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Predicting and preventing hospital decline

James J. Unland

Predicting and preventing hospital decline

by James J. Unland

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Published by Health Management Research Institute in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hospitals -- Administration

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James J. Unland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA971 .U54 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination145 p. ;
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1573385M
    ISBN 100962296511
    LC Control Number91070682
    OCLC/WorldCa25104544

    We compared the accuracies of each scale for predicting in‐hospital mortality within 24 hours of a mental‐status observation using area under the receiver operating characteristic curves (AUC).RESULTSThere were , paired observations of GCS and RASS obtained f admissions; (%) resulted in in‐hospital by:   UT Southwestern Medical Center. (, March 31). Data from full hospital stay not much better at predicting risk for readmission than data from first day, researchers find. ScienceDaily.

      Falls are common in old age and may have serious consequences. There are many strategies to predict and prevent falls from occurring in long-term care and hospitals. The aim of this study was to describe licensed practical nurse experiences of predicting and preventing further falls when working with patients who had experienced a fall-related by: 3.   The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality says that between , and 1 million patients fall in hospitals each year, according to a report in Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. Each year, approximat falls result in a fatality, and between 30 and 35 percent of patients who fall are injured, center officials say.

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Predicting and preventing avoidable hospital admissions: A review Article Literature Review in The journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 43(4).

This chapter has presented an overview of research and evidence-based practices for elderly care during hospitalization to prevent functional decline.

A number of other chapters in this book further address related areas, such as averting patient falls, preventing pressure ulcers, symptom management, and other aspects of care for the hospitalized elder.

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These patients are at increased risk of adverse health outcomes, including functional decline, increased length of stay, institutionalization, geriatric syndromes (e.g. delirium), hospital readmissions and by:   Methods Patient characteristics at the time of presentation in the ACTION (Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network) Registry–GWTG (Get With the Guidelines) database from January through December were used to develop a multivariate hierarchical logistic regression model predicting in-hospital mortality.

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Preventing Patient Falls presents the authoritative Morse Fall Scale for predicting the likelihood of a patient falling. The book is the culmination of the author's eight years of research into patient falls and what can be done to prevent them.

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population • #1 in worksite health centers • #1 in health system pharmacies • #1 in flu immunizations • #1 in health testing services • 6. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has increased rates of public and private health insurance in the United States. Increasing coverage could raise hospital revenue and reduce the need to shift costs to insured patients.

The consequences of ACA on hospital revenues could be examined if payments were known for most hospitals in the United States. Actual payment Cited by: 9. Although payers increasingly report information on hospital volume and mortality from surgery, the value of these data is uncertain.

Using national Medicare data Cited by:   Accidental falls are the commonest safety incidents affecting hospital inpatients and care-home residents [ 1, 2].The recent National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) report, ‘Slips Trips and Falls in Hospital’ [ 2], identified overreported falls incidents from acute, community and mental health trusts in England and Wales from / alone, (some 32% Cited by: The strongest risk factors for avoidable hospital admission are age and deprivation but ethnicity, distance to hospital, rurality, lifestyle and meteorological factors are also important, as well as access to primary care.

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Lastly, FeNO may serve as a diagnostic and predictive tool in preschool children at risk for asthma. A brochure was developed titled Preventing Functional Decline in the Hospitalized Patient. The brochures were made available to all adult inpatient units throughout the hospital.

The brochures included information for the patient and families about the importance of preventing functional decline. Outcome • staff members completed the module. In his co-authored book, "Preventing Alzheimer's," he writes: "Contrary to popular belief, with current medical and scientific knowledge, the onset of Alzheimer's Disease can be delayed by.

Background Employees in contact with infectious tuberculosis (TB) patients in healthcare facilities of low-incidence countries are still at considerable risk of acquiring TB infections. However, formal precautions recommended on the protection of healthcare workers may not only vary from country to country but also within a single country.

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In this chapter, we will review the body of evidence on the use of various clinical and comorbid factors, alone and/or in combination with biomarkers, on predicting rapid cognitive decline across the spectrum of cognitive impairment – defined in terms of AD progression in MCI subjects and Author: Mei Sian Chong, Tih-Shih Lee.

Nurse-led study shows a tool kit may be useful, particularly in older patients.Predicting and Preventing Asthma Exacerbations. r Hoch MD, MSCS, An asthma exacerbation involves either a slow onset of symptoms or a rapid decline in respiratory status. Persistent or acute allergen or irritant exposure promotes inflammation, bronchoconstriction, and airway hyperresponsiveness on an ongoing basis.the rate at which violent persons commit violent acts (the number of violent acts committed by a person each year).

the persistence (or duration) of violent persons' histories of committing violent acts (e.g., length in years from the commission of the first act of violence to the last act of violence); and. the seriousness (or harmfulness) of the violent acts committed by individuals .