Influence of psychiatric disorders on surgical outcomes and care resource use in Japan.

@article{Maeda2014InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of psychiatric disorders on surgical outcomes and care resource use in Japan.},
  author={Toshiki Maeda and Akira Babazono and Takumi Nishi and Kazumitsu Tamaki},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={
          523-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to quantify the effects of psychiatric disorders on major surgery outcomes and care resource use. METHODS This study adopted a retrospective cohort study design. The samples consisted of hospital stays. Subjects were patients who had undergone major surgery. We used multilevel regression analysis to quantify the influence of psychiatric disorders on major surgery outcomes and care resource use. RESULTS The total number of hospital stays included in the… CONTINUE READING
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