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Fewer hospital admissions following heart attacks
Twelve per 10 thousand inhabitants were admitted to hospital as a result of an acute heart infarct in the Netherlands in 2005. This number is nearly one third down on 1995.
Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; key figures
Birth, death, life expectancy, health and disease, use of health care services, education and labour market, costs of care, care providers
Hospital admissions affect drop-out rate vwo pupils
Vwo (pre-university education) pupils who were admitted in hospital once or more run a greater risk to leave secondary education without a regular diploma than vwo pupils who were never admitted in...
Growing number of skin cancer-related hospital admissions
The number of skin cancer-related hospital admissions is growing fast, in particular the number of treatments completed within one day. In the period 2003–2007, the number of skin...
Gap closed between male and female COPD-related hospital admissions
In 1995, more men than women were admitted to hospital for chronic pulmonary diseases. Subsequently, the gender gap gradually narrowed and has currently disappeared altogether. COPD typically...
Number of hospital admissions for pneumonia and acute bronchitis doubled since 1981
The number of hospital admissions for pneumonia or acute bronchitis has doubled in the period 1981–2005. New cases of pneumonia are predominantly found among over-65s, while new cases...
Day-patient admissions further up
Over the past 15 years, the total amount of day-patient hospital admissions has soared. The number of in-patient hospital admissions, defined as admissions including at least one overnight...
Steep increase in day-patient admissions for chronic enteritis
Out-patient hospital admissions are becoming more and more common. The number of out-patient hospital admissions for chronic enteritis (e.g. Crohn’s disease) has risen far above average.
More health care provided with fewer hospital beds
In the period 1972-2006, the number of beds and patient days in general and university hospitals declined considerably. Simultaneously, the number of hospital admissions and treatment and nursing...