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Artificial scents have no place in hospitals

Artificial scents such as perfumes and after-shave have no place in our hospitals because they can aggravate asthma and other allergies, argues an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)

Oct 05, 2015
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Intermediate care billing rose from 1996 to 2010

(HealthDay)—From 1996 to 2010 there was a significant increase in intermediate care billing, according to a study published online Sept. 15 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Sep 28, 2015
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Fewer patients die at fully accredited hospitals

For the first time, researchers from Aarhus University, Aarhus University Hospital and the Region of Southern Denmark can now demonstrate an association between level of hospital accreditation and the mortality rate among ...

Sep 24, 2015
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A hospital is an institution for health care providing patient treatment by specialized staff and equipment, and often but not always providing for longer-term patient stays.

Today, hospitals are usually funded by the state, by health organizations, (for profit or non-profit), health insurances or charities, including by direct charitable donations. In history, however, hospitals were often founded and funded by religious orders or charitable individuals and leaders. Similarly, modern-day hospitals are largely staffed by professional physicians, surgeons, and nurses, whereas in history, this work was usually done by the founding religious orders or by volunteers.

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