Risk factors affecting hospital length of stay in patients with odontogenic maxillofacial infections.

@article{Peters1996RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors affecting hospital length of stay in patients with odontogenic maxillofacial infections.},
  author={Edwards S Peters and Brian Fong and D W Wormuth and Stephen T. Sonis},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1996},
  volume={54 12},
  pages={1386-91; discussion 1391-2}
}
PURPOSE This study identified potential risk factors associated with increasing hospital length of stay (LOS) in patients with odontogenic maxillofacial infections. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred twenty-eight patients admitted to Brigham and Women's Hospital by the Division of Oral Surgery between October 1, 1984 and March 31, 1995 with a maxillofacial infection of dental origin were retrospectively identified by a medical chart review. Linear regression techniques were used to explain the… CONTINUE READING

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