• 2017
  • In May 2017 it merged its hospital and community patient administration systems, 300 million rows of data and 60 million appointments, 17 million case-note activities and 26 million waiting list entries, into one system usingf DXC Technology systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • in 2017, studied of 44,628 Irish medical patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetes
  • The Endocrinology and Diabetes department consists of a clinical service working in parallel with the Eastern Clinical Research Unit (ECRU) that operates under the auspices of Monash University. (easternhealth.org.au)
  • Fernando was a charter member of the board of study in medical administration at PGIM Colombo, was involved in the specialist training of doctors in Sri Lanka through the Royal College of Physicians and was connected to efforts to prevent discrimination against diabetes patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Precisely what causes it is not fully known, but diabetics have increased risk of both heart attack and stroke, so some of the tissue damage diabetes produces may be involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • oncology
  • With a number of affiliations including with Deakin University, Monash University, ANZ Breast Cancer Trials Group and several international breast cancer clinical trials groups, the breast oncology clinical trials unit is one of the highest recruiters to breast cancer research in Australia. (easternhealth.org.au)
  • In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the hospital added: a 28-bed chemical and alcohol dependency outpatient program, a children's diagnostic center, single-room maternity units and a neonatal intermediate care nursery (NICU-level), and brachytherapy in radiation oncology services. (wikipedia.org)
  • morbidity
  • SI has been successful for leak reduction, but many patients with PVL are high-risk surgical candidates predisposed to perioperative morbidity (4,6-10) , and complicated cardiac surgery has been associated with increased costs and high resource use (11,12) . (onlinejacc.org)
  • thoracic
  • We therefore designed a prospective, randomized controlled trial in an elective group of consecutive patients scheduled to undergo various cardiac surgical procedures to compare the effectiveness on postoperative outcome of two techniques of anesthesia and analgesia: combined thoracic epidural and general anesthesia followed by postoperative patient-controlled thoracic epidural analgesia (PCTEA), using a combination of bupivacaine and fentanyl, or general anesthesia followed by patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) with intravenous morphine. (asahq.org)
  • intensive
  • There have been reports that endovascular repair, performed transluminally through the femoral or iliac arteries, reduces perioperative mortality and time spent in the hospital and intensive care unit, compared with the traditional, open procedure. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Specialty facilities include a New York State Department of Health designated level 3 neonatal intensive care unit and the Harriet and Bernard Miller Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additional endpoints included pyruvate dehydrogenase activity, global and cellular oxygen consumption, post-operative complications, and hospital and intensive care unit length of stay. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The 581-bed University of Tennessee Medical Center comprises several medical units: Centers of Excellence: Advanced Orthopaedic Center Brain and Spine Institute Cancer Institute Center for Women & Infants Emergency and Trauma Center Heart Lung Vascular Institute Intensive Care Units 2 Trauma/Surgical ICUs 1 Medical ICU 1 Neuro ICU 1 Cardiovascular ICU Boling Tower Preston Medical Library The UT Graduate School of Medicine (UTGSM) oversees graduate medical education and medical students. (wikipedia.org)
  • P Wing: This new wing holds the 3 unit 33 bed Intensive Care Unit, the Burns Unit (the only international Burns Unit to be verified by the American Burn Association) and PARU (Post-Anaesthetic Recovery Unit), all on level 4. (wikipedia.org)
  • hemodialysis
  • In hemodialysis, the patients blood is circulated on one side of a membrane which has pores of microscopic size through which waste products from the blood may pass, but which are too small to permit blood cells and proteins to leave the body. (google.com)
  • As an example of hemodialysis treatment, the patients blood may be circulated through the dialyzer for a period of five or six hours and this treatment may be repeated two or three times a week. (google.com)
  • The preparation of a hemodialysis system prior to treatment of the patient and the operation of the system during treatment requires several steps and constant attention to the critical parameters of the system. (google.com)
  • Acute-phase patients sometimes require hemodialysis therapy without vascular access (VA) present on admission. (biomedcentral.com)
  • These patients require VA creation to continue hemodialysis after discharge. (biomedcentral.com)
  • As our hospital has an emergency unit, many patients, with various diseases, are referred to our hospital without usable VA. VA must be created to continue hemodialysis (HD). (biomedcentral.com)
  • cardiac
  • The patients are connected to cardiac telemetry which are monitored by the RN. (nurse.com)
