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Name: Critical care medicine
Because the Berlin ARDS definition has only moderate reliability, physicians disagree about the diagnosis of ARDS in some patients. Understanding the clinical differences between patients with agreeme...
Admission CTG is a short fetal heart rate (FHR) tracing recorded immediately at hospital admission to avoid unnecessary delay in action among pregnancies complicated by pre-existent fetal distress. Th...
This is a case report of delusional parasitosis in a 70-year-old woman. Delusional parasitosis, or delusional infestation, is a rare disorder typified by the false belief that an individual is infect...
Within a prospective, observational, multi-center cohort study 68 hospitals (of which 66 responded), mostly academic (n = 60, 91%) level I trauma centers (n = 44, 67%) in 20 countries were ask...
The purposes of this study were to determine the benefit of the bronchiolitis ultrasound score (BUS) in predicting hospital admission in children with acute bronchiolitis and to characterize lung sono...
Percentage of patients over 80 admitted in ICU varies greatly from one center to another. ICU admission criteria of older patients are scarcely described and benefit of ICU admission for t...
The purpose of the study is to test a standardized version of brief admission (BA) through randomized controlled trial (RCT). The main objective is to evaluate if BA can serve as a crisis ...
Background and Goal of Study: Adherence to best practice management of emergencies improves through the use of cognitive aids. Aim of this study was to develop and validate cognitive aids ...
Admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) is vital for surviving critical illness. An admission to ICU without having a consistent structure, structured review of the patient and a solid ...
Determine if routine BG testing at the time of ICU admission is being done on all patients, irrespective of a prior diagnosis of diabetes mellitus, and whether it provides clinically impor...
Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.
Test designed to identify students suitable for admission into a graduate or undergraduate curriculum.
Any system which allows payors to share some of the financial risk associated with a particular patient population with providers. Providers agree to adhere to fixed fee schedules in exchange for an increase in their payor base and a chance to benefit from cost containment measures. Common risk-sharing methods are prospective payment schedules (PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM), capitation (CAPITATION FEES), diagnosis-related fees (DIAGNOSIS-RELATED GROUPS), and pre-negotiated fees.
Use of marketing principles also used to sell products to consumers to promote ideas, attitudes and behaviors. Design and use of programs seeking to increase the acceptance of a social idea or practice by target groups, not for the benefit of the marketer, but to benefit the target audience and the general society.
Review of claims by insurance companies to determine liability and amount of payment for various services. The review may also include determination of eligibility of the claimant or beneficiary or of the provider of the benefit; determination that the benefit is covered or not payable under another policy; or determination that the service was necessary and of reasonable cost and quality.