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  1. Does surgical subspecialization in pediatrics provide high-quality, cost-effective patient care ?

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To determine if pediatric surgical subspecialization provides cost-effective, high-quality pediatric patient care.

    Methods

    Ureteroneocystostomy inpatients over 4 years were studied.

    Hospital charges and complications were compared between general urologists and fellowship-trained pediatric urologists.

    Results

    Hospital charges were significantly less ($1095) for patients under the care of a pediatric urologist.

    Complication rates were also lower.

    Conclusions

    Pediatric urology subspecialization offers high-quality, cost-effective pediatric patient care.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Pédiatrie, Spécialité médicale, Chirurgie, Urologie, Etude comparative, Aptitude professionnelle, Analyse coût efficacité, Enfant, Urétérostomie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pediatrics, Medical specialty, Surgery, Urology, Comparative study, Vocational aptitude, Cost efficiency analysis, Child, Ureterostomy, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0077153

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199608.