- 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.
- Hospital admission or discharge up to doctor, not budget. Pfeiffer, Naomi // Drug Topics;7/21/97, Vol. 141 Issue 14, p48
States that responsibility for patient discharge belongs only to the doctor, and not the insurance company or the managed care organization. Response of insurance companies and hospital bureaucrats; Comments from Thomas E. Wallace, of the pulmonary amd critical care division of University of...
- Patient Dumping--It's Happening Again. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Feb2003, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p5
Talks about the too early discharge of people from the hospital. Purpose of the practice, known in the trade as dumping; Problems that clinicians should resolve prior to discharging their patients with hip fractures; Way consumers can best protect themselves.
- Experience of medical senior house officers in preparing discharge summaries. Frain, J. P.; Frain, A. E. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/10/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7027, p350
Examines the experience of senior house officers in preparing discharge summaries. Communication of information about a patient's stay in a hospital.
- 24-hour rule is OK if mom is a nurse. Burda, David // Modern Healthcare;11/20/95, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p44
Opinion. Narrates the hardship experienced by the author after the early discharged of his newly born baby from a hospital. Importance of allowing new mothers in the hospital; Basic skills needed in caring for the newborns; Help provided by neighbors and friends.
- A critical review of studies of newborn discharge timing. Margolis, Lewis H. // Clinical Pediatrics;Dec1995, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p626
Reports that hospitalization for newborns has declined dramatically, and efforts have driven control health-care cost and efforts to demedicalize child birth. Analyzing of discharge timing; Thirteen experimental studies retrieved; List of studies; Limitations of studies. INSETS: AAP/ACOG...