Appropriateness of hospital admissions in general hospitals in Egypt
ResumoWe measured the rate of inappropriate admissions, and associated factors, in 3 general hospitals in Egypt. A total of 1191 admissions were reviewed using the Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol for adult patients and the Pediatric Appropriateness Evaluation Protocol for paediatric patients. Inappropriate admissions were 66.3% and 78.9% of admissions in the surgery departments of 2 hospitals compared with 1.9% in the 3rd hospital that followed a specific admission protocol for elective surgery. The paediatrics department had the lowest rates of inappropriate admissions in all hospitals [0%, 1.0% and 1.9%]. On logistic regression analysis, the route of admission was the only factor significantly associated with inappropriate admissions in the departments of surgery, obstetrics/gynaecology and internal medicine
Al Tehewy, M., Shehad, E., Al Gaafary, M., Al Houssiny, M., Nabih, D. et al. (2009). Appropriateness of hospital admissions in general hospitals in Egypt. EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 15 (5), 1126-1134, 2009 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117742
RevistaEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 15 (5), 1126-1134, 2009
MetadadosMostrar o registo completo do documento
Mostrar documentos relacionados por título, autor, criador e tema.
Hospital policies and hospital management : meeting of the CARNET Cycle on Reforming Hospital Services, Istanbul 15-17 December 1998 Vang, Johannes; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (EUR/ICP/CARE 06 02 01(A), 1999)
Report on the expert consultation on regional hospital strategy development and capacity-building of hospital managers, Cairo, Egypt 6–7 April 2015 World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO-EM/HCD/121/E, 2015)