News tagged with hospital admission

Alcoholic liver problems soar among young adults

(Medical Xpress) -- The number of hospital admissions for people in their early 30s with alcoholic liver disease has increased by more than 400% in the North East – the national increase stands at 61%.

Dec 05, 2011
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Smoking ban reduces emergency room admissions

Workplace smoking bans are gaining ground globally, and one study has shown that they may have significant health effects. The study, conducted by researchers in Dublin, found that emergency room admissions due to respiratory ...

May 17, 2011
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New study shows high cost of defensive medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers estimate that U.S. orthopaedic surgeons create approximately $2 billion per year in unnecessary health care costs associated with orthopaedic care due to the practice of defensive ...

Feb 09, 2012
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