Changing patterns of inpatient care for children and adolescents at the Menninger Clinic, 1988-1994.

Abstract

The authors describe trends in inpatient psychiatric length of stay (LOS) and admissions for the population of children and adolescents (N = 784) at the Menninger Clinic from 1988 to 1994. During this period. median LOS declined dramatically from 7 months to 3 weeks, whereas admissions increased 4-fold. The diagnostic case mix changed substantially, with a… (More)

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@article{Pottick2001ChangingPO, title={Changing patterns of inpatient care for children and adolescents at the Menninger Clinic, 1988-1994.}, author={Kathleen J. Pottick and Carol Cornsweet Barber and Stephen Hansell and Leanne Coyne}, journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology}, year={2001}, volume={69 3}, pages={573-7} }