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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-12-13T08:34:07-0500
Children in hospitals are frequently subjected to painful procedures, including those involving needles, which are a common source of pain in children. In addition, procedural pain and anx...
The main objective of this study was to assess changes in the quality of life of patients in a Palliative Care Unit via the symptoms by the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) before...
The purpose of the present investigation will be to determine whether a combination of clown doctor and parental presence is more effective than a combination of sedative premedication and...
This study evaluate the change in preoperative anxiety, baseline (M1) and pre-induction anxiety levels (M3), as shown by children undergoing MAS determined by the m-YPAS scale in the diffe...
The Influence of TaKeTiNa Music Therapy, Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and Clown Theatrical Performance on Quality of Life and the Therapeutic Process of Patients Undergoing Allogenic Stem Cell Transplantation
The allogenic stem cell transplantation (aSCT), the only curative approach for many hematological diseases often leads to severe diseases or chronic conditions, leaving patients with physi...
Pain management is important in pre-hospital care of patients with extremity trauma (ET). The goal of this study was to establish a rat model of ET for pre-hospital pain research, and validate it usin...
We investigated the prevalence of recurrent pain and its relationship with in-hospital mortality in acute aortic dissection (AAD).
To compare the use of patient-controlled oral analgesia with nurse-controlled analgesia for patients admitted to hospital with acute abdominal pain. The primary outcome measure was pain intensity. The...
The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of an interprofessional Transitions of Care (TOC) service on 30-day hospital reutilization inclusive of hospital readmissions and ED visits. This...
Organisational issues of acute pain management are as important as details of pharmacologic treatments or regional analgesia. Lothar Lachgas is a young intern in the department of anaesthesiology of a...
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.
Facilities providing diagnostic, therapeutic, and palliative services for patients with severe chronic pain. These may be free-standing clinics or hospital-based and serve ambulatory or inpatient populations. The approach is usually multidisciplinary. These clinics are often referred to as "acute pain services". (From Br Med Bull 1991 Jul;47(3):762-85)
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.