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  1. Postoperative utilization of critical care services by cardiac surgery : a multicenter study in the Canadian healthcare system.

    Article - En anglais


    To describe patterns of critical care services used after cardiac surgery and to evaluate whether variations in the process of care influence outcome.


    Multicenter, prospective study.


    A convenience sample of four cardiac surgical units: three in university-affiliated (teaching) hospitals and one in a nonteaching regional referral center.


    A « consecutive sample » of 335 patients after cardiac surgery in four hospitals.


    Data were collected regarding all cardiac surgery patients admitted to the critical care units in the four test hospitals.

    Measurements and Main Results The critical care unit and hospital lengths of stay and survival were followed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Service hospitalier, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Unité soin intensif, Réanimation, Appareil circulatoire, Chirurgie, Homme, Etude statistique, Coeur, Utilisation, Postopératoire, Système santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hospital ward, Canada, North America, America, Intensive care unit, Resuscitation, Circulatory system, Surgery, Human, Statistical study, Heart, Use, Postoperative, Health system

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

    Cote : 93-0509210

    Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 199406.