Pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States , has a poor survival rate in comparison with other types of cancer. Fewer than five % of the patients with pancreatic cancer survive five years past diagnosis.
The rate of re-hospitalization patients fell from 16.5 % to 13.3 %, a decrease of nearly 20 %. Discharges at home rose from 68.6 % to 73.0 %, and discharges to long-term care dropped to 11.5 % from 13.8 %. The change in performance of arrangement between the two periods observed, we believe, reflects an improvement in patient outcomes, says lead author Randi E. Berkowitz, a geriatrician at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center and Medical Director of the RSU. Specifically, a lower acute transfer rate probably reflects improved processes of care in the SNF.Each may be at riskThe swine flu is a new virus so the influenza vaccination which each year does not indicate protective. Everyone could on collected in captured in danger.