah SA, Zhou Z, Tseng JF (Apr 2010). "In-hospital mortality from liver resection for hepatocellular ... Hill JS, McPhee JT, Whalen GF, Sullivan ME, Warshaw AL, Tseng JF (Oct 2009). "In-Hospital Mortality after Pancreatic Resection ...
*  Weekend effect
... in-hospital mortality, discharge disposition, hospital charges, and length of stay in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample Database ... "Effects of weekend admission and hospital teaching status on in-hospital mortality". Am J Med. 117: 151-7. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed ... higher odds of in-hospital mortality. When analysed in 3-year groups, excess mortality of weekend admissions showed temporal ... "A comparison of in-hospital mortality risk conferred by high hospital occupancy, differences in nurse staffing levels, weekend ...
*  Aspiration pneumonia
Ethnicity on In-Hospital Mortality from Aspiration Pneumonia. Journal of the National Medical Association, 96(11), 1462-1469. ...
*  Brain natriuretic peptide
Effects on all cause hospital mortality was inconclusive. The BNP test is also used for the risk stratification of patients ... BNP may be a reliable predictor of cardiovascular mortality in diabetics. BNP was found to have an important role in ... and mortality in patients with stable coronary heart disease". JAMA. 297 (2): 169-76. doi:10.1001/jama.297.2.169. PMC 2848442 ...
*  Acute pancreatitis
"Faster Rate of Initial Fluid Resuscitation in Severe Acute Pancreatitis Diminishes In-Hospital Mortality". Pancreatology. 9 (6 ... mortality Score 5 to 6 : 40% mortality Score 7 to 8 : 100% mortality "Acute Physiology And Chronic Health Evaluation" (APACHE ... 60 years old Imaging study reveals pleural effusion Patients with a score of zero had a mortality of less than one percent, ... 10 mmol/L Predicts mortality risk in pancreatitis with fewer variables than Ranson's criteria. Data should be taken from the ...
*  Infective endocarditis
... is associated with 18% in-hospital mortality. In developed countries, the annual incidence of infective ... In contrast, Leibovici found that among 113 non-selected adults admitted to the hospital because of fever there were two cases ... and its mortality rate is an astonishing 46.6-50%. Other fungi demonstrated to cause endocarditis are Histoplasma capsulatum ... was a recent meta-analysis published that showed surgical intervention at 7 days or less is associated with lower mortality ...
*  Boris Sobolev
"In-hospital mortality after hip fracture by treatment setting". Canadian Medical Association Journal: cmaj.160522. doi:10.1503/ ... "Time trends in hospital stay after hip fracture in Canada, 2004-2012: database study". Archives of Osteoporosis. 11 (1): 1-11. ...
*  Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae
The overall in-hospital mortality rate was 48%. At Soroka Medical Center, an Israeli university teaching hospital, a study was ... The study aimed to define an all-cause hospital mortality breakpoint for carbapenem MICs that were adjusted for risk factors. ... Hospital staff should be trained to never dispose of clinical waste down the sinks in patient rooms. A hospital in Melbourne, ... Hospitals are primary transmission sites for CRE-based infections. Up to 75% of hospital admissions attributed to CRE were from ...
*  Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Post-operative complications, hospital mortality and survival do not differ between the two methods. Pancreaticoduodenectomy is ... hospitals than at high-volume (16 or more per year) hospitals. Even at high-volume hospitals, morbidity has been found to vary ... 2012). "Impact of nationwide centralization of pancreaticoduodenectomy on hospital mortality". The British Journal of Surgery. ... Many studies have shown that hospitals where a given operation is performed more frequently have better overall results ( ...
*  APACHE II
Risk prediction of hospital mortality for critically ill hospitalized adults". Chest. 100 (6): 1619-36. doi:10.1378/chest.100.6 ... predicted mortality) was computed based on the patient's APACHE II score in combination with the principal diagnosis at ... admissions at 40 US hospitals. The prognostic system of APACHE III has two options: APACHE III Score This provides an initial ... data about the interval time between the patient's arrival to hospital and the ICU admission time are collected. To measure ...
*  Medical resident work hours
Shetty, Kanaka D.; Bhattacharya, Jayanta (2007-07-17). "Changes in hospital mortality associated with residency work-hour ... "Mortality among patients in VA hospitals in the first 2 years following ACGME resident duty hour reform". JAMA. 298 (9): 984- ... and a 2007 study of over 8 million hospital admissions of Medicare beneficiaries that compared mortality rate before and after ... Focusing on hospital best practices and physician incentives like pay-for-performance in residency could help with the ...
*  Myocardial infarction
Cardiogenic shock is the largest cause of in-hospital mortality. Rupture of the ventricular dividing wall or left ventricular ... McCaul, M; Lourens, A; Kredo, T (Sep 10, 2014). "Pre-hospital versus in-hospital thrombolysis for ST-elevation myocardial ... Morbidity and mortality from myocardial infarction has however improved over the years due to earlier and better treatment: in ... It is an important part of therapy for its pain relief, despite there being no benefit to overall mortality. Morphine may also ...
*  Junior doctor
"Increased mortality associated with weekend hospital admission: a case for expanded seven day services?". The BMJ. Retrieved ... Jen, Min Hua; Bottle, Alex; Majeed, Azeem; Bell, Derek; Aylin, Paul (23 September 2009). "Early In-Hospital Mortality following ... the study observed an increase in 30-day mortality for people admitted to hospital on Saturday and Sunday, compared to mid-week ... Other concerns have been raised regarding mortality following admission to hospital at a weekend. A research paper published in ...
