[Cause of non-pertinent hospital stays: interobserver concordance using the French version of the Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol].

@article{Lombard2001CauseON,
  title={[Cause of non-pertinent hospital stays: interobserver concordance using the French version of the Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol].},
  author={Isabelle Lombard and Pierre Lahmek and Eloi Di{\`e}ne and Elisabeth Monnet and H Logerot and M Levy Soussan and Bernard Huet and Patrick Six and Chang Chu Yeu and Thierry Lang},
  journal={Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique},
  year={2001},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={367-75}
}
BACKGROUND The modified French version of the Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol (AEPf) has been validated. Inappropriate days according to simple medical and technical criteria are identified with this tool. The aim of this study is to highlight the interest of investigating the reasons for inappropriate days and to assess the inter-observers reliability of the questionnaire developed for this purpose. METHODS This questionnaire collects on one hand the needs of patients - distinguishing… CONTINUE READING