Tag: "admissions" at medical news
Americas Best Hospital Reduced Heart Attack Rates
...he perceived care for the overwhelming majority of admissions
for more common diagnoses, which in turn have a more substantial impact on overall hospital outcomes, they continue. The U.S. News & World Report ranking, which includes many of the nations most prestigious hospitals, did identify a group of hospi...
Air Pollution Stats Filtered in Ontario
...ible for 1,700 premature deaths and 6,000 hospital admissions
in Toronto each year, Dr. David McKeown said at a news release at the launch of the air quality health index. The politicians from the federal, Ontario and Toronto governments were putting forward a new plan to control air pollution. A new tool to ...
Queensland Hospitals Reeling Under Norovirus Attack
... Diseases director, said the hospital had diverted admissions
away from contagious areas to shield patients, vis... additional measures in place, such as restricting admissions
to affected areas and reducing unnecessary access to the wards, to reduce the chances of it spreadin...
UK Licensing Law Changes Have Trebled Overnight Alcohol Related Visits to Emergency Care
...ng, doubled, and the number of associated hospital admissions
almost trebled between the two time frames. The authors suggest that the figures indicate that the legislation has had the opposite effect to that intended. 'We feel that our findings are likely to be representative of inner city [emergency care ...
Increase in the Rate of Food Allergy
...ver that time, and a dramatic increase in hospital admissions
for anaphylaxis throughout Australia, particularly in young infants Assoc Prof Mullins said. While anxiety has probably contributed to service demand, the underlying prevalence of food allergy has also increased in Australian infants over the past ...
Eating Disorder Figures Among Children Soars
... Hospital figures show that there were 51 hospital admissions
last year of boys under 11 with eating disorders and 36 admissions
of girls. The statistics show that, in 2003, hospitals made 93 admissions
of boys under 10 with eati...
SKorean University Seeks to Bar Smokers
...University, told Thursday's Korea Times that a new admissions
policy would give extra points to non-smoking applicants. "I will definitely introduce the new system to remove smoking students from our school," he was quoted as saying in an interview. "Although we cannot exactly tell smokers from non-smokers ...
Southern England Far Healthier Than the North
...0. The national average for drink-related hospital admissions
was 247.7. The figures also reveal the proportion of individuals 16 and over who binge drink. Newcastle rates the highest with 29.2 per cent of and the lowest is 8.8 per cent in East Dorset. The national average is 18.2 per cent. Last year was ...
Australian Government Charged With Under-funding Public Hospitals
...g $1.1 billion a year. That means 350,000 hospital admissions
less. The report was prepared jointly by Australia's six state and two territory Labor health ministers. It also found that since 2000 the commonwealth's financial contribution to running and maintaining hospitals had fallen from 50 per cent to 4...
Radio-frequency Ablation Offers Hope for People With Inoperable Kidney Tumours
...removal of kidney tumours that results in hospital admissions
of 7 to 10 days and postoperative recovery time of 6 to 8 weeks, RFA is minimally invasive with a short recovery time, allows for the kidney to be preserved, and also avoids postoperative complications such as pain, pneumonia, injury to the organs an...
States' Spending may Help Keep Childless Seniors Independent
... a national survey of first long-term nursing home admissions
occurring between 1995 and 2002, the researchers e...ions in state spending affect risk of nursing home admissions
and whether the effect is different for those who have family and those who do not. They found tha...
Albuterol may Be Helpful for Infants Suffering from Bronchiolitis
...asthma in adults, is responsible for many hospital admissions
of infants. It is the commonest cause of hospital admission in this age group. There are two drugs in general use to treat this condition, epinephrine and albuterol, and there is some controversy and passion involved in the choice of medication. ...
Extra Time for Students With Learning Disabilities Does Not Skew SAT Scores
...me aspects of knowledge for both groups. College admissions
officers should consider these results as evidence that scores from an extended-time administration of the SAT have the same meaning, and therefore can be interpreted in the same way, as scores from standard time administrations, says Lindstrom. In...
NHS Oversupplied With Cataract Surgery, Say Doctors
...e research team analysed national data on hospital admissions
for cataract surgery in England from 1968 to 2004. They also looked at similar data for the former regional health authority area of Oxford. The analysis of the national data showed that cataract surgery rates rose 10-fold between 1968 and 2004. ...
Medical Admissions Test Integrity Under Threat
...of UMAT training courses threatens to undermine an admissions
test that purports to standardise the entry process to medical school, Mr Mitchell said. AMSA believes the trend for secondary school students to train for the UMAT sets an inappropriate tone for the commencement of studies in medicine. Exploit...
TB Patients in Marginalised Groups Need Social Support for Effective Medical Treatment
... to hospital during their treatment, with hospital admissions
for homeless people being longer and costing two and a half times more than admissions
for non-homeless people. * People were most likely to miss appointments if they had previously had...
Refugees No Burden On Health System
...acio Correa-Velez, and colleagues studied hospital admissions
in Victoria over the six financial years to June 2004. 'We found that people born in refugee-source countries have lower or similar rates of hospital utilisation in Victoria, compared with the Australian-born population,' Dr Correa-Velez said. 'O...
Experts Question Whether Expert Patient Programmes Cut Healthcare Use
...t they make an important impact on either hospital admissions
or the use of other healthcare resources in the NHS. Although improvements in confidence are welcome, questions remain about its impact on health in patients in the UK, say the authors from Queen Marys School of Medicine and Dentistry in London. ...
Research Uncovers the Significant Benefits of Remote Monitoring
... chronic heart failure helped reduce heart failure admissions
to hospitals and lowered all cause mortality by nearly twenty per cent. "What we found is that the use of remote monitoring programs can improve outcomes in patients with heart failure and such an approach could help deal with the increasing number...
Improper Abortions- Kenyan Teenagers At Risk
...of abortion, the other leading causes of emergency admissions
were found to be inflammatory disease (24 per cent...t up to 87 per cent of all emergency gynecological admissions
there were a result of complications from abortion. A common point made in all three studies wa...
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