- The lottery of hospital admission. Cubitt, G. T. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/10/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7027, p384
Opinion. Focuses on the experience of a medical officer concerning hospital admissions in Great Britain. Need for clearing system for neurosurgical emergencies.
- 'Chest pain--please admit': is there an alternative? Capewell, Simon; McMurray, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/08/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7240, p951
Editorial. Comments on the condition of emergency medical admissions in Great Britain. Percentage of patients with acute central chest paint which account for emergency medical admissions; Details on the system of admission; Factors offered by rapid assessment chest services.
- Comparison of attendance and emergency admission patterns at accident and emergency departments in and out of London. Jankowski, Raymond F.; Mandaiia, Sunchiya // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/8/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6887, p1241
Compares admission patterns at emergency departments in London, England. Number of adults attending the departments; Similarities in broad clinical groupings of patients; Classification of general practice referrals.
- Report suggests rise in urgent care cases can be prevented. // Nursing Management - UK;Dec2013, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p7
The article reports that the increase of medical emergencies in Great Britain can be prevented based on a report from the National Audit Office (NAO) in 2013.
- Dizziness and vertigo: an epidemiological survey and patient management in the emergency room. Crespi, V. // Neurological Sciences;Mar2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 25, ps24
Dizziness and vertigo are frequent causes of presentation at the emergency room, with an incidence in the Vimercate district, Italy, close to 3.5%. The basic management of the ï¿½dizzyï¿½ patients in the emergency room includes a detailed history and an accurate physical/neurological...
- Patient Dumping in the Hospital Emergency Department: Renewed Interest in an Old Problem. Enfield, Lisa M.; Sklar, David P. // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1988, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p561
Alarm about the adverse effects of transferring emergency patients for economic reasons has resulted in federal legislation aimed at curbing the practice. We review the history of common law hospital liability for denial of emergency care and analyze the federal legislation designed to restrict...
- Modelling risk of readmission with phase-type distribution and transition models. DEMIR, EREN; CHAUSSALET, THIERRY; XIE, HAIFENG; MILLARD, PETER H. // IMA Journal of Management Mathematics;Oct2009, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p357
A patient with frequent past readmissions may have an increased risk of future readmission. The principal objective of this paper was to determine the risk of readmission, given individual patient's history of readmissions. First, we develop a modelling approach to systematically tackle the...
- Emergency departments reduce admissions. Osterland, Thomas; Petersen, Dan Brun // Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation & Emergency Medici;2012 Supplement 2, Vol. 20 Issue Suppl 2, p1
An abstract of the article "Emergency departments reduce admissions," by Thomas Osterland and Dan Brun Petersen is presented.
- Funding of emergency admissions is nonsensical. Levine, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal;10/20/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7879, p28
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Reducing emergency admissions: are we on the right track?," by Roland and Abel in the September 18, 2012 issue.