Source: BMC Health Services Research 2015, 22 January [epub]
Date of publication: January 2014
Publication type: Journal article
Length of publication: 14 pages
In a nutshell: This study identifies the frequency and mean duration of the component episodes within total hospital stay, rather than just the acute phase of care, and measures the impacts of patient-level and clinical service variables upon both acute phase and total length of stay.
Acknowledgement: BMC Health Services Research