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- Day 0 intensive care unit discharge – risk or benefit for the patient who undergoes myocardial revascularization? Calafiore, Antonio Maria; Scipioni, Giovanni; Teodori, Giovanni; Di Giammarco, Gabriele; Di Mauro, Michele; Canosa, Carlo; Iacò, Angela Lorena; Vitolla, Giuseppe // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Mar2002, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p377
Objective: Day 0 intensive care unit (ICU) discharge allows to use one ICU bed for two patients. Results of this policy were analysed. Methods: From January 1998 to June 2001, 1194 patients who had myocardial revascularization in the morning were discharged on the same day (Group 0,...
- Long-term outcome factors associated with prolonged admission to the ICU. Santana-Cabrera, Luciano; Torrent, Rosa Lorenzo; Sánchez-Palacios, Manuel; Rodríguez-Escot, Cristina; Martín-Santana, Josefa D.; Hernández, Juan Ramón Hernández // International Journal of Critical Illness & Injury Science;Oct-Dec2014, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p320
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article related to factors affecting survival rate of patients that were associated with prolonged admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) in the previous issue.
- Evolution of the Discharge Coordinator Role in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. R., Hynes // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, pe30
An abstract of the study "Evolution of the Discharge Coordinator Role in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit," by R. Hynes is presented.
- Risk of admission within 4 weeks of discharge of elderly patients from the emergency department... Caplan, Gideon A.; Brown, Ann // Age & Ageing;Nov98, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p697
Presents a study which identified the risk factors for admission of elderly patients after discharge from the emergency department. Methodology; Results and discussion; Conclusions.
- Economic Incentives and Use of the Intensive Care Unit. Friedman, Ari B. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/11/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 22, p2336
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "ICU Bed Supply, Utilization, and Health Care Spending: An Example of Demand Elasticity," by R. A. Gooch and J. M. Kahn that was published in a 2014 issue.
- Economic Incentives and Use of the Intensive Care Unit. Gooch, Rebecca A.; Kahn, Jeremy M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/11/2014, Vol. 311 Issue 22, p2337
A reply by Rebecca A. Gooch and Jeremy M. Kahn to a letter to the editor about their article "ICU Bed Supply, Utilization, and Health Care Spending: An Example of Demand Elasticity" that was published in a 2014 issue is presented.
- Discharge of preterm babies from neonatal units. Derbyshire, F.; Davies, D.P.; Bacco, A. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);1/23/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6311, p233
Reports the use of weight criteria upon early discharge of preterm babies from neonatal units in Great Britain. Consideration of other health determinants; Participation of patients in the care of infants; Absence of possible complications of early discharge.
- Emergency Department presenting complaints associated with high mortality and the need for intensive care. Forberg, Jakob Lundager; Barfod, Charlotte // Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation & Emergency Medici;2012 Supplement 2, Vol. 19 Issue Suppl 2, p16
The article presents a study on the mortality and adverse outcome related to presenting complaint in the emergency department (ED) at the Hillerod Hospital in Denmark. The study showed the importance of identifying presenting complaints associated with high mortality or increased risk of...
- Rationing: the search for sunlight. Smith, Richad // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/21/91-12/28/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6817, p1561
Focuses the health care rationing in Great Britain. Reason to discontinue the treatment of terminally ill people; Denial on the admission of patients above certain age to intensive care units; Refusal for renal dialysis of diabetic patients.