TITLE

Enhanced weekend service: an affordable means to increased hospital procedure volume

AUTHOR(S)
Bell, Chaim M.; Redelmeier, Donald A.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p503
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a study that explored the effect of using weekend days to increase acute medical care productivity in Canadian hospitals. Procedures examined that reflect diverse technologies and are regularly used in acute medical care; Decrease in the volume of procedures performed on weekends compared with weekdays; Obstacles to consider in acute medical care.
ACCESSION #
15954800

 

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