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  1. A method for assessing the clinical performance and cost-effectiveness of intensive care units : a multicenter inception cohort study.

    Article - En anglais


    To present an approach for assessing intensive care unit (ICU) perfomance which takes into account both economic and clinical performance while adjusting for severity of illness.

    To present a graphic display which permits comparisons among a group of hospitals.


    A multicenter, inception cohort study.


    Twenty-five ICUs in U.S. hospitals that participated in the European and North American Study of Severity Systems for ICU Patients.


    Consecutive patients (n=3,397) admitted to ICUs in participating hospitals betrveen September 30,1991 and December 27,1991.

    Excluded were coronary care patients, burn patients, cardiac surgery patients and patients aged<18 yrs.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Unité soin intensif, Service hospitalier, Economie santé, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Analyse coût efficacité

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intensive care unit, Hospital ward, Health economy, United States, North America, America, Cost efficiency analysis

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

    Cote : 94-0671938

    Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 09/06/1995.