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Mortality in second week of April estimated at 5,000

The number of deaths over week 15 is very likely in the range between 4,700 and 5,300. At least certain is that mortality is still higher than the weekly average throughout the period week 1 to 10...

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Intensifying pain and symptom treatment

Medical action at the end of life by which the treatment of pain or symptoms is intensified through one or more types of medication, taking into account that this treatment is likely to or will...

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Mortality rising

The rising mortality coincides with the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis in the Netherlands

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Nearly 9 thousand more deaths in first 9 weeks of COVID-19

In the first nine weeks of the corona crisis (week 11 to 19 inclusive), there were almost 9 thousand more deaths (estimated) than would normally be expected during this period.

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Nursing day average

The number of nursing days in a given period divided by the number of patients admitted.

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Independent thrombosis service

Enterprises classified in SBI 86.92.4 ("Medical laboratories, intensive care for thrombotic patients and other analyses supporting medical treatment") with the only activity thrombosis service.

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Not starting and/or ending treatment

Medical decision at the end of life in which the likelihood or certainty exists that a patient will die sooner.

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Hospital

An officially recognised institution for intramural health care, where patients with a specific physical disease are provided with one or more forms of specialist medical treatment and nursing and...

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Tertiary education

Sector including the following institutions (as of 1997): mental health hospitals and institutions for child, youth, forensic, clinical care for addictions and part-time psychiatric treatment;...

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Vast majority do not fundamentally reject euthanasia

Euthanasia should under certain circumstances be allowed, according to 87 percent of the adult population in the Netherlands.

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13 people a day die after a fall

In 2018, a total of 4,628 people in the Netherlands died due to an accidental fall, nearly 600 more than in the previous year. This comes down to 13 fatal falls per day on average.

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TNO and CBS are joining forces on transparent and verifiable AI use

TNO and CBS are joining forces on transparent and verifiable AI use

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Health problems tackled with sensors

The participants were asked to develop a sensor which could measure the various aspects of physically straining work

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Health expenditure; providers, functions, internat. comparisons, 2005-2016

Health accounts; providers and functions, with link to Dutch health and social care accounts

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Bonaire: number of dental visits down

In 2017, 46 percent of Bonaire’s population aged 15 years or older paid a visit to the dentist.

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Health expenditure; functions, financing, internat. comparisons, 2005-2016

Health accounts; functions and financing, with link to Dutch health and social care accounts

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Medical contacts, hospitalisation, medicines; sex and age, 2010-2013

GP, specialist, dentist, fysiotherapist, hospitalisation, medicine use, sex and age

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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...

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Old people receiving more and more care

The volume of care provided to the elderly is growing faster than the number of patients. As a result, the volume of care per old person is increasing.

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Euthanasia carried out in nearly 3 percent of cases

Nearly six in every ten deaths in 2010 involved medical end-of-life decisions. In 2.8 percent of cases, euthanasia was carried out.

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