Inappropriate Use of Hospital Beds in a Tertiary Care Service Hospital.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The cost of medical care is continuing to rise and cost containment measures need to focus on inappropriate hospitalization. Armed Forces Medical Services ensure universal access to its consumers but continuous increase in patient load is stretching the capability of service hospitals. The present study was undertaken to determine the rate of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0377-1237(05)80005-X

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