To describe and quantify the patients and clinical activities of independent short stay hospitals.
Design-Retrospective survey of hospital records for sampled periods of one finabcial year and comparison with data from 1981 to 1986.
Setting-217 independent hospitals in England and Wales, 1992-3.
Main outcome measures-Distributions of sex, age groups, and areas of residence of patients, clinical procedures, financial provision.
Data were obtained from 201 (93%) hospitals.
An estimated 429172 inpatients (7% more than 1986) and 249 531 day cases (an increase of 154%) from 1986 were treated in the year.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Etude statistique, Royaume Uni, Clinique, Activité, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Statistical study, United Kingdom, Clinic, Activity, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0547431
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 09/06/1995.