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AMA

(Automatic Message Accounting) The recording and reporting of telephone calls within a telephone system. It includes the calling and called parties and start and stop times of the call. When performed in a tandem switch, it is known as "Central Automatic Message Accounting" (CAMA). When done in an end office switch, where most billing is handled today, it is known as "Local Automatic Message Accounting" (LAMA). Also known as "Call Detail Reporting" (CDR).
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Patient lacks capacity, due to a medical condition, to make an informed decision to leave against medical advice AND
These studies revealed that parents leave hospital against medical advice for many reasons like family, personal or financial problems, dissatisfaction with medical care, preference for another hospital, false perception that the condition was terminal, dislike of the hospital environment and communication gap between health care providers and parents 16,18,25.
Patients who leave the emergency department against medical advice.
One of the reasons mentioned in previous studies for leaving the hospital against medical advice is suboptimal communication, which may indeed affect older minority patients more," said Dr.
He also asserted that while the Royal Hospital is doing very well in treating a high volume of paediatric patients, some with very complicated illnesses, there is still more that can be done to prevent families from discharging their children against medical advice.
We performed the analysis of the MTS classification colors, with respect to the outcome that the patient obtained after treatment, taking into consideration that the outcomes being considered were: discharge, transfer, death or discharge against medical advice (Figure 1).
On the other hand, even a mature minor does not have an unfettered right to refuse treatment, especially where such refusal is against medical advice.
The medical officer has recommended that Dumpla be admitted for treatment but was later discharged against medical advice.
Dr Nadia Dabbagh, a child and adolescent psychiatry consultant at Rashid Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, cited a case of an anorexic 16-year-old boy who was not brought to follow-up appointments and discharged against medical advice.
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After excluding 5,226 index admissions for newborns staying less than 5 days and patients who left against medical advice, transferred out, entered hospice care, or died as an inpatient, 40,961 admissions for 24,558 patients remained.