Mortality rate and length of stay of patients admitted to the intensive care unit in July.

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OBJECTIVE At the beginning of each academic year in July, inexperienced residents and fellows begin to care for patients. This inexperience can lead to poor patient outcome, especially in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The objective of this study was to determine the impact of July ICU admission on patient outcome. DESIGN… (More)

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@article{Finkielman2004MortalityRA, title={Mortality rate and length of stay of patients admitted to the intensive care unit in July.}, author={Javier Daniel Finkielman and L J Morales and Steve G. Peters and Mark T. Keegan and S Allen Ensminger and James F. Lymp and Bekele Afessa}, journal={Critical care medicine}, year={2004}, volume={32 5}, pages={1161-5} }