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Assessment of Clinical Criteria for Sepsis: For the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3).
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To evaluate the validity of clinical criteria to identify patients with suspected infection who are at risk of sepsis, a new model derived using multivariable logistic regression in a split sample was derived.
SNAP-II and SNAPPE-II: Simplified newborn illness severity and mortality risk scores.
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SNAP-II and SNAPPE-II are empirically validated illness severity and mortality risk scores for newborn intensive care and are simple, accurate, and robust across populations.
Clinician support and psychosocial risk factors associated with breastfeeding discontinuation.
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The results indicate that support from clinicians and maternal depressive symptoms are associated with breastfeeding duration, and attention to these issues may help to promote breastfeeding continuation among mothers who initiate.
Changes in the health status of women during and after pregnancy
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Substantial changes in health status occurred over the course of pregnancy and insufficient money for food or housing and lack of exercise were associated with poor health status before, during, and after pregnancy.
Characteristics of Hospitalized Adults With COVID-19 in an Integrated Health Care System in California.
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This report reports hospitalization and ICU admissions from Kaiser Permanente Northern California, a regional integrated health care system serving 4.4 million members, constituting 30% of the area’s insured population.
Big data in health care: using analytics to identify and manage high-risk and high-cost patients.
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Six use cases are presented where some of the clearest opportunities exist to reduce costs through the use of big data: high-cost patients, readmissions, triage, decompensation, adverse events, and treatment optimization for diseases affecting multiple organ systems.
Hospital deaths in patients with sepsis from 2 independent cohorts.
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This work quantified the contribution of sepsis to mortality in 2 complementary inpatient cohorts from Kaiser Permanente Northern California and the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample.
Risk factors and obstetric complications associated with macrosomia
Body Mass Index, Provider Advice, and Target Gestational Weight Gain
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Pregnant women's beliefs about the proper amount of weight gain and provider recommendations for weight gain vary significantly by maternal prepregnancy BMI, and new approaches to provider education are needed to implement the IOM guidelines for gestational weight gain.
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