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

Wen, Shi Wu; Liu, Shiliang; Marcoux, Sylvie; Fowler, Dawn
April 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;04/07/98, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p875
Academic Journal
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.


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