TITLE

Death on the waiting list for cardiac surgery

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/3/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 3, p354
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the deaths among patients waiting to be treated for cardiac surgery. Mathematical model for a waiting list scenario; Effect of the scenarios on the number of deaths per year; Consideration regarding the reduction of the size of waiting list by giving priority to the group with the lower mortality rate.
ACCESSION #
12018467

 

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