Cardiology

Nurse work environment influences stroke outcomes

Stroke remains a leading cause of death worldwide and one of the most common reasons for disability. While a wide variety of factors influence stroke outcomes, data show that avoiding readmissions and long lengths of stay ...

Cardiology

Endovascular aneurysm repair linked to higher readmission rates

Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAA) are responsible for nearly 2% of all deaths in US men over the age of 65. Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) has emerged as a newer and less invasive alternative to open repair ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

9 percent readmitted after index COVID-19 hospitalization

(HealthDay)—Among patients surviving an index COVID-19 hospitalization, 9 percent are readmitted within two months of discharge, according to research published in the Nov. 9 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Return to hospital infrequent after COVID-19 admission

(HealthDay)—Return to hospital after discharge for inpatients with COVID-19 is infrequent, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

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