For patients with both physical and mental health-related long-term conditions, missing healthcare appointments is associated with an increased risk of multimorbidity.
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.
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.
Pregnant women admitted to ICU with flu more likely to deliver preterm infants, low birth-weight infants.
Children with croup who were given glucocorticoids had reduced symptoms at 2 through 24 hours.
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.
Higher incidence seen for in-hospital mortality, acute respiratory failure, acute kidney injury.
More than one-quarter have little or no confidence they can afford health insurance over the next year.
Forty percent decrease seen in harmful errors; decrease also in nonpreventable adverse events.
For many physicians, working during the holiday season is simply part of the job.
From 2007 to 2013, hospitalizations among homeless individuals increased and were most frequently for mental illness and substance use disorder.
Highest levels of contamination on practitioner stethoscopes, those in patient rooms.
By 2030, robots will likely replace 800 million workers. Will physicians make the cut?
The "Christmas Effect" has been linked to increased risks in patients discharged from the hospital during the December holiday season.
Infants and children lacking vaccinations, development checks more likely to be admitted.
Findings observed for veterans with diabetes and concomitant chronic kidney disease.
Reduced morbidity associated with a minimum hospital volume threshold of 6 cases/year.
Elderly, those living 10 miles from facility, those with lower SES less likely to receive pulmonary rehab.
Findings among Medicaid, state employee health insurance programs in 2009 to 2017.
Higher likelihood of readmission, developing abscess; more follow-up needed in year after admission.
Publicly available online ratings of emergency departments and urgent care centers provide important insights for health systems.
Risk of hospitalization up for Hispanic patients with lower scores on Ambulatory Care Experiences Survey.
Agreement between formalized triage assessment and simple clinical assessment was poor.
One in 77 US children reportedly had heart conditions in 2016, with special needs in 60%.
Rate of spontaneous vaginal delivery similar for immediate pushing or waiting for 60 minutes.
Twenty-four percent of adults aged 65 years who undergo intubation in ED are discharged home.