Tag: hospitalization

Innovation, Research

Diabetes increases risk of severe COVID illness, hospitalization by up to 40%, study says

February 14, 2023

Via: Fox News

People who have diabetes along with elevated blood sugar levels face a significantly higher risk of being hospitalized with severe illness from COVID-19, according to a review by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), which is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. Each […]

Innovation, Research

Vaccination protects against COVID-19 related hospitalization in patients with and without comorbidity

November 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread to almost every country in the world, causing over five million deaths and forcing many governments to enact costly and restrictive lockdown measures. These have included mandatory mask-wearing, the closing of public spaces, and […]


mRNA vaccination associated with decreased risk of COVID-19 infection and hospitalization in U.S. veterans

October 8, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spread worldwide in 2019, throwing many countries into economic crises as they attempted to control the spread of the disease with lockdowns, social distancing, and other restrictions. Mass vaccination schemes have begun to help bring the […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

‘Weekend effect’ mortality rate in hospitals not a reliable indicator of care quality

June 6, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The higher mortality rate for weekend hospital admissions should not be used as an indicator of quality of care due to the lack of data preceding patient admission and on the severity of their illness, a new study conducted at […]