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Acute gastrointestinal bleeding is a common emergency with significant morbidity, mortality, and cost. Appropriate risk stratification of patients presenting with acute gastrointestinal bleeding aids in the triage of patients to determine need for hospital admission and the need for emergency endoscopic intervention. Increased blood lactate levels are common in critically ill patients. Our study will evaluate the usefulness of lactate measurements on resources utilisation ( intensive care unit admission, length of hospital stay) and other patient-oriented outcomes ( need for transfusion and endoscopy) in patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding.
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-01T07:55:06-0400
The primary objective of this study is to determine the opinions of patients who are given the Travatan Compliance Monitoring Dispenser to use to dispense their Travatan glaucoma drops.
The purpose of the study is to show the compliance rates of the patients to statin treatment and the reasons of non-compliance.
The primary research objective of this observational study is to evaluate treatment compliance over one year in children and adolescents who are newly initiated on medication approved for ...
We intend to measure compliance with attending pelvic floor physical therapy (PFPT) in a Urogynecology population by randomizing patients to either viewing a four minute educational video ...
Many elderly patients have multiple medications and variable dosing regimens and the ability for hospitals to properly reconcile medications between what is given on paper to the patient a...
A BI-RADS 3 assessment on breast MRI is given when a finding is estimated to have less than 2% chance of breast cancer. Patients in this category are typically recommended to return for a 6-month foll...
Over the past 50 years, patient noncompliance has appeared as a major public health concern and focus of a great deal of research because it endangers patient recovery and imposes a considerable finan...
Despite being the only hospital to provide comprehensive cervical cancer treatment to many medically underserved Guatemalan women, no assessment of the cervical cancer patient population at the Guatem...
The present systematic review aimed at assessing the degree of compliance with supportive periodontal/peri-implant therapy as well as identifying patient-related factors that could potentially play a ...
To translate the Compliance with Annual Diabetic Eye Exams Survey (CADEES) into Chinese, allowing assessment of its reliability and validity, and to identify variables that predict attendance at annua...
Distensibility measure of a chamber such as the lungs (LUNG COMPLIANCE) or bladder. Compliance is expressed as a change in volume per unit change in pressure.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.
Extent to which the patient follows prescribed treatment such as keeping APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULES and MEDICATION ADHERENCE for desired therapeutic outcome. It implies active responsibility shared by patient and health care providers.
The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.
Truthful revealing of information, specifically when the information disclosed is likely to be psychologically painful ("bad news") to the recipient (e.g., revelation to a patient or a patient's family of the patient's diagnosis or prognosis) or embarrassing to the teller (e.g., revelation of medical errors).