1. Duration of Hospital Stay in Alcohol/Substance Addictions and Psychiatric Disorders: A 12-Year Retrospective Analysis

Bahadir Geniş; Behcet Cosar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 3-9

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.02

Abstract
  Background: Mental disorders are generally a significant reason for increased morbidity. They constitute a serious disease burden. One of the main reasons for this disease burden is long hospitalization periods. Objective: The current study investigated the length of hospital stay and the variables affecting ...  Read More

2. Minorities’ Diminished Returns of Educational Attainment on Hospitalization Risk: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)

Shervin Assari; Mohsen Bazargan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 86-91

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.17

Abstract
  Background: As suggested by the Minorities’ Diminished Returns (MDRs) theory, educational attainment shows a weaker protective effect for racial and ethnic minority groups compared to non-Hispanic Whites. This pattern, however, is never shown for hospitalization risk. Objectives: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

3. The Relationship Between Performance Indicators and Readmission of Patients With Open Heart Surgery: A Case Study in Iran

Parvin Ebrahimi; Mohammadali Taghi Nattaj Darzi Naghibi; Soudabeh Vatankhah; Ghassem Faghanzadeh Ganji

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 62-67

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.11

Abstract
  Background: Open heart surgery is a prevalent therapeutic intervention for cardiovascular diseases. Significant adverse effects occur after heart surgery, one of which is patient readmission to the hospital. Objective: The present study aimed to determine the relationship between performance indicators ...  Read More

4. Voluntary/Involuntary Admissions/Readmissions of Psychiatric Patients in a University Hospital in Turkey From 2008 to 2016

Bahadır Geniş; Behçet Coşar; Selçuk Candansayar; Nermin Gürhan

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 123-129

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2018.27

Abstract
  Background: The treatment and hospitalization of psychiatric patients has been a dilemma for many years. Many countries have different specific legislations regarding the hospitalization and treatment of mental patients. Objective: In the current study, 4100 voluntary/involuntary psychiatric admissions ...  Read More

5. Understanding Patients’ Meal Experiences through Staff’s Role: Study on Malaysian Public Hospitals

Reena Kumari Vijayakumaran; Anita Eves; Margaret Lumbers

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 50-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2018.11

Abstract
  Background: One way to improve hospital food provision is certainly by understanding the management of hospital foodservices, but there is limited detailed information about staff roles in food provision in many hospitals around the world. Objective: The hospital meal experience of patients, a part of ...  Read More