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high-risk patients

; 'at-risk' patients patients whose overall medical condition or local tissue status renders the foot and lower limb at risk of tissue breakdown and/or chronic wounds (ulcers); predisposing systemic conditions include neuropathy, peripheral arterial disease, diabetes mellitus, proneness to infection, autoimmune disease and immunocompromise; treatment of high-risk patients must ensure effective management of established and chronic wounds, infection and necrosis; high-risk patients should be given priority for treatment, and kept under regular review in order to identify and treat potential or emergent problems at the earliest opportunity (Tables H12-H15)
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Loopback's platform enables participating hospital systems to strategically identify at-risk patients, fine-tune care protocols and design new interventions to improve outcomes for these cohorts based on data analytics and reporting.
If at-risk patients were discharged with wearables configured to monitor early conditions such as sepsis, outcomes might be improved.
If at-risk patients were discharged with wearables for early diagnosis of and treatment of conditions like sepsis, outcomes might be improved.
A new partnership between two digital health companies is set to deliver a step change in cardiac services in the NHS - making it easier for clinicians to monitor at-risk patients and prevent thousands of strokes.
The At Risk Registry will give state emergency preparedness leaders easy access to real-time data for the list of at-risk patients for their specific parish.
Absolute risk reduction associated with a continuous prescription of PPI with NSAIDs, in at-risk patients, was 3.
To determine whether this is the case for at-risk patients, this study examined the effect of routine repositioning over an extended time period on the interface pressures of the perisacral skin area of bedridden patients at risk for pressure ulcer formation using interface pressure mapping.
By screening for this mutation, our expert team of hemaopathologists is able to identify at-risk patients and educate them before a serious problem occurs," said Dr Anwar Sallam, Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the hospital.
The results from this trial showed that RenalGuard is superior to the current standard of care at reducing rates of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (CIN) and in-hospital dialysis in at-risk patients undergoing certain imaging procedures.
With only one month until the start of the annual flu vaccination campaign, doctors are reminding all at-risk patients and carers to make sure getting their flu jab is a priority in October.
PAP acts as a second phase to the exercise referral scheme project, which allows GPs to prescribe at-risk patients a course of exercise.
However we are concerned that a sizeable minority of our vulnerable at-risk patients have not yet taken up the offer of an immunisation.