TITLE

Caseloads may be responsible for regional differences in care: CIHI report

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/26/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 13, p1881
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a health report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) which included information on how chances of surviving a myocardial infarction (MI) or having a cesarean section may depend on where one lives. View that reasons for regional variations must be analyzed carefully; Description of regional differences in data on patients who had acute MIs; Speculation of the report that differences may be due to patient characteristics and regional determinants of health.
ACCESSION #
4744170

 

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