admitting diagnosis

ad·mit·ting di·ag·no·sis

(ad-mit'ing dī'ăg-nō'sis)
Tentative or presumptive diagnosis of a patient's condition or disorder at the time of admission.
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The demographic data of all the participants regarding age, sex and admitting diagnosis was noted.
4 where the admitting diagnosis was "body malaise, altered level of consciousness, hyponatremia."
Primary outcomes of interest included patient demographic information (age, sex, race, language, primary admitting diagnosis, insurance status, number of comorbidities), 30-day all-cause readmission rate, "no show" appointment rate, and source of patient referral.
The incidence of primary eye trauma decreased from 3.9 to 3 per 100,000 population, while the incidence of eye trauma as a secondary admitting diagnosis increased from 14.5 to 19 per 100,000 population.
Acute croup is a common admitting diagnosis for pediatric patients.
Socio-demographic as well as clinical details of the cases included in the study were recorded using a semi-structured proforma which contained the details like age, gender, immunisation status, weight, admitting diagnosis, presence of chronic disease and immunosuppression, reason for mechanical ventilation, duration of ventilation and PICU stay, ventilator settings, complications, outcome including mortality were recorded.
In a multivariate logistic regression analysis adjusted for demographics, standard cardiovascular risk factors, and the top 10 causes of mortality in the United Kingdom, patients with respiratory infection or UTI as their admitting diagnosis had a 1.36fold increased likelihood of developing ischemic heart disease post discharge and a 2.5-fold greater risk of ischemic stroke than matched controls.
(2) For 162 cases, the admitting diagnosis was "V.S." Inexplicably, in a series of admitting diagnoses, V.S.
Hospitalized patients (men and women over 18 years old of any racial/ethnic group and admitting diagnosis) at high-risk of a 30-day readmission to the hospital were targeted for the study.
In EMRs, the first course record is stored in a textual format and includes the chief complaints, physical examinations, auxiliary examinations, and other information, which can provide the foundation for admitting diagnosis. Generally, admitting diagnosis in obstetric EMRs includes more than one single diagnosis but includes normal obstetric diagnosis, medical diagnosis, and complications.
Demographic, clinical, laboratory features and results were presented as mean standard deviation (SD) for quantitative variables (age, birth weight and duration of therapy) and as frequencies and percentages for qualitative variables (gender, gestational age at birth, admitting diagnosis, risk factors for MDROs, pathogens isolated, clinical spectrum of disease, treatment modalities and mortality).
Patient variables included gender identity, age, ethnicity, type of insurance, admitting diagnosis, comorbidities, discharge disposition, previous ED visit or hospitalization within the last 30 days, admitting location, LOS, and specialty consults.