There are several possible explanations as to why patients admitted to HDU
had a longer LOS.
What I do know is that walking into the HDU
and seeing Bethan connected to all manner of wires, drips and ECG (electrocardiogram) monitors was the scariest moment of my life.
The scandal came to light on the day Health Secretary Stephen Dorrell said more HDUs
The new HDU
will also enable clinical teams at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to incorporate both surgical and general medical HDU
beds in one place, with the aim of improving patient safety.
Acknowledging resource limitations and the necessity to triage within their institution, McIlroy and colleagues have taken the opportunity to address a fundamental question about high dependency unit (HDU
) utilization--do postoperative high-risk patients not admitted to the HDU
suffer harm attributable to the lack of HDU
care, or put another way, does HDU
care improve patient outcome in this group of patients?
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To celebrate the occasion, Simone, 33, wanted to thank the hospital and in particular staff on the high dependency unit (HDU
) who she says "saved his life" several times.
A 16-bed centralised High Dependency Unit (HDU
) at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough will care for any patient in the hospital who needs a higher, more specialised level of care.
The hospital's NSW Nurses' Association branch decided to close 10 beds--about one third of the general ward--so they could more safely care for patients in the emergency department (ED) and high dependency unit (HDU
Mum-of-five Liz wrote: "Sat all night in HDU
Ninewells with my boy."
Robert and Pauline Mason are asking mourners attending their son James' funeral on Monday to make donations towards a fund for the High Dependancy Unit (HDU
) at Suton Coldfield's Good Hope Hospital instead of bringing flowers.
In Pembrokeshire, patients have already seen dramatic reductions in the HDU
and gynaecology services at Withybush Hospital.