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  1. Emergency physician workload : a time study.

    Article - En anglais

    Study hypothesis

    Physician service time varies with patient service category, length of stay, and intensity of service.


    Prospective time study of emergency physician services.

    Physicians recorded the beginning and ending times of each service episode offered to a patient (whether at the bedside or occurring elsewhere in the department).

    Each episode was defined as an « interaction, » with the total service time offered to a patient being the sum of all interactions for that patient.

    Length of stay was the time interval from when the patient registered in the emergency department to when the patient was released.

    Intensity of service was calculated as service time divided by length of stay.


    University-affiliated community teaching hospital.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Personnel sanitaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Réanimation, Homme, Etude statistique, Médecin, Urgence, Service hospitalier, Charge travail

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health staff, United States, North America, America, Resuscitation, Human, Statistical study, Physician, Emergency, Hospital ward, Work load

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

    Cote : 93-0549351

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.