There have been few epidemiological studies of dysphagia and associated outcomes usingadministrative datasets. In this study we estimate the proportion of patients with either strokeor head and neck cancer who are additionally diagnosed with dysphagia or aspirationpneumonia, or that have a feeding tube placed. Our analysis is based on a cohort of patientsidentified in administrative…
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Results for: 2020
Summary: We examined the association between optimal control of dyslipidemia and mortality and healthcare costs in patients with high risk for cardiovascular disease (HRCVD) between 2012-2016 in Alberta, Canada. HRCVD patients who were optimally controlled had lower mortality and incurred modestly higher costs, compared to those who were not. Secondary prevention patients with…
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