against medical advice


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against medical advice

en contra del consejo médico
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You don't go out with idiots who sign themselves out of hospital against medical advice, is that it?
Fields could verbalize clear understanding of the dangers of leaving the hospital against medical advice.
The prevalence of leaving against medical advice (LAMA) in hospitals varies widely in literature, from less than 1% up to 30% or even more16.
Therefore, recognizing known risk factors that predict high likelihood of against medical advice discharge and targeting these patients for early intervention may be beneficial.
Their analysis, which included more than 29 million hospital stays listed in the 2013 National Inpatient Sample, revealed that >50,000 older adults in the hospital (out of 12 million people under hospital care overall) left the hospital against medical advice that year; however, older men and women were 4 times less likely to do so than people aged 18-64 years.
A large number of patients took discharge against medical advice because of personal and family reasons.
Sakho, replaced by Kolo Toure, had to be virtually ordered off the pitch by Klopp after being determined to continue against medical advice and the France international's frustration boiled over as he hurled a water bottle towards the bench.
The study found that dissatisfaction with treatment and the desire to seek a second opinion were the main reasons that families were getting their children discharged against medical advice.
The relative risk (RR) and the chi-square test were used for the analyses between outcomes: death, hospital discharge, discharge against medical advice, transfer to other services, and the MTS classification result.
But the 35-year-old had been uncooperative and would not stay for the results of his scan and was released against medical advice.
In fact, some may go as far as discharging themselves from hospitals against medical advice in an effort to get home more quickly.
MORE | and more of us are getting so fed-up with our hospital care we are discharging ourselves against medical advice.