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