Researchers used 43 variables and trends to develop a logistic model and deterioration index that helped predict patient deterioration one hour or more before an adverse event. ... Inclusion of demographic data, laboratory values, and trends appeared to
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The trend promises to bring more convenient, sophisticated services to more people, but some question whether these benefits will come at the expense of the poor and uninsured living in cities. ... The trend is toward smaller facilities that focus on
The reasons underlying the diverging country-specific patterns for patients with [heart failure] HF are not clear, but should be concerning for the United States, who have had a trend of ... It is difficult to compare heart failure mortality trends
Exotic travel trend poses new challenges for hospitalists.
Temporal trends and sex differences in treatment intensity and location of death were assessed via a retrospective cohort study of adults with heart failure who died between April 2004 and March
Patients treated by hospitalists did show a trend toward lower 30-day mortality than those treated by nonhospitalists, according to a retrospective analysis of fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries discharged to ... However, we also observed a trend
One trend already affecting hospitals is a decline in patient volume, as care is shifted to the outpatient setting and preventable admissions are reduced. ... Singer. Other trends could also shift the balance that has led so many internal medicine
for sociodemographics, admitting diagnosis, comorbid conditions, and secular trends.
Comparison tools may be flawed but consumer demand keeps growing.