Validity of Information Employed to Generate Standardized Mortality Ratios Using Hospital Administrative Databases (RNMH)

2016-06-28 21:23:21 | BioPortfolio


In a retrospective cross-sectional study, investigators aimed to valid the variables employed to generate standardized mortality ratio from hospital administrative databases. For this purpose, investigators have compared those variables collected in administrative databases with the information available in patient medical record.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective


Any Medical, Surgical and Obstetrical Condition Requiring an Hospitalization in Acute Care.






Hospices Civils de Lyon

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-06-28T21:23:21-0400

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