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  1. The relationship between depression and length of stay in the general hospital patient.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    American Psychiatric Association. Annual meeting. New York NY (USA), 1990/05/17.

    Background

    Depression is believed to complicate the care of general hospital patients on medical and surgical wards.

    How to compare dissimilar medical disorders and the degree of illness has been problematic.

    Method

    All patients evaluated during a 6-month period by one consultation-liaison service who received a DSM-III-R diagnosis of depression were retrospectively compared with a control goup without any depressive symptoms who were matched by primary diagnostic related groups (DRGs) and had equivalent severity of illness scores (APACHE II).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etat dépressif, Trouble humeur, Association morbide, Maladie, Diagnostic, Hospitalisation, Durée, Hôpital général, Economie santé, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Depression, Mood disorder, Concomitant disease, Disease, Diagnosis, Hospitalization, Duration, General hospital, Health economy, Human

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

    Cote : 93-0509369

    Code Inist : 002B18C07. Création : 199406.