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Glycated hemoglobin and long-term prognosis in patients with suspected stable angina pectoris without diabetes mellitus: A prospective cohort study
Objective: Associations of glycated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels to incident coronary and cardiovascular events among non-diabetic patients with coronary artery disease are unclear. We investigated relations of HbA1c ...
Effect of the World Health Organization Checklist on Patient Outcomes: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2015-05)
Objectives: We hypothesized reduction of 30 days’ in-hospital morbidity, mortality, and length of stay postimplementation of the World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC).Background: Reductions of morbidity ...
Mortality related to hospital-associated infections in a tertiary hospital; repeated cross-sectional studies between 2004-2011
(BioMed Central, 2015-12-29)
Background: Hospital-associated infections (HAIs) are reported to increase patient mortality and incur longer hospital stays. Most studies to date have focused on specific groups of hospitalised patients with a rather ...
International REgistry to assess medical Practice with lOngitudinal obseRvation for Treatment of Heart Failure (REPORT-HF): Rationale for and design of a global registry
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of European Society of Cardiology, 2015-03-10)
Aims. The clinical characteristics, initial presentation, management, and outcomes of patients hospitalized with new-onset (first diagnosis) heart failure (HF) or decompensation of chronic HF are poorly understood worldwide. ...
Burden of bloodstream infection in an area of Mid-Norway 2002-2013: A prospective population-based observational study
(BioMed Central, 2017-03-11)
Background: Studies from several countries indicate that the incidence and mortality of bloodstream infection (BSI) have been increasing over time. Methods: We studied the burden of disease and death related to BSI in a ...