The cost effectiveness of an early transition from hospital to nursing home for stroke patients: design of a comparative study
- Public Health and Aging: Hospitalizations for Stroke Among Adults Aged â‰¥65 Years–United States, 2000. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;8/27/2003, Vol. 290 Issue 8, p1023
Presents data and statistics on hospitalization and aftercare services for stroke victims. Its status as the third leading cause of death in the United States; Rise in the number of hospital admissions for stroke since 1993; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which provided the study...
- Cost-effectiveness of a day hospital falls prevention programme for screened community-dwelling older people at high risk of falls. Irvine, Lisa; Conroy, Simon P.; Sach, Tracey; Gladman, John R. F.; Harwood, Rowan H.; Kendrick, Denise; Coupland, Carol; Drummond, Avril; Barton, Garry; Masud, Tahir // Age & Ageing;Nov2010, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p710
Background: multifactorial falls prevention programmes for older people have been proved to reduce falls. However, evidence of their cost-effectiveness is mixed.Design: economic evaluation alongside pragmatic randomised controlled trial.Intervention: randomised trial of 364 people aged...
- CHP on the rise as carbon reduction targets loom. Parkinson, Alex // Heating & Ventilating Review;Nov2014, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p22
The article presents the views of Alex Parkinson, sales manager at Bosch commercial and Industrial Heating's CHP, on cost-effective solutions of commercial Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and light commercial that reduces carbon usage in Great Britain. Topics discussed include use of CHP projects...
- Proceedings of SRR. Carter, J.; Wade, D.; Mant, J.; Winner, S.; Davies, S.; Fall, S.; Ellul, Y.; Barer, D.; Hsiao, S.-F.; Newham, D.J.; Burridge, J.H.; Taylor, P.N.; Hagan, S.A.; Wood, D.E.; Swain, I.D.; Lightbody, Liz; Watkins, Caroline; Sharma, Anil; Soutter et al, J. // Clinical Rehabilitation;Apr98, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p161
These abstracts are from the proceedings of the Society for Research in Rehabilitation meeting, run in collaboration with the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine, held in Leeds on 7-9 July 1997.
- Eventos prehospitalarios y mortalidad intrahospitalaria despuÃ©s de enfermedad cerebrovascular aguda. Chiquete, Erwin; Ruiz-Sandoval, José Luis // Revista Mexicana de Neurociencia;ene/feb2007, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p41
Background: After suffering stroke, early arrival to hospital is mandatory for adequate management. Objective: We aimed to identify factors influencing hospital arrival and prehospital events associated with in-hospital mortality of patients with acute stroke, before the establishment of a...
- NHs are beneficiaries of stroke discharge decisions. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;10/13/97, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p1
Provides support from studies that stroke victims belonging to health maintenance organizations are likely to be discharged from acute care to nursing homes, than similar patients covered by traditional fee-for-service insurance. Significance of the findings; Detailed information on the research.
- Nursing home gives up, allows HIV-positive patient. // Gay & Lesbian Times;10/16/2003, Issue 825, p31
Reports on the decision of a nursing home based in Kentwood, Louisiana to admit a stroke patient diagnosed with HIV after bowing to pressure from a gay rights group. Decision of the gay rights group to file a federal discrimination case against the nursing facility.
- Autonomy in stroke rehabilitation: the perceptions of care providers in nursing homes. Proot, IM; Abu-Saad, HH; Van Oorsouw, GGJ; Stevens, JJAM // Nursing Ethics;Jan2002, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p36
Twenty-seven health care providers from three nursing homes were interviewed about the autonomy of stroke patients in rehabilitation wards. Data were analysed using the grounded theory method for concept development recommended by Strauss and Corbin. The core category 'changing autonomy' was...
- Valuable Lessons From Shared Memories. Kuster, Judith Maginnis // ASHA Leader;8/5/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p23
Focuses on the lesson learned about shared memories. Internet sites featuring characters popular with children that can help develop shared memories and uncover potential treatment activities; Evaluation of a stroke survivor in a small rural nursing home; Prevalence of shared memories with...