unplanned admission

unplanned  admission

As used in the UK, an urgent or emergency admission.
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Recognising clinical instability in hospital patients before cardiac arrest or unplanned admission to intensive care.
This Plan can then be activated when there is a planned or unplanned admission of a bariatric patient.
Key Words: patient safety, clinical indicators, patient safety indicators, unplanned admission to the intensive care unit, iatrogenic complications, medical errors
As a result, the patient requires an unplanned admission to the hospital.
The Service will make appropriate use of an individual~s strengths and resources to enable people to hospital or Accident and Emergency, and their carers, to effectively manage their reablement and reduce the chance of a further unplanned admission to hospital, Accident and Emergency or a residential home.
By far the largest category of problematic incidents involved an unplanned admission or readmission as a result of previous treatment at the hospital.
As a clinical indicator, unplanned admission to the Intensive Care Unit from the operating room has been thought to reflect the quality of anaesthesia care intraoperatively.
However, not all freestanding surgery centers have inpatient facilities available, so some patients who require an unplanned admission as a result of postoperative complications of anesthesia or surgery must be transferred to another facility.
The pattern of interest was defined if an unplanned admission followed in the chosen time interval after the discharge from the index stay.
Readmission is an unplanned admission (excluding neonates) to the same hospital within 31 days of discharge.
Post-operative pain, nausea and vomiting are the most frequent complications associated with unplanned admission following ambulatory surgery and delays in hospital discharge.
Every year, the NHS experiences more than 2 million unplanned admissions of people over 65, accounting for 68 per cent of emergency-bed days.