Search Tag: in-hospital mortality

ICU Management

Prehospital Time and In-Hospital Trauma Mortality

2022 12 Jul

Time has always been considered an essential determinant of outcome in the early care of trauma patients, and the concept of trauma as a time-sensitive condition has been part of education and policy for decades. However, data on system performance from physician-staffed EMS are far less abundant than data from EMS systems. Physician-staffed EMS is... Read more

Executive Health Management

What Were Outcomes in COVID-19 Patients in U.S.?

2021 08 Mar

Almost 1 in 3 COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU in U.S. hospitals died, although the mortality rate decreased over the course of the pandemic, a new study shows.   You might also like: According to SIREN study being conducted by Public Health England, those who were previously infected with COVID-19 are likely to be immune against... Read more

ICU Management

In-hospital mortality and misdiagnosis of site of infection

2019 11 Jun

Sepsis is one of the most dangerous and life-threatening conditions encountered in the intensive care unit. Sepsis is considered to be an emergent disease similar to trauma, heart attack, and stroke. But sepsis is characterised by various aetiologies and pathophysiological conditions, and that is why it is very complicated to treat compared to... Read more

Executive Health Management

2018 06 Jun

The motivation for implementing Patient Blood Management is based on the finding of anaemia, especially in the operative setting, representing a risk factor for increased odds of in-hospital mortality as well as additional complications. All too frequently, patients already have insufficient blood volume when presenting for surgery.  During... Read more