  • Most deaths in patients on renal replacement therapy (RRT) are attributed to sudden cardiac death, which accounts for approximately one-quarter of all deaths [ 5 - 9 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Estimation of outcomes after PM placement in long-term dialysis patients is needed to evaluate the risks and benefits of permanent cardiac stimulation [ 5 , 6 , 15 - 21 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Heart Center: Known for its cardiac surgery and cardiac catheterization programs, as well as its Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy National Center of Excellence, the Heart Center at Westchester Medical Center offers cardiovascular services to patients of all ages. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other services include an on site Mental Health unit Critical Care Services include SCBU, ITU, HDU and a CCU with its own dedicated cardiac pacing room for insertion of temporary cardiac pacing wires. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevention
  • Finally, patients with CKD should be targeted for aggressive stroke prevention. (natap.org)
  • Marketed by Abbott Laboratories under the trade name Zemplar) is a drug used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone) associated with chronic renal failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • procedures
  • The Planned Surgical Admissions Unit opened in March 2011, affording patients a more suitable environment to go for routine surgical procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Point out that the patients in this study will be followed for an additional seven years to evaluate long-term differences in outcomes with the two procedures. (medpagetoday.com)
  • A Endoscopy unit provides services for colonoscopy, gastroscopy, PEG insertions, Breath tests, bronchoscopy and cystoscopy (over 3500 procedures a year) A recent JAG inspection in June 2010 resulted in a 5-year Accreditation for the endoscopy unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • center
  • Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital is a designated Perinatal Hospital and Stroke Center, and is the only designated New York State Area Trauma Center in Southern Westchester County. (wikipedia.org)
  • The careful planning of these rooms involved several focus groups including speaking with patients, nurses and physicians to determine what direction the new Center would take. (meridianhealth.com)
  • The Center also offers roadside-to-bedside seminars to healthcare professionals and first responders throughout the year, providing them with information on topics like stroke treatments, transporting critical patients or organ transplants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Transplant Center: Offering evaluation and treatment for patients of all ages who require kidney, liver, heart, corneal, and bone marrow transplants. (wikipedia.org)
  • North Tower houses Hahnemann's emergency department, trauma center, patient care floors, and other core services and connects by hallway to the medical education building facing 15th Street. (wikipedia.org)
  • The St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Critical Care Center was completed in 1980, and the Frank and Fannie Weiss Renal Dialysis Center was opened in 1982. (wikipedia.org)
  • The New York State Department of Health selected Lincoln as the first hospital in the South Bronx to receive designation as an official Stroke Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • secondary
  • Secondary outcome variables were patients' perception of their quality of recovery, time to eligibility for hospital discharge, adequacy of pain relief, degree of ambulation, and prospectively defined postoperative complications. (asahq.org)
  • adult
  • Inclusion criteria consisted of the following: adult patient with VA creation performed, VA not available on admission, VA placed during hospitalization, hospitalization length of stay more than 3 days, and VA used at least once in our hospital. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Adult patients are enrolled in Lincoln's Comprehensive Care for Patients with Asthma Clinic. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • As a consequence, rural health practitioners often have to deal with older patients with multiple and chronic diseases. (rrh.org.au)
  • Furthermore, patients with complications, such as cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, often already demonstrate advanced atherosclerosis. (biomedcentral.com)
  • More specifically, the field of endovascular surgery- in which wires, catheters and stents are inserted through small artery/vein punctures - has made interventions for vascular diseases safer and less traumatic for patients. (sgvascularctr.com)
  • outcomes
  • There were no differences in post-operative lactate levels or clinical outcomes between patients receiving thiamine or placebo. (biomedcentral.com)
  • That same year, the hospital was recognized by HealthGrades® for its patient outcomes, receiving a five-star rating for Total Knee Replacement and a five-star rating for Joint Replacement Surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • The effects of the weekend on patient outcomes has been a concern since the late 1970s, and a 'weekend effect' is now well documented. (wikipedia.org)
