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patient turnaway

The inability to provide a needed inpatient service due to a lack of available beds. Queuing for beds results in cancelled operations, placing of medical patients in surgical beds, missed waiting-time targets and increased hospital errors, cross-infection and patient deaths.

Whereas large hospitals in the USA and Europen have a 77–78% national average bed occupancy rate, the UK average is 87%, a rate which results in greater patient turnaway.
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O construto Capacitacao Gerencial (CG), que permitiu mensurar essa capacitacao previa, teve efeito positivo e significante na intencao de turnaway (b = 0,116, valor-p = 0,008).
Researchers at the University of California San Francisco found in the Turnaway Study that a woman who is denied abortion care is three times more likely to slip into poverty than a woman who is able to get an abortion.
El Turnaway Study o Estudio del Rechazo, es un estudio longitudinal prospectivo sobre mujeres a quienes se realiza un aborto y mujeres a quienes se les niega debido a que se presentan a recibir tratamiento despues del limite de semanas de gestacion establecido por la clinica.
The study, based on data from the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health's ongoing Turnaway Study, included about 230 women just above the gestational limit who were denied an abortion, about 450 women just below the limit who received an abortion and about 270 women who received a first trimester abortion.
Respondents ranked session and turnaway data unfavorably in general.
In front of a turnaway crowd that had filled the stadium hours before kickoff Ahli players delivered on their promise to win at any result that will make their mission in Riyadh easier.
Such a level-headed approach will come as music to the ears to Corey's father, Jackie, who is familiar with the annual turnaway rate of young hopefuls who fail to realise their dream across the water.
I see older people who have worked and served the community all their lives and they are forced to to turnaway.'' Mr Francis added: ``There are enough people here today who are saying your police force is not doing enough.''
According to reports, "The picture booked into several Harlem houses played to turnaway business.
The turnaway from long-term investment in human and intellectual capital marked the private sector, too, as downsizing companies cast off employees who were fixtures of their workforces.
In truth, its findings don't tell us a whole lot more than what the researchers tried to tell us in the original Turnaway study.
* Make turnaway reports available for titles, not for an entire package of e-books, so we can purchase additional copies or seats for individual titles as needed.