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End-of-life care often involves pain or symptom management
Just over half of the 171 thousand deaths in 2021 involved a medical end-of-life decision. Thirty percent of deaths involved relief of pain or disease symptoms.
The COVID-19 pandemic: how did it affect statistics?
On 27 February 2020, the first patient testing positive for coronavirus was reported in the Netherlands; the first COVID death was reported on 6 March.
Medical intervention shortening a patient’s life without the patient’s explicit request
Medical decision at the end of life in which the medical doctor reports that: - the patient’s death resulted from a treatment prescribed or administered by her/him or a colleague with the explicit...
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
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.
Fewer stroke and prostate cancer patients die within one year after their first hospitalisation
Between 2000 and 2005, mortality among stroke and prostate cancer patients within one year after their first hospital admission dropped by more than 25 and 21 percent respectively. The mortality...
Consumer prices; European harmonised price index 2015=100 (HICP)
European harmonised consumer price indices 2015 = 100, expenditures Price index, monthly and yearly rates and weightingcoëfficient