  • Variations in the outcomes for patients treated for many acute and chronic conditions have been studied. (wikipedia.org)
  • mortality
  • The PARTNER (Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves) II trial of TAVR in intermediate-risk patients found a significant relationship between moderate or greater PVL and late mortality after both surgical valve replacement and TAVR (3) . (onlinejacc.org)
  • We concluded that in patients on RRT and PM mortality rates are higher. (hindawi.com)
  • We concluded that the presence of a PM is not an independent mortality risk factor in RRT patients. (hindawi.com)
  • To our knowledge, no data is available regarding mortality in patients on RRT with permanent pacemakers (PM) [ 10 - 12 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Mortality rates are likely to be higher due to the advanced age, the high incidence of stroke, and comorbidities. (hindawi.com)
  • In healthcare, the weekend effect is the finding of a difference in mortality rate for patients admitted to hospital for treatment at the weekend compared to those admitted on a weekday. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although this is a controversial area, the balance of opinion is that the weekend (and bank holidays) have a deleterious effect on patient care (and specifically increase mortality)-based on the larger studies that have been carried out. (wikipedia.org)
  • precisely
  • During this treatment, it is very important to continuously circulate through the dialyzer a dialysis fluid of precisely controlled temperature and concentration. (google.com)
  • metabolic
  • This is generally caused by renal failure, Rhabdomyolysis (crush syndrome), or metabolic acidosis. (prezi.com)
  • ward
  • The Red zone houses the A & E unit (now referred to as the EUCC) and medical admission ward, hospital shops, offices and restaurant. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • Patients with chronic sinusitis are treated with balloon sinuplasty, a minimally invasive and innovative system, by physicians in the Division of Otolaryngology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Contraindications include: Vitamin D intoxication Hypercalcaemia Hypersensitivity to paricalcitol or any of its excipients whereas cautions include: Impaired liver function It is also advised that physicians regularly monitor their patients' calcium and phosphorus levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • The Global Renal Dialysis Equipment Market report contains latest Business Data resulting from various Research source's that helps Decision Makers to deliver a Distinctive and Trustworthy Analysis for Company's Growth. (medgadget.com)
  • The unit works in parallel with the Eastern Clinical Research Unit (ECRU). (easternhealth.org.au)
  • The Department of Renal Medicine research reflects a collaborative approach between Eastern Health and Monash University. (easternhealth.org.au)
  • Many of New York Medical College's faculty provide patient care, teach, and conduct research at the adjacent campus. (wikipedia.org)
  • part of a Sri Lanka task force for the eradication of rabies, and charter committee members of the National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka and the for the Brain Research and Neuroscience Centre's advisory panel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primary
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. (nurse.com)
  • And in March 2010, Presence St. Mary's Hospital earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Advanced Primary Stroke Centers, for its provision of emergency stroke care. (wikipedia.org)
  • endoscopy
  • A new critical care unit costing £6.25 million opened in February 2009 and in late 2010 new endoscopy and eye surgery units opened in the Appleton Wing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Plans are afoot to build a large modern endoscopy unit in 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • Whipps Cross provides a full range of local general hospital services and is home to one of the busiest A&E departments in the country dealing with over 200 patients a day. (wikipedia.org)
  • A specially planned and facilitated Day Surgery Unit opened in 2001, with its own theatre, providing general surgery, ophthalmic and orthopaedic services. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • Methods A retrospective cohort study was conducted comparing baseline characteristics, procedural details, and 1-year survival in consecutive patients who underwent TI or SI for moderate or greater PVL from 2007 to 2016. (onlinejacc.org)
  • This retrospective study included patients who had VA (arteriovenous fistula or graft) created between May 2010 and July 2016. (biomedcentral.com)
  • We included patients who had VA created between May 2010 and July 2016. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In a 2016 study of 12 Italian Acute Medical Units, Ambrosi et al. (wikipedia.org)
  • traumatic
  • CT scans may be used to diagnose headache when neuroimaging is indicated and MRI is not available, or in emergency settings when hemorrhage, stroke, or traumatic brain injury are suspected. (wikipedia.org)
  • undergo
  • According to the researchers, about 45,000 U.S. patients with unruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm undergo elective repair each year, and about 1,400 die in the first 30 days. (medpagetoday.com)