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  1. Identification and categorization of and cost for care of trauma patients : a study of 12 trauma centers and 43,219 statewide patients. Discussion.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. Annual session. New Orleans LA USA, 1993/09/23.

    Medical and demographic data for trauma patients (n=7120) admitted to 12 trauma centers in 1 year were reviewed.

    Data from New York State on all discharges for the same year (n=2,535,501) were obtained and analyzed.

    Patients were identified as trauma patients based on NYC EMS trauma center advisory committee criteria translated into ICD-9-CM codes, and a computer-based algorithm was developed that identified 43,219 trauma patients.

    A standard resource cost (SRC) was also developed to compare relative cost among trauma and non-trauma patients in the same diagnosis-related groups (DRGs).

    The mean age of the 43,219 trauma patients was 43.1 years, 61.8% were male, the mean LOS was 13.4 days, the mean ISS was 10.4, and 61% were discharged from community hospitals.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Epidémiologie, Analyse coût, Echelle évaluation, International Classification of Diseases 9, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Critère décision, Registre, Classification, Homme, Etude comparative, Assurance maladie, Codage, Economie santé, Informatique biomédicale

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Epidemiology, Cost analysis, Evaluation scale, International Classification of Diseases 9, New York, United States, North America, America, Decision criterion, Register, Classification, Human, Comparative study, Health insurance, Coding, Health economy, Biomedical data processing

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    Cote : 94-0589979

    Code Inist : 002B16N. Création : 09/06/1995.