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  1. Roche M, Wang P. Sex differences in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, hospitalization for individuals with and without diabetes, and patients with diabetes diagnosed early and late. Diabetes Care. 2013;36:2582-90 pubmed publisher
    ..CVD has a greater impact on females with diabetes than males, especially when diagnosed at a later stage. Different management strategies should be considered for males and females and those with early and late diagnoses of diabetes. ..
  2. Patel N, Deshmukh A, Pant S, Singh V, Patel N, Arora S, et al. Contemporary trends of hospitalization for atrial fibrillation in the United States, 2000 through 2010: implications for healthcare planning. Circulation. 2014;129:2371-9 pubmed publisher
    ..2% decrease; P<0.001). Although there was no significant change in mean length of stay, mean cost of AF hospitalization increased significantly from $6410 in 2001 to $8439 in 2010 (24.0% increase; P<0.001)...
  3. Henriksen L, Vangen S, Schei B, Lukasse M. Sexual violence and antenatal hospitalization. Birth. 2013;40:281-8 pubmed publisher
    Studies have shown the negative impact sexual violence has on pregnancy outcome, yet the impact on antenatal hospitalization has been poorly examined...
  4. Dantes R, Mu Y, Belflower R, Aragon D, Dumyati G, Harrison L, et al. National burden of invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections, United States, 2011. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173:1970-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Estimating the US burden of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections is important for planning and tracking success of prevention strategies...
  5. Zimlichman E, Henderson D, Tamir O, Franz C, SONG P, Yamin C, et al. Health care-associated infections: a meta-analysis of costs and financial impact on the US health care system. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173:2039-46 pubmed publisher
    ..As hospitals realize savings from prevention of these complications under payment reforms, they may be more likely to invest in such strategies. ..
  6. Tsai J, Abe K, Boulet S, Beckman M, Hooper W, Grant A. Predictive accuracy of 29-comorbidity index for in-hospital deaths in US adult hospitalizations with a diagnosis of venous thromboembolism. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e70061 pubmed publisher
    ..The AHRQ 29-comorbidity index provides acceptable to excellent predictive accuracy for in-hospital deaths among adult hospitalizations with VTE and among those with DVT or PE. ..
  7. Filion K, Chateau D, Targownik L, Gershon A, Durand M, Tamim H, et al. Proton pump inhibitors and the risk of hospitalisation for community-acquired pneumonia: replicated cohort studies with meta-analysis. Gut. 2014;63:552-8 pubmed publisher
    ..05; 95% CI 0.89 to 1.25). Histamine-2 receptor antagonists yielded similar results (aOR=0.95, 95% CI 0.75 to 1.21). Our study does not support the proposition of a pharmacological effect of gastric acid suppressors on the risk of HCAP. ..
  8. Hassan A, Wu S, Schmidt P, Dai Y, Simuni T, Giladi N, et al. High rates and the risk factors for emergency room visits and hospitalization in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2013;19:949-54 pubmed publisher
    ..However, patient-specific risk factors for hospitalization are unclear...
  9. Helvik A, Selbæk G, Engedal K. Functional decline in older adults one year after hospitalization. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2013;57:305-10 pubmed publisher
    We studied the change in personal ability to perform the activities of daily living (P-ADL) one year after hospitalization (T2) of patients at least 65 years old at baseline (T1)...

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  1. Lewin A, Buteau S, Brand A, Kosatsky T, Smargiassi A. Short-term risk of hospitalization for asthma or bronchiolitis in children living near an aluminum smelter. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2013;23:474-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we estimate the risk of hospitalization for asthma and bronchiolitis in young children associated with their recent exposure to emissions from an ..
  2. Chang C, Kuo C, Liou S, Yang C. Fine particulate air pollution and hospital admissions for myocardial infarction in a subtropical city: Taipei, Taiwan. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2013;76:440-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In the two-pollutant models, PM2.5 remained significant after inclusion of SO2 or O3 on both warm and cool days. This study provides evidence that higher levels of PM2.5 increase the risk of hospital admissions for MI. ..
  3. Li X, Zhang W. The impacts of health insurance on health care utilization among the older people in China. Soc Sci Med. 2013;85:59-65 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study indicates that although the health insurance programs have some positive impacts on the health care utilization, these impacts are still limited. ..
