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  1. Critical pathway methodology : effectiveness in congenital heart surgery. Discussion.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Annual meeting. New Orleans LA USA, 1994/01/31.

    Critical pathway methodology has been demonstrated to provide producible reduction in average length of stay (ALOS) in adults in certain diagnostic-related groups and operations such as coronary artery bypass grafting.

    The efficacy of this approach in congenital heart surgery was explored.

    Two hundred eighty-six consecutive patients from a health maintenance organization treated by a single surgeon since the institution of diagnostic-related group coding at that health maintenance organization constituted the study group.

    One hundred fourteen patients were treated at a university hospital without critical pathway methodology (group 1) and 172, subsequently at the health maintenance organization institution using the methodology (group 2).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Cardiopathie, Congénital, Chirurgie, Hospitalisation, Temps, Coût, Homme, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Traitement

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Heart disease, Congenital, Surgery, Hospitalization, Time, Costs, Human, Cardiovascular disease, Treatment

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

    Cote : 95-0216954

    Code Inist : 002B12A08. Création : 09/06/1995.