The Effects of Clinical Pathways on Professional Practice, Patient Outcomes, Length of Stay, and Hospital Costs

  title={The Effects of Clinical Pathways on Professional Practice, Patient Outcomes, Length of Stay, and Hospital Costs},
  author={Thomas Rotter and Leigh Kinsman and Erica L. James and Andreas Machotta and Jon Michael Willis and Pamela C. Snow and Joachim Kugler},
  journal={Evaluation \& the Health Professions},
  pages={27 - 3}
This paper is a summary version of the previously published Cochrane review. It may increase the reach of the topic to health researchers and practitioners and encourage further discussion. The systematic review aims to summarize the evidence and assess the effect of clinical pathways on professional practice, patient outcomes, length of hospital stay, and hospital costs. The authors searched the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, the Effective Practice and Organisation of Care… 

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