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 RAND.org on December 31, 1991
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.