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Variation in hospital mortality in an Australian neonatal intensive care unit network

Mohamed, Abdel-Latif; Nowak, Gen; Bajuk, Barbara; Glass, Kathryn; Harley, David

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Background: Studying centre-to-centre (CTC) variation in mortality rates is important because inferences about quality of care can be made permitting changes in practice to improve outcomes. However, comparisons between hospitals can be misleading unless there is adjustment for population characteristics and severity of illness. Objective: We sought to report the risk-adjusted CTC variation in mortality among preterm infants born <32 weeks and admitted to all eight tertiary neonatal intensive...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186644
Source: Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition
DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-313222
Access Rights: Open Access

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