The EMTALA definition of a stabilized patient
is very specific and might not corollate with a physician's interpretation of stabilization.
Care begins with an ill patient who moves through a process where the end product is a healthy, or a stabilized patient
. Lean observes the process looking for value and waste.
With plenty of fuel and a now stabilized patient
, the crew launched into the weather and headed for the surgical unit.
"We think these data have important clinical implications; While sacubitril/valsartan decreases NT-proBNP compared with enalapril regardless of when it is initiated, the early improvement in postdischarge outcomes supports the in-hospital initiation of sacubitril/valsartan in stabilized patients
with acute decompensated heart failure," Adam D.
De-escalation of antiplatelet therapy in stabilized patients
, i.e., switching from dual antiplatelet therapy to single P2Y12 inhibitor or switching from potent P2Y12 inhibitors to clopidogrel,,,, is now under study.
Also, many stabilized patients
could just as easily receive the same maintenance medication(s) from their primary care physician.
Persistent cardiac troponin I elevation in stabilized patients
after an episode of acute coronary syndrome predicts long-term mortality.
The JAMA study blames a rising population, a falling number of emergency departments, and understaffing that prevents stabilized patients
from being admitted to other parts of the hospital.
Wounded warriors can then be safely evacuated from front lines to medical transition units, and stabilized patients
can be sent from there to hospitals around the globe.
Once weight is lost, stabilized patients
would ideally be able to transition off the amino acid supplements.
For us in the Air Force, it's our EMEDS (Expeditionary Medical System)--our modular medical capabilities, and our aeroevac--our ability to move stabilized patients
. 'Stabilized' is an important construct.