A study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) on hospital use in Manitoba found that patients designated as Alternate Level of Care (ALC) accounted for only 3.4% of inpatient admissions, but used 16.6% of all the days of hospital care provided. Patients designated as ALC are those who do not require acute care, […]
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A new study shows the use of corn-based hydroxyethyl starches (HES), the most common blood volume expanders used to resuscitate critically ill patients with low blood pressure, may be doing more harm than good.
A team of researchers led by Dr. Ryan Zarychanski at the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) at the […]
April 18th, 2012 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, infrastructure, statistics
Manitoba’s intensive care units (ICUs) operate efficiently, even though the supply of ICU beds in Manitoba is lower than the national average, says a new report from researchers in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Medicine.
In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers from the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy examined the use of […]