Admission Reason

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Admission Reason

A self-explanatory term for the primary reason that a patient has been admitted for inpatient or day case care.
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Finally, although not unique to the SCI population, grade III and grade IV pressure ulcers are associated with increased mortality and pressure ulcer management was the most common reason for admission in this study [15].
The coroner in his report also indicated the hospital's medical report did not state that the reason for admission to hospital was due to the inhaling of tear gas.
Although the primary reason for admission could not be ascertained because of the limitations of the database, the most frequent Axis I comorbid diagnoses were recurrent major depression in 26%, bipolar disorder type 1 in 10.
medical or surgical department); reason for admission to differentiate diseased from injured patients; type of admission by first admission or readmission; length of stay; age; gender; and residential grade/year of doctors.
The case-summary exercises are based on health records and require readers to consider the patient's condition as well as medical history, reason for admission or encounter, laboratory results, procedures performed, and the diagnoses listed.
True (A) or false (B): Gastro-enteritis was the most common reason for admission in the sample of 440 HIV-infected children admitted to Baragwanath Hospital.
Intentional self-harm by a "sharp or blunt object" was the second most common reason for admission, accounting for 4,170 cases among women and 3,770 among men.
Intentional self harm by a "sharp or blunt object" was the second most common reason for admission, accounting for 4,170 cases among women and 3,770 among men.
LOS also may vary by age, gender, and reason for admission.
All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (APR DRGs) were used to classify patients according to their reason for admission and to establish the existence of a clinical relationship between an initial admission and the readmission (Averill et al.