Search Tag: socioeconomic status

ICU Management

Socioeconomic Status and Outcomes in Critical Care

2023 06 Mar

Socioeconomic status is a known determinant of health inequalities. However, previous studies on the impact of socioeconomic status on outcomes in critical care have produced inconsistent findings.  A new review analyses available evidence on the relationship between socioeconomic status and outcomes in critical care. The analysis included observational... Read more

Cardiology Management

Sleep Disturbances, Socioeconomic Inequalities and Cardiovascular Disease

2019 01 Dec

Insufficient sleep is one reason why disadvantaged groups have more heart disease. That’s the finding of a study published today in Cardiovascular Research, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). People with lower socioeconomic status sleep less for a variety of reasons: they may do several jobs, work in shifts, live in noisy environments,... Read more

Cardiology Management

The Rich Do Better After Heart Surgery

2015 27 Oct

According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , survival after cardiac surgery is dependant in part on the income of the patient.  People living in the lower socio-economic bracket have higher mortality risk mainly due to a higher burden of cardiovascular disease but because the association between income and... Read more