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The use of emergency medical services (EMS) for diabetes-related events is believed to be substantial but has not been quantified nationally despite the diverse acute complications associated with diabetes. We describe diabetes-related EMS activations in 2015 among people of all ages from 23 U.S. states.
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To assess county-level socioeconomic disparities in medical service usage for infections among Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes (MBWDs) who had fee-for-service health insurance claims during 2012.
Acute medical units (AMUs) receive the majority of acute medical patients presenting to hospital as an emergency in the United Kingdom (UK) and in other international settings. They have emerged as a ...
Diabetes is a common chronic condition and as of 2015, approximately 30 million persons in the United States had diabetes (23 million with diagnosed and 7 million with undiagnosed) (1). Diabetic ketoa...
Despite the proliferation of risk scores, few have been validated in Hispanic populations. Undiagnosed diabetes is more prevalent among racial/ethnic minorities in the United States (U.S.). The aim of...
Allergic rhinitis (AR) affects up to 40% of the United States population, with approximately $11 billion annual medical costs. Allergy immunotherapy is the best option for long-term symptomatic relief...
Since 80's, admissions in Emergency medical services increase regularly. Children represents 30% of the patients in Emergency medical Service. Only 20% of admissions are hospitalized and o...
The Swiss Emergency Triage Scale (SETS) in used for triage in emergency departments in Switzerland, France and Belgium. No validated triage scale is actually used by Emergency Medical Ser...
There is a need to reduce the number of ambulance transports to the Emergency Room to the patients who are not in need of urgent medical care. There are currently no studies and the aim of...
It appears that the heavyness of flu pathology, the diagnosis limits and the validity of it was well studied in the last years.However, the economical impact and the organisation benefit i...
Since the report "To Err is Human" by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1999, attention was brought to the general public that adverse events in medicine are common and are one of the lea...
A division of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that is responsible for the public health and the provision of medical services to NATIVE AMERICANS in the United States, primarily those residing on reservation lands.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
The use of communication systems, such as telecommunication, to transmit emergency information to appropriate providers of health services.
An office of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE organized in June 1992 to promote research integrity and investigate misconduct in research supported by the Public Health Service. It consolidates the Office of Scientific Integrity of the National Institutes of Health and the Office of Scientific Integrity Review in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health.
A corps of the armed services concerned with animal medicine, the chief interest of which is the care of government-owned working dogs (as in the military police units), working horses (as in state funerals), and working military dolphins (as in undersea exploration and other activities). In the United States Army Veterinary Corps animal medicine overlaps and interconnects with biomedical research using laboratory research animals. A related activity is laboratory animal care. The Corps provides limited care for privately owned animals of military personnel through non-appropriated funds. Military service veterinarians in the United States Army must be graduates of accredited veterinary schools and must have a state license. (Telephone communication with Lt. Col. William Inskeep II, U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, October 4, 1994)