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Abstract Number: 236

THE “JULY EFFECT” ON HOSPITAL DEATHS FROM ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: MYTH OR REALITY?

Background: The "July effect" is a perceived increased risk of medical errors that occurs when US medical graduates begin residencies. There is substantial variability in results across studies of the "July effect" on patients who [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:21:29+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on THE “JULY EFFECT” ON HOSPITAL DEATHS FROM ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: MYTH OR REALITY?

HM2016 Abstract Number: 64

Patients Over 75 Years Dying at Night in a Japanese Acute Care Hospital

Background: It is known that more people die during the nighttime compared to daytime in the community setting. Many health care providers are required to care for patients in a critical condition which includes around [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Geriatrics, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Patients Over 75 Years Dying at Night in a Japanese Acute Care Hospital