Ten-year trend: surgeries up, hospitalizations down

Eggertson, Laura
March 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/13/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 6, p756
Academic Journal
The article reports on the trends in the inpatient hospitalizations and surgeries in Canada. According to a report by Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), there is decline in the number of patients admitted to the hospital and an increase in surgeries. The article also reports on the use of technologies for day surgeries including laparoscopic and arthroscopic procedures.


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