Pediatric AIDS-related discharges in a sample of U.S. hospitals

demographics, diagnoses, and resource use by Judy K. Ball

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Center for General Health Services Intramural Research in Rockville, MD (2101 East Jefferson Street, Suite 501, Rockville 20852)

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  • AIDS (Disease) in children -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- in infancy & childhood.,
  • Hospitalization -- in infancy & childhood.,
  • Patient Discharge -- statistics & numerical data.

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HIV-infected children may respond slowly or incompletely to the usual treatment. They may have persistent fever, persistent diarrhoea and chronic cough. If the general condition of these children is good, they need not remain in hospital but can be seen regularly as outpatients.

We assessed the acute care discharge disposition of all children and youth ages 0 to 21 years admitted to acute care hospitals, excluding (1) hospital discharges for labor and delivery or uncomplicated births, (2) hospital discharges from pediatric specialty hospitals (eg, Shriners Hospitals for Children); and (3) hospital discharges of Cited by: DISCHARGE INSTRUCTIONS: You must list them out, everything you checked or wrote on the discharge form– do not say “as listed in the medical record.” PENDING LABS: List all labs that are pending at the time of dictation.

Labs may have come back between discharge and when you dictate the summary, so provide that information if Pediatric AIDS-related discharges in a sample of U.S.

hospitals book is available. With over million inpatient discharges in the U.S. in [17], it is critical to understand key factors such as patient condition and necessary care, anticipated length of stay, patient. A retrospective study on discharges of children from hospital against medical advice or at own risk (AOR) discharges was conducted at our department from March to February 5.

Some children will move from a tertiary hospital straight home while others will move first to the local district general hospital or to the children’s hospice service before going home.

If the child is moving to either a local hospital or hospice service then the service needs to be involved in the planning from an early stage.

Size: KB. The transition from hospital to home can expose patients to adverse events during the postdischarge period. [1, 2] Deficits in communication at hospital discharge are common, [] and accurate information on important hospital events is often inadequately transmitted to outpatient providers, which may adversely affect patient outcomes.[4, 5, 6] Discharge bundles Cited by: JBH’s / quality improvement plan comprises 10 indicators the hospital identified as critical areas of importance.

The indicators align with JBH’s strategic plan and accreditation requirements. Targeting processes such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder readmissions and medication reconciliation at discharge, these quality.

Fast Facts on U.S. Hospitals, The American Hospital Association conducts an annual survey of hospitals in the United States. The data below, published inare a sample from the AHA Annual Survey (FY ).

The American Hospital Association conducts an annual survey of hospitals in the United States. Nearly one out of every six discharges from U.S. hospitals in was for children aged 17 years and younger, the majority of whom were infants, including newborns.

1 Between andthe rate of hospitalization decreased by percent per year among infants and percent per year among children aged years.

2 During this same time period, average. Author(s): Ball,Judy K; Thaul,Susan; Center for General Health Services Intramural Research (U.S.) Title(s): Pediatric AIDS-related discharges in a sample of U.S.

The National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS) is a continuing nationwide sample survey of short-stay hospitals in the United States. The scope of NHDS encompasses patients discharged from noninstitutional hospitals, exclusive of military and Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, located in the 50 States and the District of Columbia.

From the NHDS collected data from a sample of approximatelyinpatient records acquired from a national sample of about hospitals.

From to the sample size was reduced to Only hospitals with an average length of stay of fewer than 30 days for all patients, general hospitals, or children’s general hospitals.

Ninety children and adolescents admitted to two state-operated psychiatric hospitals were followed from the time of their admission through one year post discharge. Data were collected from the children and adolescents, their families and clinicians at three intervals (during hospitalization, three months post discharge, and one year post discharge) to identify Cited by: The guidance is recommended for discharge of all child patients, including those with special needs.

Policy statements: Hospital Discharge Recommendations for Safe Transportation of Children. AAP News: July Hospitals Encouraged to Provide CPS Training Resources.

Evidence Report: Hospital CPS Discharge Policy Project. Revisions to the sample design—starting withthe NIS is now a sample of discharge records from all HCUP-participating hospitals, rather than a sample of hospitals from which all discharges were retained (as is the case for NIS years before ).

Mott Children’s Hospital is a pediatric institution which serves approximately 9, patients each year. This high volume of patients contributes to an afternoon congestion at the hospital.

A similar study was done in the fall of with Mott Hospital regarding discharge delays. The past study identified a few major delays that still exist in theFile Size: KB.

Hospital data are available from a myriad of sources, including individual hospitals and hospital associations, State and regional data organizations, health planning or health data organizations at the state level, departments of health, and Federal agencies.

Many hospital quality measures are created using hospital administrative discharge data. Judy K Ball has written: 'Pediatric AIDS-related discharges in a sample of U.S.

hospitals' -- subject(s): AIDS (Disease) in children, Statistics Asked in. This study finds that discharge delays in a tertiary care children's hospital are common; almost 1 in 4 patients experienced a medically unnecessary excess hospital stay of at least 1 day.

The average length of a delay was days, and overall, delays consumed 9% of pediatric hospital days and % of total by: Length of Stay Calculation Population Included (i.e., Denominator): All individuals (regardless of payer status) who are admitted to a SNF from a hospital but were NOT in a SNF during the prior days are included.

All deaths are excluded from the median LOS calculation and from the four other metrics only when the death occurs before the cut point (e.g. Factors Associated with Discharge of Children from Hospital Against Medical Advice (AMA) at Doctor Sheikh Pediatric Hospital (DSPH) in Mashhad: 1 11 2Hossein Ebrahimipour, Marzieh Meraji, (%) were the main reasons of discharge sample.

Pediatric AIDS leases constitute approximately 2 percent of total AIDS cases in the United States, but already AIDS ranks among the top five causes of death for children. By the end ofthe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had reported 4, children with AIDS; of these, 1, were still alive (CDC b).

The Children’s Hospital Association is the national voice of more than children’s hospitals, advancing child health through innovation in the quality, cost and delivery of care.

Most widely held works by Center for General Health Services Intramural Research (U.S.) Trends in hospital diagnoses for black patients and white patients. 3 Inpatient Discharge Summaries. The workshop’s second panel was structured with one presentation and three reactions to that presentation.

In the main presentation, Mark Williams, director of the Center for Health Services Research and professor of internal medicine at the University of Kentucky, described elements that should be included in an inpatient’s discharge.

Berry JG, Hall M, Dumas H, Simpser E, Whitford K, Wilson KM et al. Pediatric hospital discharges to home health and postacute facility care: A national study. JAMA Pediatrics.

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The 6 types of military discharge are: Honorable, General, Other Than Honorable, Bad Conduct, Dishonorable, and Entry-level separation. Is a general discharge bad. Military members who receive a bad conduct discharge are ineligible for GI bill benefits, VA housing programs, and unable to join any branch of the military in the future.

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Since the American Academy of Pediatrics published its statement titled “Infection Prevention and Control in Pediatric Ambulatory Settings” inthere have been significant changes that prompted this updated statement. Infection prevention and control is an integral part of pediatric practice in ambulatory medical settings as well as in by: 9.