News tagged with acute care hospital
A man who contracted a deadly new SARS-like virus after sharing a hospital ward with France's first victim was moved to intensive care on Sunday following a deterioration in his condition, hospital officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study shows that pediatric nurse staffing ratios are significantly associated with hospital readmission for children with common medical and surgical conditions.
Health May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—There is a lack of communication between doctors and their elderly patients about end-of-life plans, a new Canadian study reveals.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Policy and practice changes by healthcare institutions, providers and others could greatly improve medical care and improve survival for people who have a sudden cardiac arrest in the hospital, according to an American Heart ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are common in patients recovering from acute lung injury (ALI), according to a study published online March 5 in Psychological Medicine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Hospital beds tend to get used simply because they're available – not necessarily because they're needed, according to a first-of-its-kind study that supports continued regulation of new hospitals.
Other Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study published Feb. 6 in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that while more seniors are dying with hospice care than a decade ago, they are increasingly doing so for very few days r ...
Health Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
People having an ischemic stroke should receive clot-dissolving therapy – if appropriate—within 60 minutes of arriving at the hospital, according to new American Stroke Association guidelines published in the American ...
Cardiology Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A stay in the hospital may not be the only way to acquire Clostridium difficile diarrhea – but the potentially life-threatening infection may be associated with a number of health complications in hospitalized children, accord ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year nearly 100,000 hospitalized patients die from infections acquired while undergoing treatment for other conditions. While many factors ...
Health Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients admitted to hospital with obstructed heart arteries were three times more likely to experience complications when they were in hospital if they felt they were not in control of their condition, according to research ...
Cardiology Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women with acute heart failure have similar in-hospital mortality to men but are less treated in the real world, according to results from the global ALARM-HF registry presented today at the ESC Congress 2012. The findings ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As part of the Affordable Care Act, hospitals and medical centers are required to report their quality-of-care and risk-standardized outcomes for stroke and other common medical conditions. But reporting models for mortality ...
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers who examined the income levels of patients at central Toronto hospitals found that people in the highest and lowest income brackets are being hospitalized for different reasons and that different hospitals serve ...
Health Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In-hospital mortality for ICU patients is often used as a quality measure, but discharge practices may bias results in a way that disadvantages large academic hospitals, according to a recently conducted study.
Other May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0