Relation Between Hospital Experience and In-Hospital Mortality for Patient with AIDS-related Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

Experience from 3,126 Cases in New York City in 1987

Published In: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, v. 5, Sep. 1992, p. 856-864

Posted on on January 01, 1992

by Charles Bennett, John L. Adams, Paul Gertler, Rolla Edward Park, Stuart C. Gilman, W. Lance George, Martin F. Shapiro, Robert H. Brook

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Shows that, for people admitted to a hospital with AIDS, mortality varies with hospital experience. It shows that patients are less likely to die in hospitals that treat more patients who have pneumonia as a result of AIDS. This article substantiates the finding that, for many diseases, volume and experience affect outcome.

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