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To evaluate the responsiveness in terms of correlation of the Hospital Universitario La Princesa Index (HUPI) comparatively to the traditional composite indices used to assess disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and to compare the performance of HUPI-based response criteria with that of the EULAR response criteria.
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Composite measures that assess the overall burden of anxiety and depressive symptoms have been infrequently evaluated in the same study. The objective of this study was to compare the validity and res...
There is a paucity of studies reporting responsiveness of visual analogue scale (VAS) measures in patients treated by discectomy for symptomatic lumbar disc herniation. The aim of this study was to ev...
To evaluate the fibrosis induced by four different meshes: Marlex®, Parietex Composite®, Vicryl® and Ultrapro®.
While the number of total hip arthroplasties (THAs) performed increases, so is the number of postoperative readmissions, resulting in costly episodes of care that may disproportionately affect certain...
To assess whether, in patients under mechanical ventilation, fluid responsiveness is predicted by the effects of short respiratory holds on cardiac index estimated by esophageal Doppler.
The Bispectral Index monitor is used in many operating rooms to provide information to the anesthesiologist about a patient's level of consciousness. The Composite Variability Index, or Co...
The aim of the study is to evaluate whether changes in Perfusion Index (PI) and Pleth Variability Index (PVI) during passive leg raising test can predict fluid responsiveness in spontaneou...
The purpose of this study is to find out which of the variables related to fluid responsiveness (e. g., perfusion index [PI], pleth variability index [PVI], pulse oximetry plethysmographic...
Assessment of intravascular volume status is crucial in order to predict the efficacy of volume status in major abdominal surgery. The aim of the study is to verify the feasibility and use...
The objective of this study is to evaluate the clinical performance of the new restorative F-Composite 2 system for Class I and Class II cavities that need to be restored in permanent teet...
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.
Hospital department which administers religious activities within the hospital, e.g., pastoral care, religious services.
Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.
Hospital department which manages and provides the required housekeeping functions in all areas of the hospital.
Arthroplasty Joint Disorders Orthopedics Spinal Cord Disorders Orthopedics is the science or practice of correcting deformities caused by disease or damage to the bones and joints of the skeleton. This specialized branch of surgery may ...