TITLE

VOLUME = SAFE SURGERY

PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;May2004, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p225
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an overview of a study conducted by physicians from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, on the outcome of two different surgical procedures performed in either small, local hospitals or large, regional medical centers. Comparison of the death rates between the two surgical procedures; Implications of the study for patients.
ACCESSION #
12704530

 

Related Articles

  • Acute medical units reduce deaths and length of stay. Mayor, Susan // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Nov2008, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p615 

    The article reports on the reduction of death rates and length of stay in acute medical units in London. More specifically, the overall mortality rate for people admitted with medical illnesses is from 1.6% in 2005 to 1.125% in 2007. According to an audit of hospital admissions, the patient's...

  • Significant reduction in death rates. Mayor, Susan // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Nov2008, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p615 

    The article reports on Australian study concerning hospital death rates. The results show that hospital deaths down from 5.6% in 2003, before setting up an acute medical unit, to 3.8% in 2006, after it was fully functioning. The researchers noted that the reduction in deaths happened despite a...

  • Hospital volume and patient outcomes in major cancer surgery: a catalyst for quality assessment and concentration of cancer services. Hillner, Bruce E.; Smith, Thomas J.; Hillner, B E; Smith, T J // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/25/98, Vol. 280 Issue 20, p1783 

    Editorial. References a study in the same issue by Begg et al which contributes data on factors associated with outcomes for patients undergoing major cancer surgery. Patient mortality; Essential data elements needed to identify superior or inferior cancer care; Discussion of process-outcome...

  • European Study Finds Link Between Mortality Rates After Surgery, Heavy Nurse Workload, and Nurse Education Levels.  // Journal of Nursing Regulation;Jul2014, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p53 

    No abstract available.

  • Mortality rates at Virginia Hospitals continue to decline.  // Cardiology Today;Jul2008, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p44 

    The article reports on the decrease in mortality rates in hospitals in Virginia starting 2003, according to Virginia Health Information. Data indicated 0.1 percent increase in readmission rates from 2005 to 2006. Open heart surgery also dropped in that period. The findings would help cardiac...

  • Impact of hospital volume on operative mortality for major cancer surgery. Begg, Colin B.; Cramer, Laura D.; Hoskins, William J.; Brennan, Murray F.; Begg, C B; Cramer, L D; Hoskins, W J; Brennan, M F // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;11/25/98, Vol. 280 Issue 20, p1747 

    Context: Hospitals that treat a relatively high volume of patients for selected surgical oncology procedures report lower surgical in-hospital mortality rates than hospitals with a low volume of the procedures, but the reports do not take into account length of stay or adjust for...

  • Hospital mortality league tables:influence of place of death. Seagroatt, Valerie; Goldacre, Michael J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/22/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7450, p1235 

    Presents a study on how the geographic variation between the provision and use of different facilities for the care of the dying might influence the scale and ranking of hospital death rates. Description of the study and its results; Comment that geographical differences in the provision of...

  • Independent Nurse: Journals Watch - Liver cirrhosis remains a disease with poor prognosis.  // GP: General Practitioner;11/18/2005, p86 

    This article presents an analysis of mortality rate amongst people admitted to hospital for liver cirrhosis in southern England. Researchers analyzed mortality rate amongst 8,192 people admitted to hospital for liver cirrhosis in southern England. It was found that the fatality rate a year after...

  • Variation in Site of Death among Nursing Home Residents in British Columbia, Canada. McGregor, Margaret J.; Tate, Robert B.; Ronald, Lisa A.; McGrail, Kimberlyn M. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Oct2007, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p1128 

    Objective: To assess the proportion of in-hospital versus in-nursing home deaths among a population of decedent nursing home residents in British Columbia, Canada, and to identify facility and individual characteristics associated with in-hospital death. Methods: We examined nursing home...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics