Impact of influenza exposure on rates of hospital admissions and physician visits because of respiratory illness among pregnant women
- Influenza-Associated Disease Burden in Kenya: A Systematic Review of Literature. Emukule, Gideon O.; Paget, John; Velden, Koos van der; Mott, Joshua A. // PLoS ONE;9/23/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p1
Background: In Kenya data on the burden of influenza disease are needed to inform influenza control policies. Methods: We conducted a systematic review of published data describing the influenza disease burden in Kenya using surveillance data collected until December 2013. We included studies...
- Hospitalizations associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus among patients attending a network of private hospitals in South Africa, 2007-2012. Kyeyagalire, Robert; Tempia, Stefano; Cohen, Adam L.; Smith, Adrian D.; McAnerney, Johanna M.; Dermaux-Msimang, Veerle; Cohen, Cheryl // BMC Infectious Diseases;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p724
Background Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection are common causes of lower respiratory tract illness. Data on their burden in low and middle-income settings and from Africa are scarce. We aimed to estimate age-specific rates of hospitalization attributable to influenza and...
- Respiratory admissions still on increase. // Pulse;10/31/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 39, p4
The article focuses on the increasing admission of respiratory illnesses to hospitals according to a research in Great Britain. The research shows that despite the intake of flu vaccine, admission for respiratory illnesses are still increasing. Furthermore , Dr. Doug Fleming, states that annual...
- Doctor, Doctor. // OECD Observer;Jan2002, Issue 230, p56
Reports on rate of doctor consultations in OECD countries. Increase in the frequency of Hungarians to consult doctors; Probability of Hungarians to be admitted in hospitals; Decrease of the ratio of consultations in Poland.
- Rapid diagnosis, treatment, necessary to reduce influenza fatalities. // Infectious Disease News;Apr2012, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p12
The article focuses on two studies published online which concluded that rapid diagnosis and treatment of influenza are important in reducing disease-related fatalities and hospitalizations.
- Pregnancy and Pandemic Flu. Elliott, Elizabeth J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/1/2010, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p691
The author discusses the result of the study conducted by Hewagama concerning the impact of H1N1 influenza A in 2009 among pregnant women. She states that the study shows majority of the women admitted are on their second and third trimesters of pregnancy. She notes that there was one maternal...
- Hong Kong Hospital Reports Possible Airborne Influenza Transmission. // Trends in Medical Research;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p54
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- Did You Know That. . . ? // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Jun2003, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p2
Presents brief facts on the length of hospital stay of women after childbirth, as of June 2003.
- Maternity stay legislation moves in number of states. West, Diane // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;3/25/96, Vol. 100 Issue 13, p50
Looks at the passing of legislation pertaining to the hospital stay of mothers and newborns in Indiana. Bill signed by Governor Evan Bayh on March 6, 1996; Effective date of legislation; Details of bill.