WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER GOING LIVE: ONE INSTITUTION'S EXPERIENCE WITH FROZEN SECTIONS AND PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS
A primary diagnosis
of HF was identified in 1,124 (3.
Nationally, admissions with a primary diagnosis
of gout rose from 4,825 in the year to July 2011 to 6,140 in the year to this July.
Given this discouraging finding, and considering that primary tumor tissue is uniquely available only by resection, it would be of clinical interest to establish a noninvasive bloodbased biomarker for stratifying response to platinum-based chemotherapy at primary diagnosis
and for guiding individualized therapy decisions.
The nation's seven health boards, responding to a freedom of information request, revealed how dozens of youngsters have been taken into hospital with a primary diagnosis
of obesity - meaning they were admitted purely because of their weight - since the start of the 2000/01 financial year.
Our View: See page 34 THE COST OF WALES' OBESITY PROBLEM At least 97 children in Wales aged under 15 have been admitted to hospital with a primary diagnosis
of obesity since the start of the 2000/01 financial year ?
The analysis also shows the dramatic increase in the number of episodes of consultants listing obesity as the primary diagnosis
in Wales in the past decade, rising from 38 in 2002-2003 to 111 in 2012-2013.
The primary diagnosis
method simply assigns spending to the illness associated with the diagnosis code (or first diagnosis code in the case of multiple diagnosis codes) of each claim or survey-collected medical event.
Attributes Selected in 100 Classification Iterations Accuracy Primary diagnosis
80% Primary diagnosis
plus either 82% primary procedure or admitting diagnosis Primary diagnosis
, primary 82% procedure, and either admitting diagnosis or admission source Primary diagnosis
, primary 83% procedure, admitting diagnosis, admission source Table 2: Discharge Status.
The seven-year-old was treated by Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust which said: "The primary diagnosis
was a mental and behavioural disorder due to acute intoxication.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether patients with a primary diagnosis
of COPD or CHF are at an Increased fall risk.
In April 2010, it was approved by Health Canada thus making it legal for Canadian medical professionals to make a primary diagnosis
using the device.
Between 1998 and 2007, the rate of hospital discharges with dementia as a primary diagnosis
increased 29%, from 3.
The study looked 689 Henry Ford patients from 1986 to 2005 with a primary diagnosis
of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).
Patient information can be shared with authorized physicians over a simple Internet connection for remote reading of a primary diagnosis
and obtaining a second opinion.