Functional status predict return to acute care for burn patients By Helen Albert.

Overall, 13 percent of transfers from the rehabilitation systems were to acute treatment, and 2 percent of the occurred within the first 3 days to be admitted. Writing in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, the team reviews that lower practical level at admission , older age , and having previously been admitted to an inpatient rehabilitation facility were all significant predictors to be transferred to acute care within 3 days. Although patients readmitted to acute care had bigger burns on first medical center entrance , this was not really a significant predictor to be used in acute care within 3 days, neither was having medical comorbidities.Follow Mike on Facebook for daily personal advancement tips.

Mature offspring of parents with PTSD have lower cortisol levels A small study suggests that adults whose parents are Holocaust survivors with post-traumatic stress disorder may actually have lower average levels of the strain hormone cortisol compared to the adult offspring of parents without PTSD, in the September issue of Archives of General Psychiatry according to a written report, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Biological differences seen in individuals with PTSD, including low cortisol levels, could either derive from exposure to a traumatic event or could possibly be present before this event and predispose patients to the problem, according to background information in the article.