To assess the feasibility and advantages of short-stay surgery in India, a policy of early discharge was adopted for 386 patients undergoing various major and minor operations.
The mean postoperative and total hospital stays of patients admitted for minor surgery were 1.9 and 3.7 days respectively; the corresponding figures for age- and sex-matched historical controls were 7.4 and 11.3 days.
The mean postoperative and total stays of patients who had undergone major surgery were 4.1 and 8.0 days respectively; the corresponding control values were 8.9 and 12.5 days.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Traitement, Homme, Chirurgie, Inde, Asie, Hospitalisation, Durée
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Treatment, Human, Surgery, India, Asia, Hospitalization, Duration
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0142746
Code Inist : 002B25N. Création : 199406.