TITLE

Variations in mortality rates among Canadian neonatal intensive care units: interpretation and implications

AUTHOR(S)
Tyson, Jon; Kennedy, Kathleen
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/22/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 2, p191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on a study in this issue by Sankaran and colleagues which assesses variation in mortality rates among Canadian neonatal intensive care units (NICU). View that risk adjustment remains an imperfect process for neonates and older patients; Reasons to estimate and compare the risk-adjusted outcomes for different hospitals.
ACCESSION #
5955236

 

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