Regional differences in the use of psychiatric hospital beds in Finland: a national case-register study.

@article{Korkeila1998RegionalDI,
  title={Regional differences in the use of psychiatric hospital beds in Finland: a national case-register study.},
  author={Jyrki Korkeila and Ville Lehtinen and T. Tuori and Hans Y Helenius},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1998},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={193-9}
}
We investigated the possible differences in the utilization of psychiatric hospital beds among five social security areas in Finland, and the association between the variables related to the psychiatric services and the use of hospital beds. The use of hospital beds varied quite distinctly among these areas, as did the total rate of in-patients… CONTINUE READING