TITLE

The disconnect between the data and the headlines

AUTHOR(S)
Roos, Noralou P.
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/22/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p411
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Refutes media headlines in British Columbia concerning the downsizing of hospitals. Allegations that the downsizing will increase death rate, decrease access to hospitals, and result in discharge of people who are still sick; Study by Samuel Sheps and colleagues which did not find evidence of negative effects from the downsizing.
ACCESSION #
3473812

 

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