  4. Piehler K, Wong T, Puntil K, Zareba K, Lin K, Harris D, et al. Free-breathing, motion-corrected late gadolinium enhancement is robust and extends risk stratification to vulnerable patients. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6:423-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Routine clinical use of novel free-breathing, motion-corrected, averaged late-gadolinium-enhancement (moco-LGE) cardiovascular MR may have advantages over conventional breath-held LGE (bh-LGE), especially in vulnerable patients...
  5. Rocque G, Barnett A, Illig L, Eickhoff J, Bailey H, Campbell T, et al. Inpatient hospitalization of oncology patients: are we missing an opportunity for end-of-life care?. J Oncol Pract. 2013;9:51-4 pubmed publisher
    ..There are few data on outcomes after unplanned hospitalization of patients with metastatic cancer...
  6. Johannesdottir S, Christiansen C, Johansen M, Olsen M, Xu X, Parker J, et al. Hospitalization with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and associated health resource utilization: a population-based Danish cohort study. J Med Econ. 2013;16:897-906 pubmed publisher
    ..Using Danish healthcare databases, this study identified COPD patients with at least one AECOPD hospitalization between 2005-2009 in Northern Denmark...
  7. Marchetti P, Marcon A, Pesce G, Paolo G, Guarda L, Pironi V, et al. Children living near chipboard and wood industries are at an increased risk of hospitalization for respiratory diseases: a prospective study. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2014;217:95-101 pubmed publisher
    ..Cox proportional hazard regression models were used to estimate the association between hospitalization rates and distance to the factories, adjusting for sex, age, nationality, parents' education, exposure to ..
  8. McAdams Demarco M, Law A, Salter M, Boyarsky B, Giménez L, Jaar B, et al. Frailty as a novel predictor of mortality and hospitalization in individuals of all ages undergoing hemodialysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013;61:896-901 pubmed publisher
    ..its relationship to comorbidity and disability, and its association with adverse outcomes of mortality and hospitalization. Prospective cohort study. Single hemodialysis center in Baltimore, Maryland...
  9. Atkinson R, Kang S, Anderson H, Mills I, Walton H. Epidemiological time series studies of PM2.5 and daily mortality and hospital admissions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Thorax. 2014;69:660-5 pubmed publisher
    ..5 concentrations. However, reasons for heterogeneity in effect estimates in different regions of the world require further investigation. Small study bias should also be considered in assessing and quantifying health risks from PM2.5. ..
  10. Wang K, Liu C, Chao T, Chen S, Wu C, Huang C, et al. Risk of new-onset diabetes mellitus versus reduction in cardiovascular events with statin therapy. Am J Cardiol. 2014;113:631-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Treatment benefits outweighed diabetic consequences in subjects receiving the earlier and more persistent treatment. ..
  11. Chheng K, Carter M, Emary K, Chanpheaktra N, Moore C, Stoesser N, et al. A prospective study of the causes of febrile illness requiring hospitalization in children in Cambodia. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e60634 pubmed publisher
  12. Lakdawalla D, Turakhia M, Jhaveri M, Mozaffari E, Davis P, Bradley L, et al. Comparative effectiveness of antiarrhythmic drugs on cardiovascular hospitalization and mortality in atrial fibrillation. J Comp Eff Res. 2013;2:301-12 pubmed publisher
    ..through a systematic review, evidence for the effects of antiarrhythmic drugs (AADs) on cardiovascular (CV) hospitalization and mortality...
  13. Hwang S, Chambers C, Chiu S, Katic M, Kiss A, Redelmeier D, et al. A comprehensive assessment of health care utilization among homeless adults under a system of universal health insurance. Am J Public Health. 2013;103 Suppl 2:S294-301 pubmed publisher
  14. Baldo V, Cocchio S, Buja A, Baldovin T, Furlan P, Bertoncello C, et al. Hospitalization for diseases attributable to human papillomavirus in the Veneto Region (North-East Italy). BMC Infect Dis. 2013;13:462 pubmed publisher
    ..Overall, the annual hospitalization rate for HPV-related diseases was 21.3 per 100,000 individuals in the general population, 15...
  15. Feagan B, Sandborn W, Lazar A, Thakkar R, Huang B, Reilly N, et al. Adalimumab therapy is associated with reduced risk of hospitalization in patients with ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterology. 2014;146:110-118.e3 pubmed publisher
    ..We assessed whether adalimumab, in addition to standard UC therapy, reduced the risk for hospitalization (from all causes, from complications of UC, or from complications of UC or the drugs used to treat it) and ..
