TITLE

Time to evaluate why high-volume hospitals have better surgical outcomes

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Paul
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/19/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 2, p140
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines two Canadian Institute for Health Information studies linking hospitals that perform larger volumes of surgery to better patient outcomes. Results of an analysis of postoperative mortality among patients who underwent elective surgery; Discussion on an examination of hospital volumes and patient outcomes published since 1979.
ACCESSION #
17557260

 

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