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Hospital Report Cards for Hospital-Acquired Bedsores

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[21/10/2013] The data Medicare uses to publicly report hospital rates of patients developing pressure ulcers (or bedsores) is not an accurate source for comparing hospitals on how well they prevent the condition, says a new University of Michigan study.Hospital Report Cards for Hospital-Acquired Bedsores - Read more

Improving the Care of People with Dementia in General Hospitals

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[23/09/2013] Academics and healthcare professionals from across Greater Manchester as well as people with a diagnosis of dementia and family carers have teamed up to devise a new training programme for general hospital staff.Improving the Care of People with Dementia in General Hospitals - Read more

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Nurses Manage the Disease Well

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Photo: Nurse and patient [06/09/2013] Patients attending clinical nurse specialist clinics do not get inferior treatment to that offered by consultant rheumatologists, the results of a major new clinical trial have revealed.Rheumatoid Arthritis: Nurses Manage the Disease Well - Read more

Emergency Rooms Failing to Meet Seniors' Needs

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Photo: Old woman in a hospital [21/08/2013] Emergency departments are not meeting the needs of senior citizens, according to a new international study. Emergency Rooms Failing to Meet Seniors' Needs - Read more

Disabled Patients Who Cannot Afford Their Meds Come to the ER More

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Photo: Medication and money [29/05/2013] Disabled Medicare patients under the age of 65 who don't take their prescription medications because of cost concerns are more likely to have at least one emergency department visit during a one-year period.Disabled Patients Who Cannot Afford Their Meds Come to the ER More - Read more

Elderly: Hospital Recovery in Motion

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[18/03/2013] A new study has found a link between the activity levels of elderly people who have just been released from the hospital and the risk that they will require readmission within 30 days.Elderly: Hospital Recovery in Motion - Read more

Diabetes Management Program Provides Improvements in Patient Care

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[14/11/2012] In Canada alone, almost 2 million people are known to be living with diabetes. Around a million more have the disease but are not aware of that fact, and have not been given the tools they need to control their blood sugar and safeguard their health. Diabetes Management Program Provides Improvements in Patient Care - Read more

Palliative Care Experts Call for Better Home Care

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Photo: Old woman with nurse; linked to [12/11/2012] Improved home care resources for people, who would prefer to die at home, are key to providing better end of life care and reducing the strain of the United Kingdom's ageing population on the National Health Service (NHS). Palliative Care Experts Call for Better Home Care - Read more

Coach Could Be Key in Helping Stroke Patients

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[13/08/2012] When a stroke patient is discharged from the hospital, they often must cope with a new disability or lack of function, so changes in their medications or a new dosing prescription can be particularly confusing.Coach Could Be Key in Helping Stroke Patients - Read more

Ill, Older Patients Often Live Final Days in Hospital

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[11/06/2012] Half of adults over age 65 made at least one emergency department (ED) visit in the last month of life, in a study led by a physician at the University of California San Francisco. Three quarters of ED visits led to hospital admissions, and more than two-thirds of those admitted to the hospital died there.Ill, Older Patients Often Live Final Days in Hospital - Read more

 
 

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