TITLE

Trends and variations in length of hospital stay for childbirth in Canada

AUTHOR(S)
Wen, Shi Wu; Liu, Shiliang; Marcoux, Sylvie; Fowler, Dawn
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;04/07/98, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p875
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents research which studied trends in maternal length of hospital stay in Canada from 1984 to 1995. Wide report of early discharge after childbirth; Variations in length of stay; Methods; Results; Length of stay decreasing substantially but with important interprovincial variations; Trends not likely due to patient-specific factors.
ACCESSION #
466119

 

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