Cost of urology: financial audit in a clinical department.

@article{Cuckow1992CostOU,
  title={Cost of urology: financial audit in a clinical department.},
  author={Peter Malcom Cuckow},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1992},
  volume={305 6856},
  pages={743-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To cost a clinical unit over one month in 1991, to cost treatment of individual patients from audit data, and to compare this costing method with the hospital charging system. DESIGN A financial breakdown was obtained for one month's work. Ward stay, operating time, investigations, and outpatient visits were costed and a formula (episode = days… CONTINUE READING