Basic Summary for Hemorrhage


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Main name of condition: Hemorrhage
Other names or spellings: Haemorrhage, Bleeding


What is Hemorrhage?
  Brief description of Hemorrhage: Bleeding of any type (especially when referring to severe bleeding)
  Types of Hemorrhage: Postoperative hemorrhage, Postpartum hemorrhage, Arterial hemorrhage, Venous hemorrhage, Capillary hemorrhage, Primary hemorrhage, Reactionary hemorrhage, Secondary hemorrhage, Hematuria, Hemoptysis, Hematemesis
How serious is Hemorrhage?
  Complications of Hemorrhage: see complications of Hemorrhage
What causes Hemorrhage?
  Causes of Hemorrhage: see causes of Hemorrhage
  Risk factors for Hemorrhage: see risk factors for Hemorrhage
What are the symptoms of Hemorrhage?
  Symptoms of Hemorrhage: see symptoms of Hemorrhage
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Hemorrhage: see treatments for Hemorrhage
Society issues for Hemorrhage
  Hospitalization statistics for Hemorrhage: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Hemorrhage:
  • 0.097% (12,320) of hospital consultant episodes were for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 94% of hospital consultant episodes for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 47% of hospital consultant episodes for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 53% of hospital consultant episodes for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital consultant episodes for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 38% of hospital consultant episodes for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 14% of hospital consultant episodes for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 48% of hospital consultant episodes for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.038% (19,844) of hospital bed days were for purpura and other haemorrhagic conditions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

Last revision: April 11, 2003

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