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Treatment checklists may cut hospital deaths

Patient deaths at three London hospitals have been cut by almost 15% after introducing treatment checklists (known as care bundles), finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.

dateApr 02, 2010 in Other
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Italy's poor go to the hospital more

Despite free public healthcare, Italy's poor are more likely to end up in hospital with avoidable conditions, new research shows. This pattern, reported today in the online open access journal BMC Public Health, mirrors findings ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Health
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