News tagged with hospital admissions
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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 ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
The death rate from heart attack in England has halved in the last decade, claims a research paper published today in the British Medical Journal.
Cardiology Jan 26, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A review of 16 prognostic indices used to predict risk of death in older adults in a variety of clinical settings, such as in nursing homes and hospitals, found that there is insufficient evidence to recommend the widespread ...
Other Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Compared to individuals without dementia, persons who developed dementia subsequently had a significantly higher rate of hospital admissions for all causes and admissions for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions for which ...
Health Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A substantial proportion of emergency department eye care in Florida is reimbursed through Medicaid or paid for out of pocket by patients, and those findings may help in strategic planning as the debate over how best to implement ...
Other Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scots of Pakistani origin are 50 per cent more likely to be admitted to hospital with chest pain and angina than those of Indian ethnicity, a study has found.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that dust storms have an adverse effect on emergency hospital admission for chronic lung disease, often known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(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%.
Health Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
New research from Scotland has shown that the rate of death in men and women hospitalised for chest pain unrelated to heart disease is higher in those with a history of psychiatric illness than without.
Cardiology Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
NYU Langone Medical Center researchers have discovered the novel protective role dendritic cells play in the pancreas. The new study, published in the November issue of journal Gastroenterology, shows dendritic cells can sa ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A study carried out by the Primary Care Research Group at the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and NIHR PenCLAHRC, has analysed the results of an ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Referring patients with mental health problems to talking therapies seems to cut their use of healthcare services and the amount of sick leave they take, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and ...
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with chronic conditions are likely to change their preferences for receiving emergency procedures in the event of cardiac arrest, according to new findings.
Other Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Vaccinating infants against rotavirus also prevents serious disease in unvaccinated older children and adults, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This helps reduce rotavirus-related ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The number of children hospitalized for skin and soft-tissue infections, most due to community-acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), has more than doubled since 2000, a study by researchers at UC Dav ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |