The difference in the trend differences for the program period versus the pre-program period was not significant (P=0.19). ... Mortality trends were not significantly different between groups for either targeted conditions (0.05% point difference
Trends in 90-day survival after discharge and use of guideline-based medications for MI during the hospital stay and at discharge were examined. ... trends seem to have been predominantly explained by increases in the use of guideline-based cardiac
The mortality trend was similar among patients without moderate anemia. The study was published by Annals of Internal Medicine on Dec.
Vinson said. Whether hospitalists or ED physicians make the choice, the trend toward outpatient treatment of PE will gain momentum as several large studies now underway are completed, he predicted.“ ... National trends in emergency room diagnosis of
To address this issue, the health system works with a patient feedback-processing company to categorize, theme, and look for trends in patient comments for performance improvement purposes and training, Mr.
Study authors warned that beta-blocker usage may confound lactate measurement in severe sepsis, although they also noted a trend toward decreased mortality from sepsis among patients taking beta-blockers. ... This study did find a trend toward decreased
The upward trend in overweight since 1980 reflects primarily an increase in the percentage of adults 20–74 years of age who are obese.
Form ensures dying patients' wishes are carried out as medical orders.
At 30 days, it was 9.1% versus 13.0% (P=0.057), respectively. Kaplan-Meier analysis showed a trend to reduced risk for death 30 days after bleeding with both ... was a trend favoring intensive glucose management, and other studies show promise with
Peters Hospital, St. Louis. While treating diabetic patients, Felipe Orellana, MD, noticed a disturbing trend: Many type 1 diabetics were not getting the basal insulin they needed, putting them at risk