  16. Paulke Korinek M, Kollaritsch H, Aberle S, Zwazl I, Schmidle Loss B, Vecsei A, et al. Sustained low hospitalization rates after four years of rotavirus mass vaccination in Austria. Vaccine. 2013;31:2686-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The rate of severe adverse events was 1.3-1.5 per 10(-5) administered doses of rotavirus vaccines and no death, intussusception or Kawasaki disease was reported in 2010 and 2011 following rotavirus vaccination...
  17. Zhang Y, Lorenzi M, Goddard K, Spinelli J, Gotay C, McBride M. Late morbidity leading to hospitalization among 5-year survivors of young adult cancer: a report of the childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer survivors research program. Int J Cancer. 2014;134:1174-82 pubmed publisher
    To estimate the risk of late morbidity leading to hospitalization among young adult cancer 5-year survivors compared to the general population and to examine the long-term effects of demographic and disease-related factors on late ..
  18. Bauer M, Bateman B, Bauer S, Shanks A, Mhyre J. Maternal sepsis mortality and morbidity during hospitalization for delivery: temporal trends and independent associations for severe sepsis. Anesth Analg. 2013;117:944-50 pubmed publisher
    ..we aimed to determine frequency, temporal trends, and independent associations for severe sepsis during hospitalization for delivery in the United States...
  19. Zilberberg M, Shorr A. Prevalence of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae among specimens from hospitalized patients with pneumonia and bloodstream infections in the United States from 2000 to 2009. J Hosp Med. 2013;8:559-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) have emerged as a pathogen of concern over the past decade...
  20. Mertz D, Kim T, Johnstone J, Lam P, Science M, Kuster S, et al. Populations at risk for severe or complicated influenza illness: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ. 2013;347:f5061 pubmed publisher
    ..Rigorous and adequately powered studies are needed. ..
  21. Jaeger S, Pfiffner C, Weiser P, Längle G, Croissant D, Schepp W, et al. Long-term effects of involuntary hospitalization on medication adherence, treatment engagement and perception of coercion. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2013;48:1787-96 pubmed publisher
    The purpose of the study was to examine the long-term influence of involuntary hospitalization on medication adherence, engagement in out-patient treatment and perceived coercion to treatment participation...
  22. Zilberberg M, Shorr A. Secular trends in gram-negative resistance among urinary tract infection hospitalizations in the United States, 2000-2009. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013;34:940-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The proportion of all hospitalizations involving this infection has climbed. Resistant GN bacteria are becoming more prevalent and are implicated in an increasing proportion of UTIs among hospitalized patients. ..
  23. Hsieh Y, Tsai S, Yang C. Fine particulate air pollution and hospital admissions for congestive heart failure: a case-crossover study in Taipei. Inhal Toxicol. 2013;25:455-60 pubmed publisher
    ..In the two-pollutant models, PM?.? remained significant after the inclusion of SO? or O? both on warm and cool days. This study provides evidence that higher levels of PM?.? increase the risk of hospital admissions for CHF. ..
  24. Herrett E, Shah A, Boggon R, Denaxas S, Smeeth L, van Staa T, et al. Completeness and diagnostic validity of recording acute myocardial infarction events in primary care, hospital care, disease registry, and national mortality records: cohort study. BMJ. 2013;346:f2350 pubmed publisher
    ..NCT01569139 ..
  25. Li X, Sundquist J, Calling S, Zoller B, Sundquist K. Mothers, places and risk of hospitalization for childhood asthma: a nationwide study from Sweden: epidemiology of allergic disease. Clin Exp Allergy. 2013;43:652-8 pubmed publisher
    This study examines whether neighbourhood deprivation increases the risk of hospitalization for childhood asthma, after accounting for individual-level maternal socio-demographic characteristics...
  26. Puig Barberà J, Natividad Sancho A, Calabuig Pérez J, Lluch Rodrigo J, Pastor Villalba E, Martínez Úbeda S, et al. MF59-adjuvanted and virosomal influenza vaccines for preventing influenza hospitalization in older people: comparative effectiveness using the Valencia health care information system. Vaccine. 2013;31:3995-4002 pubmed publisher
    ..of MF59-adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine (TIV) and virosomal-TIV for prevention of influenza hospitalization in adults aged ≥65 years...
