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Women with a history of intimate partner violence also were more likely to have heart attacks, hypertension and heart disease. ... For example, said the editorialist, a link has been found between violence, stress and somatic disorders, such as
March 2008

Risk adjustment for more patient, population characteristics could reduce readmission penalties

Researchers assessed the impact of adjusting for hospitals' cumulative chronic disease burden; quantity of patients who were dual-eligible, disabled, or long-term nursing home residents; and other area-level socioeconomic ... The new characteristics for
September 2018

Parenteral iron for preoperative iron deficiency anemia: A safe choice?

Am J Hematol. 2008;83:5808. ). Until recently, we had no practical studies to determine the coexistence of anemia of chronic disease and iron deficiency anemia. ... al. Evaluation of serum transferrin receptor and sTfR ferritin indices in diagnosing and
March 2012

Hospitals with high readmission rates may be penalized largely because of patients they serve

Patients admitted to hospitals with more readmissions had higher chronic disease burden, less education, fewer assets, worse self-reported health status, more depressive symptoms, worse cognition, worse physical functioning, and more ... For example,
September 2015

Caring for inpatients with chronic diseases from childhood

Thanks to ongoing medical advances, more children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, congenital heart disease, Down syndrome and other physical or developmental conditions survive well into adulthood. ... To best help these fledgling adults, doctors will
November 2012

Antihypertensive treatment intensified at discharge regardless of outpatient blood pressure history

to benefit (history of myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular disease, or renal disease). ... Overall, clinicians would be wise to adopt Sin City's famous tagline, ‘What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas;’ often the safest approach to inpatient
September 2018

Utility of the anemia index in investigating the ‘3S's' of anemia

Blood. 1997;89:1052-7. [PMID: 9028338]. ,. 33. Weiss G, Goodnough LT. Anemia of chronic disease. ... Anemia of chronic disease. N Engl J Med. 2005 Mar;352(10):1011-23. [PMID: 15758012].
July 2015

Majority of asthma, COPD inpatients misuse inhalers, but are easily educated

While inhaler misuse is common among hospitalized patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), patients can be easily taught to use the devices correctly, a new study found. ... Insufficient vision may be a barrier to chronic
February 2011

Taking charge after discharge

at other diagnoses as well, experts said, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and diabetes. ... clinician. In some programs, chronic disease patients get their checkup phone calls directly from a nurse, who either deals with any
January 2013


Surgical/procedural care and high-complexity chronic disease management should be prioritized, although some preventive services may also be highly necessary, CMS said.
April 2020

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