unplanned admission

unplanned  admission

As used in the UK, an urgent or emergency admission.
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Staff at a north hospital made their own vow yesterday to allow a brideto-be to attend her big day, after an unplanned admission put her wedding preparations into jeopardy.
Mackay, "Unplanned admission to the intensive care unit in postoperative patients-an indicator of quality of anaesthetic care?," Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol.
These tools also take proactive actions, leading to reduced rapid response calls, unplanned admission to critical areas or higher level of care and mortalities, as well as decreased cases of cardiac arrests, lesser documentation errors and faster electronic calculations.
The most recent of these studies examined ambulatory orthopaedic procedures and found an unplanned admission rate of 0.14%.
The time to critical care admission after surgery was also significantly prolonged in the unplanned admission group.
Patients were included in the study only if they experienced emergency surgery, unplanned admission to the ICU, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or unexpected death.
These will be assessed through 26 measures that are part of Jawda, including surgical site infection rates for Caesarean sections, rate of unplanned admission for emergency heart failure and rate of perinatal mortality.
The major indications for unplanned admission to the ICU in this study were preeclampsia/eclampsia, obstetric haemorrhage and respiratory distress.
Hillman, "Unplanned admission to intensive care after emergency hospitalisation: risk factors and development of a nomogram for individualising risk," Resuscitation, vol.
Once a week, two investigators (ND and AB) recorded the occurrence of death or unplanned admission in an intensive or intermediate care unit during the first 15 days of hospitalization on regular wards, as provided by our Hospital Medical Information Department.
Major finding: In pediatric sedations performed by pediatric hospitalists, the procedure completion rates were more than 99%, there were no deaths, and there was fewer than one unplanned admission per 2,000 sedations.