News tagged with hospital admissions
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The benefit of helmet legislation to reduce admissions to hospital for head injuries is "substantially uncertain," concludes a study published in BMJ today.
Health May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with multiple cardiovascular risk factors or atherosclerotic vascular disease who have not had a myocardial infarction, daily treatment with n-3 fatty acids does not reduce cardiovascular ...
Cardiology May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Testing patients with just three risk factors upon hospital admission has potential to identify nearly three out of four asymptomatic carriers of C. difficile, according to a new study published in the May issue of the Am ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Older adults may be at increased risk of being hospitalized for lung and heart disease, stroke, and diabetes following long-term exposure to fine-particle air pollution, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University School of Medicine has found that nearly one quarter of patients may return to the emergency department ...
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients of doctors who are more empathic have better outcomes and fewer complications, concludes a large, empirical study by a team of Thomas Jefferson University and Italian researchers who evaluated relationships between ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) -- The girls slumped in wheelchairs look barely conscious, their blond heads lolling above the plastic vomit bags tied like bibs around their necks.
Addiction May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Medication errors are common in primary care but the number of mistakes could be reduced significantly if GPs introduced an in-house pharmacist-led intervention scheme.
Medications Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are looking at how smoke from bushfires may pose risks to some people's health.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Australians are being warned of a higher risk of stroke caused by the nation's most common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation.
Cardiology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 |
Researchers have identified a promising new treatment for non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, a long-term lung disorder which causes persistent coughing and breathlessness. The results, published in the Lancet, could repres ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
(Medical Xpress)—Discharging mental health patients on community treatment orders after they have been involuntarily hospitalised may require them to be on long periods of compulsory treatment without any ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The antibiotic clarithromycin – widely used for treating lower respiratory tract infections like pneumonia and acute exacerbations (sudden worsening) of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) – may be associated ...
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0