To gather data about available technology, staffing, administrative policies, and bed capacities of ICUs in the United States.
On January 15, 1991, survey instruments were mailed to the administrators of 4,233 hospitals to gather information from the medical director of the institutions' respective ICUs for the purpose of developing a database on ICUs in the United States.
The sampling frame for this study was based on all American Hospital Association (AHA) hospitals that stated they have ICUs.
Mots-clés Pascal : Unité soin intensif, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Hôpital, Organisation santé, Système santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive care unit, United States, North America, America, Hospital, Public health organization, Health system
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0421748
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.