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Death After Discharge Rates Higher in Elderly ICU Patients

Death After Discharge Rates Higher in Elderly ICU Patients

TUESDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) — Elderly patients discharged from the hospital after a stay in the intensive care unit (ICU) have a high rate of death in the following three years, new research shows. The risk of death is highest among patients who were on mechanical ventilation while in …

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Poor Patients Might Benefit From Trained Helpers After Hospital Discharge

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Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Poorer patients do better after leaving the hospital if they receive help from specially trained laypeople known as community health workers, a new study finds. “Hospitals have been challenged to transform into comprehensive health systems capable of …

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