Surgical resource consumption in an academic health consortium.
Heatlh care costs continue to spiral; aggregate costs for 1992 are $850 billion, 13.6% of the U.S. gross national produd.
The issue has assumed nalional proportions, and change appears to be on the federal agenda.
Great interest in surgical expenditures exists, which comprise 30.1% of all heath care outdays.
We analyed 13,600 general surgical patients in eight teaching hospitals in New Jersey during 7988.
Hospital resource consumption was measured for hospital length of stay, hospital cost per patient, race, gender, diagnoses and procedures, and mortality rate.
Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Chirurgie, Hospitalisation, Coût, Homme, Epidémiologie, Traitement, Economie santé, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, Surgery, Hospitalization, Costs, Human, Epidemiology, Treatment, Health economy, North America, America
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Code Inist : 002B30A04B. Création : 199406.