Hospital Treatment

"Frequent Flyers" in Emergency Department More Likely to Have Depression

"Frequent Flyers" in Emergency Department More Likely to Have Depression

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"Detecting depression in the emergency department is of utmost importance," Dr. Brickman and colleagues wrote in their publication.

Meta-Analysis: Depression Common in Patients Discharged From ICU

Meta-Analysis: Depression Common in Patients Discharged From ICU

Risk highest among patients with psych symptoms pre-ICU/psych distress symptoms while in ICU

Hospitalization for Serious Infections Linked to Suicide Risk

Hospitalization for Serious Infections Linked to Suicide Risk

This nationwide population-based cohort study is currently the largest study to examine infections as a predictor of death by suicide.

Elderly Patients Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments

Elderly Patients Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments

Today, most people in the developed world are in hospitals at the end of their lives.

Costs Rise Substantially After Hospital Mergers

Costs Rise Substantially After Hospital Mergers

Average payment for patient admission increased more than 110% at hospitals that were part of the largest multi-hospital systems, compared with 70% at all other hospitals.

Antipsychotics Ineffective for Delirium During Hospitalization

Antipsychotics Ineffective for Delirium During Hospitalization

No significant effect was found for preventing or treating delirium during hospitalization with antipsychotic medications.

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