*  Hypocholesterolemia
2003). "Serum cholesterol levels and in-hospital mortality in the elderly". Am. J. Med. 115 (4): 265-71. doi:10.1016/S0002-9343 ... Similarly, for elderly patients admitted to hospital, low cholesterol may predict short-term mortality. The prevalence of ... Schatz IJ, Masaki K, Yano K, Chen R, Rodriguez BL, Curb JD (2001). "Cholesterol and all-cause mortality in elderly people from ... It is possible that whatever causes the low cholesterol level also causes mortality, and that the low cholesterol is simply a ...
*  System C
"Impact of an electronic physiological surveillance system on hospital mortality at two large UK Hospitals" (PDF). vitalpac.com ... 23 September 2014). "Impact of introducing an electronic physiological surveillance system on hospital mortality". BMJ. ,access ... One user of the Medway patient administration system is Noble's Hospital on the Isle of Man since 2005. University Hospitals of ... reduction in mortality, equivalent to almost 400 fewer deaths per year in one hospital and 370 in the second. Similar results ...
*  Hyperchloremia
"Association of Hyperchloremia with Hospital Mortality in Critically Ill Septic Patients". Critical care medicine. 43 (9): 1938- ... Paul Hospital in Vancouver with sepsis or septic shock had their body concentration of chloride checked over the course of 48 ... Hyperchloremia prevalence in hospital settings has recently been researched in the medical field since one of the major sources ... This can be due to dietary intake or intravenous fluid administration in hospital settings. This can lead to the body ...
*  Outcomes Research Consortium
"Impact of present-on-admission indicators on risk-adjusted hospital mortality measurement". Anesthesiology. 118: 1298-306. doi: ... All-cause one-month mortality after non-cardiac surgery is about 1%; amongst inpatients, it is about 2%. In fact, if the ... The Consortium now includes about 130 university-based investigators at more than 20 hospitals in 10 countries. The primary ... Thirty-day mortality in patients with elevated postoperative troponin (with or without symptoms) is 10% which represents a ...
*  Routine health outcomes measurement
She was never too keen on hospital mortality figures as outcome measures anyway: "If the function of a hospital were to kill ... A study in hospital efficiency. As demonstrated by the case report of the first five years of a private hospital. Published ... mortality data have become more and more openly available as a proxy for other health outcomes in hospitals, and even for ... collaborated in producing a table which appeared to show a mortality in London hospitals of over 90% compared with less than 13 ...
*  County Hospital, Stafford
Stafford Hospital's mortality rate is now amongst the best within the West Midlands. It was found that the figures used were ... County Hospital is an acute hospital with less than 200 inpatient beds, opened in 1983. It is the main hospital in Stafford, ... When the County hospital site opened in 1983 it was named Stafford District General Hospital. The hospital was renamed ... The hospital is now operated and managed by University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and provides a wide range of ...
*  Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Many studies show that the higher the volume (number of surgeries performed) at a hospital, the lower the mortality (death) ... Hirsch, JC; Gurney, JG; Donohue, JE; Gebremariam, A; Bove, EL; Ohye, RG (July 2008). "Hospital mortality for Norwood and ... Compassionate care is overseen by a physician, and may be carried out either in the hospital or at home. However, due to the ... Children's Hospital Boston , Pediatric Views Galantowicz M, Cheatham JP, Phillips A, et al. (June 2008). "Hybrid approach for ...
*  TNNI3
"Raised serum cardiac troponin I concentrations predict hospital mortality in intensive care unit patients". British Journal of ...
*  NutritionDay
Reduced food intake can therefore be seen as a risk factor for hospital mortality. In 2009, Valentini et al. analyzed the data ... Disease related malnutrition can be responsible for prolonged length of hospital stay, morbidity and premature mortality in ... Increased length of hospital stay in underweight and overweight patients at hospital admission: a controlled population study. ... The hospital ward as an organisational unit is of particular interest. The ward, with all its specific characteristics and ...
*  North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust
The Trust was placed in special measures as a result of Sir Bruce Keogh's review of hospital mortality. In October 2013 the ... North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust was created in April 2001 by merging Carlisle Hospitals NHS Trust and West Cumbria ... It runs Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle, Cumbria, the birthing unit at Penrith Hospital and West Cumberland Hospital in ... Nursing gaps at the hospital were said to be so serious they needed daily monitoring. In June 2014 a senior consultant, Guy ...
*  Palliative care
"Impact of a Palliative Care Service on In-Hospital Mortality in a Comprehensive Cancer Center". Journal of Palliative Medicine ... Olav's Hospital/Trondheim University Hospital and coordinates efforts between groups and individual researchers across Europe, ... hospitals, and prisons.[citation needed] The first United States hospital-based palliative care consult service was developed ... and other hospital support staff work systematically together to carry out end of life care and comfort in the hospital setting ...
*  Batista procedure
In the most recent 47 patients undergoing elective surgery, the hospital mortality was only 6.4%. " "Pioneers of heart surgery ... the in-hospital mortality rate was 43%, but this decreased to 15% with the use of site selection and intraoperative echo ... Most hospitals in the US have abandoned this operation and it is no longer included in heart failure guidelines. According to ...
*  New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase 1
She had been on an extended trip to India and was admitted to a hospital there for an infected right hip. Detection of NDM-1 ... Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. doi:10.15585/mmwr.mm6601a7. Rai, S; Manchanda, V; Singh, NP; Kaur, IR (Jul-Sep 2011). " ... Hospital officials confirmed that tests carried out after the patient's recovery were positive for the NDM-1 enzyme. An ... On 8 May 2012, the presence of NDM was found in a patient who died at Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. The ...