Restricted Analysis of Mortality in an Acute Care Facility of a Rural Hospital in Bengal, India

@article{Pathak2017RestrictedAO,
  title={Restricted Analysis of Mortality in an Acute Care Facility of a Rural Hospital in Bengal, India},
  author={Shweta Pathak and Dipasri Bhattacharya and Anisha Banerjee and Sabahat Azim and Sujit Bhattacharya},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Biomarkers \& Diagnosis},
  year={2017},
  volume={8},
  pages={1-2}
}
Advances in acute care medicine have increased the chances of survival for patients with severe illness or trauma. The major causes of modifiable and non-modifiable mortality among patients treated in medical or surgical intensive care units (ICUs) are trauma, sepsis, complications of diabetes mellitus type 2 and hypertension, respiratory support, CVA, electrolyte imbalance, poisoning and snake bite. Such analysis will give an insight into the various factors which led to death. The pre… Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 10 REFERENCES
Assessment of the worldwide burden of critical illness: the intensive care over nations (ICON) audit.
TLDR
This large database of ICU patients worldwide highlights that sepsis remains a major health problem worldwide, associated with high mortality rates in all countries and suggests that ICU organisation has an important effect on risk of death. Expand
ICU admission characteristics and mortality rates among elderly and very elderly patients
TLDR
The proportion of elderly patients from the total ICU population is high, and with advancing age, the proportion of various preexisting comorbidities and the primary reason for ICU admission change should be regarded as a significant independent risk factor for mortality, especially for ICu patients older than 75. Expand
Impact of telemedicine intensive care unit coverage on patient outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
TLDR
Tele-ICU coverage is associated with lower ICU mortality and LOS but not with lower in-hospital mortality or hospital LOS. Expand
Evolution of mortality over time in patients receiving mechanical ventilation.
TLDR
Patient characteristics and ventilation practices have changed over time, and outcomes of mechanically ventilated patients have improved, and crude mortality in the intensive care unit decreased in 2010 compared with 1998. Expand
Epidemiological profile of snake bite in south 24 Parganas district of West Bengal with focus on underreporting of snake bite deaths.
TLDR
The objective of the present study is to find out the epidemiological profile of snake bite in eight blocks of the South 24-Paraganas district of West Bengal and to explore the under reporting ofSnake bite deaths in health facilities in that area during the study period and evaluate the hospital-based data with focus on underreporting. Expand
Quality improvement and cost savings after implementation of the Leapfrog intensive care unit physician staffing standard at a community teaching hospital
TLDR
This study confirms that implementation of the Leapfrog intensive care unit physician staffing model in the community hospital setting improves quality measures and is economically feasible. Expand
Critical care medicine in the United States 2000–2005: An analysis of bed numbers, occupancy rates, payer mix, and costs*
TLDR
The evolving role, patterns of use, and costs of critical care medicine in the United States from 2000 to 2005 are analyzed to provide a contemporary benchmark for the strategic planning ofcritical care medicine services within the U.S. hospital system. Expand
Tele-ICU: Efficacy and Cost-Effectiveness Approach of Remotely Managing the Critical Care
TLDR
While studies draw conclusions on cost based on the mortality and Length of Stay (LOS), actual cost was not reported and another problem in the studies was the lack of consistent measurement, reporting and adjustment for patient severity. Expand
ICU Occupancy and Mechanical Ventilator Use in the United States*
TLDR
Occupancy of U.S. ICUs was stable over time, but there is uneven distribution across different types and sizes of units, suggesting substantial surge capacity throughout the system to care for acutely critically ill patients. Expand
When is critical care medicine cost-effective? A systematic review of the costeffectiveness literature
  • Crit Care Med
  • 2006