  27. Chitnis A, Holzbauer S, Belflower R, Winston L, Bamberg W, Lyons C, et al. Epidemiology of community-associated Clostridium difficile infection, 2009 through 2011. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173:1359-67 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent data suggest that community-associated CDI represents one-third of all C difficile cases. The epidemiology and potential sources of C difficile in the community are not fully understood...
  28. Doran D, Hirdes J, Blais R, Baker G, Poss J, Li X, et al. Adverse events among Ontario home care clients associated with emergency room visit or hospitalization: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13:227 pubmed publisher
    ..We recommend the use of tools that are presently available in Canada, such as the Resident Assessment Instrument and its Clinical Assessment Protocols, for assessing and mitigating the risk of an adverse event occurring. ..
  29. Gillespie U, Alassaad A, Hammarlund Udenaes M, Mörlin C, Henrohn D, Bertilsson M, et al. Effects of pharmacists' interventions on appropriateness of prescribing and evaluation of the instruments' (MAI, STOPP and STARTs') ability to predict hospitalization--analyses from a randomized controlled trial. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e62401 pubmed publisher
    ..a previous randomized controlled study, in which the effects of a comprehensive pharmacist intervention on re-hospitalization was investigated, was used...
  30. Schuetz P, Hausfater P, Amin D, Haubitz S, Fässler L, Grolimund E, et al. Optimizing triage and hospitalization in adult general medical emergency patients: the triage project. BMC Emerg Med. 2013;13:12 pubmed publisher
    ..and all patients will be contacted 30 days after hospital admission to assess vital and functional status, re-hospitalization, satisfaction with care and quality of life measures...
  31. Polita N, Ferrari R, de Moraes P, Sant Anna F, Tacla M. Congenital anomalies: hospitalization in a pediatric unit. Rev Paul Pediatr. 2013;31:205-10 pubmed
    ..2%). There were 269 surgical procedures to correct there anomalies. This study underscores the epidemiological importance of congenital malformations, highlighting the need to prevent and control the triggering factors. ..
  32. Freund T, Campbell S, Geissler S, Kunz C, Mahler C, Peters Klimm F, et al. Strategies for reducing potentially avoidable hospitalizations for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions. Ann Fam Med. 2013;11:363-70 pubmed publisher
    ..During the interviews the cause of hospitalization fell into 5 principal categories: system related (eg, unavailability of ambulatory services), physician ..
  33. Shindo Y, Ito R, Kobayashi D, Ando M, Ichikawa M, Shiraki A, et al. Risk factors for drug-resistant pathogens in community-acquired and healthcare-associated pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013;188:985-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Identification of patients with drug-resistant pathogens at initial diagnosis is essential for treatment of pneumonia...
  34. Al Shaqsi S, Al Kashmiri A, Al Bulushi T. Epidemiology of burns undergoing hospitalization to the National Burns Unit in the Sultanate of Oman: a 25-year review. Burns. 2013;39:1606-11 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiology of burns admitted to the National Burns Unit (NBU) in the Sultanate of Oman between 1987 and 2011...
  35. Hall A, Lopman B, Payne D, Patel M, Gastañaduy P, Vinje J, et al. Norovirus disease in the United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013;19:1198-205 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings support continued development and targeting of appropriate interventions, including vaccines, for norovirus disease...
  36. Ahmed Bentley J, Chandran A, Joffe A, French D, Peirano G, Pitout J. Gram-negative bacteria that produce carbapenemases causing death attributed to recent foreign hospitalization. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013;57:3085-91 pubmed publisher
    ..and Acinetobacter baumannii strains were isolated from a wound of a Canadian patient with a recent history of hospitalization in India. This resulted in the initiation of outbreak management that included surveillance cultures...
  37. Gerlach O, Broen M, Weber W. Motor outcomes during hospitalization in Parkinson's disease patients: a prospective study. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2013;19:737-41 pubmed publisher
    ..studies suggest that many Parkinson's disease patients have a worsening of their motor status during hospitalization. We aimed to quantify this prospectively, and study possible contributing factors...
  38. Samuel S, Ingle S, Dhillon S, Yadav S, Harmsen W, Zinsmeister A, et al. Cumulative incidence and risk factors for hospitalization and surgery in a population-based cohort of ulcerative colitis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013;19:1858-66 pubmed publisher
    We sought to identify clinical and demographic features influencing hospitalization and colectomy in a population-based inception cohort of ulcerative colitis. Between 1970 and 2004, a total of 369 patients (58...