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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-19T12:44:21-0400
Consecutive patients who are planned to undergo a medical thoracoscopy for obtaining pleural biopsies will be enrolled in the study. One hundred subjects will be randomized in 1:1 ratio t...
To asses the effectiveness of implementing a diabetes management protocol (early insulinization, avoiding use of SSI) in a hearth hospital's non-intensive care unit.
T3/T4 endoscopic thoracic sympathicotomy is a widely accepted and effective treatment for primary palmar hyperhidrosis. However, sympathetic ganglions are invisible with traditional thorac...
Background: Malignant pleural effusions form a significant proportion of respiratory and oncology work-load. The efficacy of thoracoscopic talc poudrage which is the current standard of c...
Nursing home patients admitted to the hospital pose a significant challenge for health care providers. Geriatric teaching pays particular attention to these admissions and related problems...
The literature on hospital admissions costs shows that classification of hospitalization systems such as the DRG system used in Italy, do not reflect the real cost of the production factors used, incl...
Individuals discharged from the hospital to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) experience high rates of unplanned hospital readmission, indicating opportunity for improvement in transitional care.
To synthesize the evidence relating to the ability of specialist care home support services to prevent the hospital admission of older care home residents, including hospital admission at the end-of-l...
As the level of acuity of pediatric hospital admissions continues to increase, additional pressure is being placed on hospital resources and the nursing workforce.
The nursing role includes providing compassionate care at the end of life, yet many nurses feel unprepared to provide such care. We describe nursing students' reactions during participation in an expe...
Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
The practice of nursing by licensed, non-registered persons qualified to provide routine care to the sick.
Nursing care of the aged patient given in the home, the hospital, or special institutions such as nursing homes, psychiatric institutions, etc.
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).