Current trends in HIV-related hospital admissions and their impact on hospital resource
- LETTERS. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/6/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6840, p1506
Presents correspondence in the June 1992 issue of the 'British Medical Journal.' Prevalence of HIV infection among drug users; Transmission of HIV viruses; Relation between benzodiazepine use and hospital admission; Hospital mortality of patients injured by antipersonnel mines; Need to improve...
- The effectiveness and cost implications of task-shifting in the delivery of antiretroviral therapy to HIV-infected patients: a systematic review. Mdege, Noreen Dadirai; Chindove, Stanley; Ali, Shehzad // Health Policy & Planning;May2013, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p223
Introduction Human resource shortages are a challenge to the rollout of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-infected patients, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Task-shifting has been recommended as an approach to reduce the impact of human resource shortages. We conducted a systematic review...
- Diagnostic accuracy of quantitative PCR (Xpert MTB/RIF) for tuberculous pericarditis compared to adenosine deaminase and unstimulated interferon-Î³ in a high burden setting: a prospective study. Pandie, Shaheen; Peter, Jonathan G.; Kerbelker, Zita S.; Meldau, Richard; Theron, Grant; Govender, Ureshnie; Ntsekhe, Mpiko; Dheda, Keertan; Mayosi, Bongani M. // BMC Medicine;2014, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1
Background Tuberculous pericarditis (TBP) is associated with high morbidity and mortality, and is an important treatable cause of heart failure in developing countries. Tuberculous aetiology of pericarditis is difficult to diagnose promptly. The utility of the new quantitative PCR test (Xpert...
- Determinants of hospital admission among HIV-positive people in British Columbia. Weber,, Amy E.; Yip, Benita; O'Shaughnessy, Michael V.; Montaner, Julio S.G.; Hogg, Robert S. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/21/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 6, p783
Offers a study that evaluates the demographic and clinical determinants of admission to hospital among HIV-positive patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in British Columbia. Methods; Results; Interpretation.
- GPs slam claim over discharges. // Pulse;2/3/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the decline of the number of patients discharged from hospitals in Loughborough, London, England.
- Florida hospital admissions up 4.5%. // AHA News;9/2/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 34, p7
Reports an increase in hospital admissions in Florida. Cities within which growth was evident; Trend in the length of hospital stay; Findings on Medicare, Medicaid and insurance.
- Is that geriatric patient really ready to go home? Jacobs, Lynn; Fontana, Rosalie; Albert, Diane // RN;Nov85, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p40
Details the measures taken by a geriatric outpatient clinic to prevent post-discharge problems. Preparation procedures; Importance of a written plan; Precautions to consider in the homemaking service. INSET: When the geriatric patient goes home.
- Top 25 U.S. hospitals. // Managed Healthcare;Jun98, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p58
Presents data on the top 25 nonfederal community general hospitals ranked in the United States by admissions in 1996. Total number of admissions; Number of outpatient visits; Total operating beds; Total expenses.
- Diabetes admissions cut. // Pulse;4/6/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p8
The article reports on the decline of hospital admissions of diabetics due to integrated care programmes, according to the preliminary results of an initiative in the east of England.