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[Admission and discharge at a department of internal medicine in greater Stockholm].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature251225
Source
Lakartidningen. 1976 Mar 24;73(13):1207-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-24-1976

[Admissions to the medical wards. Are resources used in accordance to patients' needs?]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature73721
Source
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1990 Oct 30;110(26):3362-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-30-1990
Author
E. Bjørnstad
O. Bergesen
B. Nordhaug
U. Abildgaard
G. Stene-Larsen
Author Affiliation
Medisinsk avdeling, Aker sykehus, Oslo.
Source
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1990 Oct 30;110(26):3362-5
Date
Oct-30-1990
Language
Norwegian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Aged
English Abstract
Female
Health Resources - utilization
Health services needs and demand
Hospital Departments - utilization
Humans
Internal Medicine - statistics & numerical data
Male
Middle Aged
Norway
Patient Admission - statistics & numerical data
Abstract
Medical and social data on 980 consecutive admissions to the Medical Department, Aker Hospital, Oslo, were recorded prospectively with emphasis on patients' requirements and the Department's use of available resources. 73% of the admissions were acute, 4% were considered unnecessary. Half were because of chronic illness. Although 88% of the patients' requirements could have been met at a local hospital, 59% were treated in specialized units. 12% were admitted to the day unit at reduced cost for an average stay of three days. 41% of the patients were over 70 years of age, 37% lived alone and 14% needed rehabilitation. A main reason for admission was the patient's inability to take care of him/herself at home, in nearly all cases the main reason being acute illness or deterioration. Therefore many of the patients seemed to need care in an acute geriatric unit. At any one time the reason for 20-25% of the patients being in the department was delay in providing care at home or in a nursing home.
PubMed ID
2256059 View in PubMed
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Ambulatory surgery expanding in Canada.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature248768
Source
Same Day Surg. 1978 Apr;2(4):69-73
Publication Type
Article
Date
Apr-1978

[Chronic patient bed occupancy in a medical department. Review of a 5-year period in the County of Copenhagen].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature250057
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1977 Mar 21;139(12):727-31
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-21-1977

Convenience and the occurrence of births: induction of labor in the United States and Canada.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature247704
Source
Int J Health Serv. 1979;9(3):439-60
Publication Type
Article
Date
1979
Author
R R Rindfuss
J L Ladinsky
E. Coppock
V W Marshall
A S Macpherson
Source
Int J Health Serv. 1979;9(3):439-60
Date
1979
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Appointments and Schedules
Birth rate
Birth weight
Canada
Female
Holidays
Hospital Departments - utilization
Humans
Labor, Induced - utilization
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hospital - utilization
Pregnancy
Socioeconomic Factors
Statistics as Topic
Time Factors
United States
Abstract
This paper, using data for the United States and Canada on number of births by day of the week, presents indirect evidence for the widespread incidence of the practice of elective induction. For both the United States and Canada, it is found that substantially fewer births occur on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays than on weekdays. Controlling for such factors as prenatal care, race, education, legitimacy, birth weight, and time trend strongly suggests that the induction of labor is responsible for the patterns found. The paper concludes by discussing the framework within which the practice of elective induction of labor should be evaluated and justified.
PubMed ID
468439 View in PubMed
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Demands on surgical inpatient services after mass mammographic screening.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature26296
Source
Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 1986 Sep 27;293(6550):779-82
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-27-1986
Author
L. Holmberg
H O Adami
I. Persson
T. Lundström
L. Tabar
Source
Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 1986 Sep 27;293(6550):779-82
Date
Sep-27-1986
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Breast Neoplasms - epidemiology
Comparative Study
Female
Health Services Needs and Demand - trends
Health services research - trends
Hospital Departments - utilization
Humans
Inpatients
Mammography - utilization
Mass Screening
Middle Aged
Patients
Statistics
Surgery Department, Hospital - utilization
Sweden
Abstract
The changes in the demand for surgical inpatient care created by mammographic screening for breast cancer were analysed by comparing two counties, one with and one without a mass screening campaign. A comprehensive computerised register of inpatient care in the region was used. The results indicate that population based screening offered to women above 40 years and repeated every two to three years will increase the number of operations required for breast cancer and inpatient days by at least 150% during the initial screening round. During the second round the figures tend to return to previous levels. Of decisive importance for the demands on health service resources are the specificity of screening, the duration of the first screening round, and the age groups included.
PubMed ID
3094655 View in PubMed
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[Geriatric care in perspective. Use of health care and disease panorama at a medical clinic during 1953-1986].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature232042
Source
Lakartidningen. 1988 Dec 7;85(49):4280-2, 4287
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-7-1988

Heavy users of an emergency department: psycho-social and medical characteristics, other health care contacts and the effect of a hospital social worker intervention.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature239351
Source
Soc Sci Med. 1985;21(7):761-70
Publication Type
Article
Date
1985
Author
K G Andrén
U. Rosenqvist
Source
Soc Sci Med. 1985;21(7):761-70
Date
1985
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adaptation, Psychological
Adult
Emergency Service, Hospital - utilization
Hospital Departments - utilization
Humans
Primary Health Care - utilization
Referral and Consultation - utilization
Social Environment
Social Work Department, Hospital - utilization
Social Work, Psychiatric - utilization
Socioeconomic Factors
Sweden
Abstract
A small proportion of the patients coming to emergency departments of general hospitals account for a substantial share of the department's resources by making repeated visits. Repeater behaviour is a complex product of many, sometimes concurrent factors. This study has focused on the medical and psycho-social factors. A group of patients with repeated visits to an emergency department of a middle-sized Stockholm hospital was studied in 1980. The repeater group had a heavier load of psycho-social problems than the source population. The repeater behaviour profile included: feeling of loneliness, living alone, contacts with social agency, disability pension, high sick absenteeism from work and alcoholism. The repeater group had numerous contacts with health-care providers outside the emergency department. Some of the repeaters needed and received help by a social hospital worker. Of those that received such help 80% significantly decreased their emergency department visiting rate.
PubMed ID
4071113 View in PubMed
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Hospital effects of maternity early discharge.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature240327
Source
Med Care. 1984 Jul;22(7):611-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-1984
Author
I D McIntosh
Source
Med Care. 1984 Jul;22(7):611-9
Date
Jul-1984
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Alberta
Bed Occupancy
Cesarean Section
Delivery, Obstetric
Female
Hospital Departments - utilization
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Length of Stay - economics
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hospital - utilization
Patient Discharge - economics
Postpartum Period
Pregnancy
Seasons
Time Factors
Abstract
Although the programs are of increasing popularity, little has been published on the effects of discharging maternity patients early from the hospital. In particular, there is almost no evidence to date to prove that these programs actually achieve two objectives for which they were designed; to reduce occupancy pressure on maternity beds and to lower hospital costs. Evaluation of the early stages of a relatively small and flexible maternity early discharge program in Alberta, Canada suggests that the program is effective in reducing length of stay in the hospital and hospital costs, but there is little evidence that it is actually used to reduce pressure on bed space in the maternity unit.
PubMed ID
6748779 View in PubMed
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