Tag: "rehospitalization" at medical news
Most Hospital Performance Measures for Heart Failure Not Linked to Improved Patient Outcomes
...sk of death at 60- to 90-days after discharge, and rehospitalization
rates. Follow-up data were collected from 5,791 pa...nt of the patients had died and the total death or rehospitalization
rate was 36.2 percent. None of the current ACC/AHA performance measures was a significant independen...
Emergency Heart Patients Do Better With Invasive Approach
... at differences in rates of intractable angina and rehospitalization
during the first six to 12 months after the initia...sk score, a reduced risk of death, heart attack or rehospitalization
was seen only for patients with intermediate or high risk who underwent an early invasive approach. ...
Use of Anti-Depressant Does not Help Patients with Anorexia Nervosa
...lapse, with 30 to 50 percent of patients requiring rehospitalization
within 1 year of discharge after successful weight restoration. This has prompted interest in interventions aimed at preventing relapse following weight restoration. A substantial number of patients with anorexia nervosa receive antidepressant medica...