The relationship between a severity of illness indicator and mortality and length-of-stay.

Abstract

One important determinant of the cost and outcome of medical care is the severity of illness; there is no routinely available severity measure used in the United Kingdom. An American clinical information system, Medisgroups, was used to allocate 2,279 general medical patients to one of five admission severity groups in an English teaching hospital. The… (More)

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@article{Hicks1993TheRB, title={The relationship between a severity of illness indicator and mortality and length-of-stay.}, author={Neville Hicks and R M Kammerling}, journal={Health trends}, year={1993}, volume={25 2}, pages={65-8} }