What can comparisons of mortality rates tell us about waiting lists?

Hadorn, David C.
March 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/21/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 6, p794
Academic Journal
Focuses on the issue of the death of Canadian patients while waiting for services that might have prolonged their lives including coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Need for a more efficient method for assessing the reasonableness of mortality rates among patients on CABG waiting lists; Comparing mortality rates.


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