Hospitalized Patients' Understanding of Their Plan of Care
- Reducing Readmissions. MINICH-POURSHADI, KAREN // HealthLeaders Magazine;Mar2011, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p40
The article discusses the need to control hospital readmissions considered a serious concern by healthcare industry leaders. A "New England Journal of Medicine" study revealed that half of Medicare patients rehospitalized within 30 days did not have a physician visit between the time of their...
- Health Matters. Whitaker, Phil // New Statesman;5/13/2016, Vol. 145 Issue 5314, p57
A personal narrative is presented of the author's experience as a doctor trying to gain consent from a mentally disabled patient for admission into a hospital for treatment.
- Adverse events occur after hospital discharge, study finds. Traynor, Kate // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/15/2003, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p534
Focuses on side effects observed among patients after they are discharged from hospitals. Percentage showing the drug-related adverse effects; Remedies suggested for the side effects; Problems related to systems in the hospitals.
- Can a standardised procedure influence the process and outcomes of discharge for older hospital... // Age & Ageing;Jan97 Supplement, Vol. 26, p34
Presents an abstract of the study `Can Standardised Procedure Influence the Process and Outcomes of Discharge for Older Hospital Patients?,' by S.M. Peet, S.G. Parker et al, presented during the communications to the autumn meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 3-4, 1996 in...
- Influence of Drugs, Demographics and Medical History on Hospital Readmission of Elderly Patients: A Predictive Model. Morrissey, E.F.R.; McElnay, J.C.; Scott, M.; McConnell, B.J. // Clinical Drug Investigation;2003, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p119
Objective: To investigate factors that influence hospital readmissions of elderly patients and to construct a robust hospital readmissions predictive model. Design: Each hospitalised patient was interviewed and medical, demographic and socioeconomic data were obtained from their medical charts....
- Dying for the weekend? // Australian Nursing Journal;Nov2001, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p22
Focuses on a study which revealed that patients with serious medical conditions are more likely to die in hospital if they are admitted on a weekend than if they are admitted on a weekday. Comparison of in-hospital mortality among patients admitted on a weekend and on a weekday; Conditions that...
- Rehabilitation in the community. Sander, Ruth // Nursing Older People;May2002, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p10
Focuses on the approach of getting the views of clients in order to evaluate a project designed to prevent and shorten hospital admission. Effects of ill health and disability on self-esteem; Reactions of clients of being a patient on a hospital ward; Perceptions on the lack of staff time to...
- St. Francis relocates patient registration department. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;11/20/2000-11/27/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 19, p8
Reports the relocation of the patient registration department of the Saint Francis Hospital to its Atrium Building in Poughkeepsie, New York.
- The community hospital: a three-year study. Kernick, D.P.; Davies, S.E. // British Medical Journal;11/20/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6046, p1243
Analyzes the discharge of patients in a community hospital. Importance of general-practitioner hospitals in the overall health care plan; Evaluation of the performance and help in hospitals; Component of patients suitable for admission to the hospital.