Navigation Links
Patients More Likely to Die While in ICU in U.S. Than in England
Date:10/30/2009

Service, and there is also much lower per-capita expenditure on intensive care services when compared to the U.S.," Wunsch said. "The use of intensive care in England is limited by supply to a greater degree than it is in the U.S. and there are consequently implicit and explicit decisions regarding who gets those limited services. We wished to examine what different decisions are made," she explained.

"Whether less intensive care for very elderly patients who are dying is a form of rationing or is actually better recognition of what constitutes appropriate care at the end of life warrants further research," Wunsch said. "These findings highlight the urgent need to understand whether there is overuse of intensive care in the U.S., or under-use in England."

More information

The American Thoracic Society has more about critical care.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: American Thoracic Society, news release, Oct. 23, 2009


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Fluctuating eye pressure associated with visual field deterioration in glaucoma patients
2. Comparison of obstetric outcomes between on-call and patients own obstetricians
3. Vision restoration therapy shown to improve brain activity in brain injured patients
4. Diabetes appears to increase risk of death for patients with acute coronary syndromes
5. Ambulatory oxygen rarely a benefit in COPD patients without resting hypoxemia
6. Restricting Blood Flow May Help Heart Bypass Patients
7. Patients with Medicaid and those lacking insurance have higher risk of advanced laryngeal cancer
8. Study provides hope that some transplant patients could live free of antirejection drugs
9. Study provides hope that some transplant patients could live free of anti-rejection drugs
10. Longer ambulance journeys boost death risk for seriously ill patients
11. Expenses Overshadow Optimism for Kidney Failure Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... York, New York (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... http://www.vaginalmeshlawsuit2015.com/ ) in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of ... C.R. Bard, Inc. in that proceeding’s first bellwether trial. In ... request for a new trial after finding that C.R. Bard ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... has released a new blog post explaining the main features ... , Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find the best ... call an agent or visit an agency for price information. ... http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies heavily on ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 A study recently ... flagship journal Medicine & Science in Sports & ... may help reduce gastrointestinal (GI) problems associated with ... Participants in the double-blind, placebo-controlled study took 10 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Four years ... is Queen – which coincided with the marriage of Avasa & ... album, THE ROAD, which is scheduled for release through White Swan ... heartfelt message that there is a sacred path available to all ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... JJsHouse.com is a famous dress online store for wedding dresses ... latest collection of wedding dresses , and launches a site-wide ... wedding dress on your big day; the wedding gown is ... wants to find the most suitable wedding dress. Now, we ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 2Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 4Health News:Find The Most Suitable Wedding Dress At JJsHouse.com 2
... , FORT WORTH, Texas , ... its customers during the holidays, RadioShack has collected more than ... organization that fights for the 28 million people around the ... Day 2010, which promotes cancer prevention, detection and treatment across ...
... leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Despite ... disease, rates of screening for colorectal cancer are consistently lower ... cervical. Although the screening rates in the target population of ... 1997 to nearly 55 percent in 2008 the rates ...
... 30-hour shifts need to be cut to 16 to avoid ... November 2000, Helen Haskell took her 15-year-old son to a ... days later, he was dead. The cause: failure to rescue, ... recognize and act upon declines in patients." , He was ...
... , , TORRANCE, Calif. , Feb. ... insurance brokerage and consulting firm in California , has ... management and wellness programs.  Nurtur and Healthyroads are the latest ... important dimension to the company,s extensive employee benefits practice. , ...
... , Feb 4 Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL ... February 25, 2010 , at 9:30 a.m. ET to ... 8:30 a.m. ET the same day.  The webcast will be in ... by dialing 1-800-895-0198 from the United States or 1-785-424-1053 from ...
... ... (UVC), a not-for-profit organization that seeks to accelerate the transformation of Upstate New ... to establish a large number of small, innovation-oriented companies. , ... Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) February ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:RadioShack Customers Donate $1.3 Million to LIVESTRONG 2Health News:Panel calls for reducing colorectal cancer deaths by striking down barriers to screening 2Health News:Campaign Calls for Limits on Doctors' Hours 2Health News:Campaign Calls for Limits on Doctors' Hours 3Health News:Keenan Selects Nurtur and Healthyroads for Integrated Disease Management and Personal Wellness Programs 2Health News:Keenan Selects Nurtur and Healthyroads for Integrated Disease Management and Personal Wellness Programs 3Health News:Keenan Selects Nurtur and Healthyroads for Integrated Disease Management and Personal Wellness Programs 4Health News:Smart Balance to Host Webcast/Conference Call on 2009 Fourth-Quarter Results 2Health News:Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Launches Startup to Accelerate Tech Entrepreneurship in Upstate New York 2Health News:Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Launches Startup to Accelerate Tech Entrepreneurship in Upstate New York 3Health News:Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Launches Startup to Accelerate Tech Entrepreneurship in Upstate New York 4Health News:Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Launches Startup to Accelerate Tech Entrepreneurship in Upstate New York 5
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015  A new analysis of Centers for Medicare and ... shows that 81 percent of seniors chose lower-cost preferred ... at certain pharmacies. The findings were released by ... now the foundation of Medicare Part D," said Pharmaceutical ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... a third of reproductive-aged women enrolled in Medicaid, and more ... prescription for an opioid pain medication each year during 2008-2012, ... Weekly Report (MMWR). Opioids are typically prescribed ... They are also found in some prescription cough medications. The ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015  Pete Rose, baseball,s all-time hits leader, is the new ... Myoflex, Ducere Pharma has announced. "Pete,s a Hall ... have him on board with Myoflex," said Ducere Pharma Chief ... player who is known across all generations. The passion and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Analysis: 81 Percent of Medicare Part D Seniors Choose "Preferred Pharmacy" Plans in 2015 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 3Pete Rose bets on Myoflex to relieve aches and pains 2
... , GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. , June 28 ... cycle solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the ... to integrate various and disparate hospital systems, applications, software ... were designed and developed decades ago, hospitals have been ...
... that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: , ... Global Acute Coronary Syndrome industry , ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0197235/Global-Acute-Coronary-Syndrome-industry.html , , , ... for Acute Coronary Syndrome Therapeutics in US$ Million. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Recondo Technology Announces Integration Initiative for US Hospital Systems 2Recondo Technology Announces Integration Initiative for US Hospital Systems 3Recondo Technology Announces Integration Initiative for US Hospital Systems 4Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 2Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 3Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 4Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 5Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 6Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 7Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 8Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 9Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 10Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 11Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 12Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 13Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 14Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 15Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 16Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 17Global Acute Coronary Syndrome Industry 18
... to move their imaging system from office to ... IMAGEnet Portable System features a rugged aluminum case ... portable PC solution can be coupled with any ... to your multi-site imaging needs. The patient database ...
... Based on the latest digital chip technology, ... System from Topcon features 3,072 x 2,048 ... for each color channel! The system provides ... features real-time image acquisition, which facilitates instant ...
... Ophthalmic Viewer, with its dual magnification ... more precise, convenient, and efficient than ... segment or endothelial cell count photos ... all your ophthalmic needs, without the ...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: