Tag Archives: Institute of Health and Society (Newcastle University UK)

Preventable Deaths Due to Problems in Care in English Acute Hospitals (BMJ Quality and Safety)

Summary This retrospective case record review found that incidence of preventable hospital deaths, while lower than previous estimates, is still substantial. This study reviewed estimated life expectancy upon hospital admission, identified problems in care contributing to death and assessed whether … Continue reading

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Individual and Family Experiences of the Transition to Dementia

Abstract This review investigates patient and carer experiences of the transition to dementia. The majority of people with dementia do wish to know about their diagnosis. Challenges for the person with dementia involve coming to terms with loss on multiple levels. … Continue reading

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