emergency admission

emergency admission

An NHS term of art for an unplanned, often urgent admission (often via A&E), which occurs when a patient is admitted at the earliest possible time; generally understood to include at least one overnight stay on short notice because of clinical need or because alternative care is not available.
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In 2005-06, school-age children in the most deprived areas had double the emergency admission rate for asthma compared with their least-deprived counterparts.
These patients were followed up for about two years up until March 2012, including how many times they went back for an emergency admission.
All emergency admission will be in Khoula Hospital," the circular satted.
We recognise that patients who are discharged from hospital or are at high risk of emergency admission to hospital, are likely to experience fragmented care.
2007) examined the relationship between the risk of emergency admission for diabetic complications for patients and the QOF points scored by 94 family practices in two PCTs, controlling for socioeconomic and demographic characteristics.
Alec BaldwinAahas been released from a hospital in New York after an emergency admission in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Thompson was released from Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge on Friday after a battery of tests ruled out the disease but failed to locate the precise cause of the severe headaches that caused his emergency admission from home in Newmarket six days earlier.
My mother paid the bribe, because she was terrified not to,' a young woman said of her uncle's emergency admission to hospital.
8), had undergone emergency admission to the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust for the treatment of quinsy/peritonsillitis between 1990 and 1996 (patients who had established glandular fever were not included in this study).
Unplanned Transfer to Critical Care Units This item provides trend information on patients who required unplanned or emergency admission to a critical care unit from a generic patient care area.
A patient does not have to be admitted through the ER to be considered an emergency admission.
On Monday alone there were 545 attendances at the new hospital and across urgent care centres in Wansbeck, North Tyneside and Hexham, yet only 125 people - 23% - actually needed emergency admission to hospital.

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