Post-surgery length of stay using multi-criteria decision-making tool.

@article{Buttigieg2018PostsurgeryLO,
  title={Post-surgery length of stay using multi-criteria decision-making tool.},
  author={Sandra Buttigieg and Dorothy Gauci and Frank H. Bezzina and Prasanta Kumar Dey},
  journal={Journal of health organization and management},
  year={2018},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          514-531
        }
}
Purpose Length of stay (LOS) in hospital after surgery varies for each patient depending on surgeon's decision that considers criticality of the surgery, patient's conditions before and after surgery, expected time to recovery and experience of the surgeon involved. Decision on patients' LOS at hospital post-surgery affects overall healthcare performance as… CONTINUE READING