A 51-year old Caucasian male was admitted to the hospital with a history of breathlessness of one month duration. Prior to this he had been well. He complained that the shortness of breath…Please log in or register to see more.
Accidental and intentional poisoning from prescribed, illicit and organic substances remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and accounts for just under 1% of the total number of
Lower limb cellulitis is a common cause for hospital admissions. In this retrospective study, we assessed the characteristics and outcome of patients admitted in an acute medical unit. The mean duration
Early Supported Discharge for patients with febrile neutropenia – Experience at a large district hospital in the UK
Neutropenic sepsis can be life threatening, with mortality 2-21%. The heterogeneity of patients referred with “suspected neutropenic sepsis” has led to strategies being developed to risk-stratify
The Problems with Risk Prediction during an Emergency Medical Admission Using Laboratory Data – Evidence from Potassium
Background: The prediction of clinical outcomes using biochemical markers is an important tool. Methods: We calculated a risk score for all emergency admissions 2002-2017. We related potassium and mortality