Tag: "ranked" at medical news
Percutaneous aortic valve replacement safe, successful in high-risk patients
...classification. After the procedure, patients were ranked
in NYHA class II, on average, suggesting most were able to engage in a moderate level of activity before becoming short of breath....
Novel catheter technique successfully patches holes in the heart
...before becoming short of breath. All patients were ranked
in New York Heart Association class 2 or better....
New update of international health system comparisons: US continues to lag on most measures
... well on some preventive care measures, the nation ranked
at the bottom on measures of safe care and coordin...clude: On measures of quality, the U.S. overall ranked
5th out of 6 countries. The U.S. ranked
fifth in coordinated care, and last in patients reporting th...
Quality versus quantity -- transforming kidney transplant policy
...rs for long-term graft survival. Patients would be ranked
based on the expected gain in years-of-life compared to continuing dialysis. However, such a system comes with a number of significant trade-offs, with some ethnic and age groups being more likely to benefit from transplants, and therefore ranking hi...
Limiting stroke damage is focus of study
...the stroke core called the penumbra. His grant was ranked
among the top 1 percent of those reviewed by the study section. "If the recurring waves continue, finally they will kill cells," says Dr. Kirov who wants to better understand this depolarizing event with the goal of stopping it. "We are trying to bl...
Lower mortality rates associated with hospitals that rank highest on quality of care indicators
...lth (HSPH) shows that patients who go to hospitals ranked
higher according to specific quality measures have a lower chance of dying than patients treated at lower-ranked hospitals. The researchers calculate that if the lowest performing hospitals had similar patient mortality rates to those of top-performi...
Study reveals gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children
...to the concept of universally recommended vaccines ranked
on their relative merits. Nonetheless, that position fails to acknowledge the implicit prioritization of recommended vaccines that is already occurring at the state level, as illustrated by the findings by Lee et al. Rather than continuing a program ...
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