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  1. Chance, continuity, and change in hospital mortality rates : coronary artery bypass graft patients in California hospitals, 1983 to 1989.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To assess whether risk-adjusted mortality rates for hospitals reflect primarily chance variation.

    Design.-Observation over time.

    Setting.-All 115 California hospitals with five or more coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients in any year 1983 to 1989.

    Patients.-All CABG patients aged 18 years and older excluding those with other open heart procedures and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty on the day of CABG surgery (n=132 750).

    Outcome Measure.-Inpatient mortality adjusted for age, gender, chronic comorbidities, timing of surgery, and presence of additional procedures.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire, Epidémiologie, Homme, Chirurgie, Dérivation, Mortalité, Artère coronaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Hôpital, Qualité, Soin

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cardiovascular disease, Coronary heart disease, Epidemiology, Human, Surgery, Bypass, Mortality, Coronary artery, United States, North America, America, Hospital, Quality, Care

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

    Cote : 93-0609827

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.