They also noted that the background risk decreased over time, and contributed the most to a downward trend of stroke after CABG that was seen in the last 20 years of
As the population continues to age, this trend will pose a major economic burden for the health care system and so should be addressed with efforts to prevent AF hospitalization and
The study was limited by its nonrandomized design, which could lead to confounding by secular trends in CA-UTI. ... in trend, 0.07% per quarter; 95% CI, 0.068% to 0.072%).
Another major merger between physician staffing giants TeamHealth and IPC Healthcare became final last November.“ I would say it is a trend, but I would also say that my suspicion ... In contrast, Dr. Cervi-Skinner is skeptical of the continuation of
There was also a trend toward fewer same-day, medically avoidable surgery cancellations (8.5% vs.
Researchers used data from U.S. Department of Defense beneficiaries to examine incidence and trends of community- and hospital-onset S. ... The authors noted that no pre-2005 data were available and that they were therefore unable to determine trends in S
They also found a trend toward a higher relative risk of major bleeding in recall patients taking rivaroxaban than in those taking warfarin, a trend not seen in the nonrecall subgroup.
The coding guidance was associated with significant increases in both immediate-level and trend changes in sepsis rates: If baseline trends had continued, the severe sepsis rate in September 2007 would
Patel. But purchasing trends indicate that the Chicago program may only be on the leading edge of a significant shift. ... At Beth Israel, the doctors started purchasing the iPads themselves, a trend that has only accelerated with the release of the iPad
outcomes.“ These findings demonstrate that RRTs are subject to the same diurnal trends in patient contact as the usual hospital care they are meant to supplement, which highlights an important deficiency