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To examine the cost of psychotic disorders in Bulgaria prior to hospital admission and following discharge from two perspectives: healthcare and societal; and to evaluate the association between the costs and the patient's characteristics.
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Name: Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology
High mortality and healthcare costs area associated with ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) due to (). The data concerning the link between multidrug-resistance of strains and outcomes remains co...
We previously demonstrated that violent ideation predicts both violent acts and eventual progression to syndromal psychosis in individuals at clinical high-risk for psychosis (CHR). We performed amygd...
Delirium at admission is associated with increased hospital morbidity and mortality, but it may be missed in up to 70% of cases. Use of a predictive algorithm in an electronic medical record (EMR) sys...
Oropharyngeal dysphagia is frequent in hospitalized post-stroke patients and is associated with increased mortality and comorbidities. The aim of our analysis was to evaluate the impact of dysphagia o...
Patient care suffers when teaching teams fail to achieve a shared understanding of problems to be addressed during a hospital admission. In academic contexts where attending physicians take turns supe...
The present study evaluates the effects of the visit prior to hospital admission on anxiety, depression and satisfaction of patients in an intensive care unit.
The present study evaluates the effects of the visit prior to hospital admission on anxiety, depression and satisfaction of family in an intensive care unit.
This study aims to examine the effectiveness of the cognitive behavioral therapy in preventing the conversion of psychosis in a sample of individuals at-risk for psychosis.
The overall purpose of this study is to determine whether a family history of psychosis is associated with an altered cannabinoid system. This will be tested by studying individuals with a...
The goal of this project is to investigate whether a systematic screening approach for individuals with first episode psychosis (FEP) can substantially reduce Duration of Untreated Psychos...
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
The prices a hospital sets for its services. HOSPITAL COSTS (the direct and indirect expenses incurred by the hospital in providing the services) are one factor in the determination of hospital charges. Other factors may include, for example, profits, competition, and the necessity of recouping the costs of uncompensated care.
Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Individuals who donate their services to the hospital.
Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.
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