Communication emphasized as well as consideration of readmission as proxy for other health factors
Identifying various care delivery models within hospital systems can be utilized to integrate nurse practitioners into pediatric hospital medicine teams.
Additionally, patients often not prepared with realistic expectations to receive home health care.
An environmental intervention of probiotic sanitation can effectively alter hospital microbiota, helping to limit the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in health care-associated infections .
Most common underlying causes of death in sepsis are solid and hematologic cancers, chronic heart disease.
For patients colonized with MRSA, postdischarge MRSA decolonization is associated with a reduced risk for infection.
Klebsiella pneumonia carbapenemase more common in sinks near toilets.
Utilization of primary care was found to be associated with more high-value care, slightly more low-value care, and an improved overall health care experience, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey were used to examine whether visits to a primary care facility were associated with high-value care or low-value care,…
Compared with wait times at VA health centers, wait times in the private sector remained static.
In almost 70% of bronchiolitis cases, antibiotics prescribed with no concomitant infection.
The number of enteric infection symptom reports was found to decrease with age, although older adults tend to have more severe illness and require hospitalization.
For patients with both physical and mental health-related long-term conditions, missing healthcare appointments is associated with an increased risk of multimorbidity.
Eliminating routine oral opioid prescription following cesarean delivery may reduce opioid consumption without jeopardizing pain control or patient satisfaction.
Benefits could be seen for frequent complaints like cough, dermatitis, and inflammation of ear, nose, throat.
Children with croup who were given glucocorticoids had reduced symptoms at 2 through 24 hours.
Pregnant women admitted to ICU with flu more likely to deliver preterm infants, low birth-weight infants.
With vaccination, risks reduced for readmission, outpatient visits, fever, clinical evaluations for infection.
Nighttime room entries reduced in unit where nurses received coaching, integrated SIESTA.
Flu-positive patients have higher crude mortality and critical illness vs flu-negative patients.
Racial disparities may be widening within safety-net hospitals for non-HRRP-targeted conditions.