Patient-Directed Music Therapy as an Adjunct During Burn Wound Care
- outpatient. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1665
A definition of the term "outpatient," which refers to one who receives treatment at a hospital, clinic or dispensary but is not hospitalized, is presented.
- Casemix adjustment for outpatient service: a tool for resource allocation of social security population in Thailand. Upakdee, Nilawan; Pannarunothai, Supasit; Sakunphanit, Thaworn; Preechachard, Rangsima // BMC Health Services Research;2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
Introduction Social security scheme (SSS) is a compulsory health insurance scheme covering formal workers in Thailand. The scheme pays health care providers on a flat capitation rate to cover both ambulatory and inpatient care. Capitation payment has caused strong incentive for cost-containment,...
- 'Who says there is a deficiency in care?'. Waterfall, William E. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Feb2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p7
Focuses on the care maintenance for outpatients undergoing complicated surgery. Evolution of surgical management of gallstones; Inclusion of home visit or telephone interview in the 48-hour post-discharge survey; Need for outpatients to have a regular contact with their surgeons.
- Outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy: home visit versus telephone follow-up. Fallis, Wendy M. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Feb2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p39
Investigates the post-discharge follow-up for patients who have undergone laparoscopic cholecystectomy on an outpatient basis. Difference in mean concern scores and satisfaction level of patients; Growth in the availability and use of ambulatory surgery; Use of the telephone as a suitable...
- Health care barometer. // AHA News;6/12/95, Vol. 31 Issue 24, p4
Reports on a survey showing the expansion of ambulatory care services by urban hospitals in the United States. Reasons for the new and expanded services; Percentage of hospitals showing ambulatory care services; Top five services targeted for establishment and expansion.
- PPI: Hospitals up 0.1% overall. Cys, Jane // AHA News;04/12/99, Vol. 35 Issue 14, p2
Reports the status of main hospital segments in the Producer Price Index as of April 9, 1999. Increase in the general medical and surgical hospitals; Status of inpatient treatments; Decrease in outpatient services.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Fall92, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p128
Presents an abstract of the study `The Dual-Task Methodology and Assessing the Attentional Demands of Ambulation with Walking Devices,' by D.L. Wright and T.L. Kemp and reprinted from the 1992 issue of the `Physical Therapy.'
- FQHC relieves some ED pressure. // ED Management;Oct2010, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p113
The article reports on federally qualified health center (FQHC) co-developed by Erlanger Health System and University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOMC) in Chattanooga, Tennessee which addresses concerns regarding the increase in non-acute patients under health care reform.
- Surgery center growth expected to continue. // Same-Day Surgery;Dec2007, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p147
The article highlights a report from the Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) which claims that the rate of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the U.S. will continue to grow.