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LOS

abbr.
1. length of stay
2. line of scrimmage
3. line of sight

los

(ləʊs)
n
approval
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5 million--average length of stay nearly 20 days, direct cost of infection, $32,100 (Table 4).
Flannery: "Because TEFRA and cost reimbursement will essentially disappear in the next few years, it will become more important for post-acute providers to monitor length of stay and design programming based on acuity and individual needs.
If so, conventional statistical methods produce a coefficient estimate on length of stay that is upwardly biased (i.
They included the patient's age, indications for surgery, concurrent illnesses, personal and family bleeding history, medication use, preoperative coagulation profile, the length of stay, and tonsil size (table):
The study, "The Impact of Fragmentation of Hospitalist Care on Length of Stay and Post-Discharge Issues," included more than 10,000 patients in 223 hospitals across the country with diagnoses of either pneumonia with complications or co-morbidities (DRG 89) or heart failure and shock (DRG 127).
33%; however the average length of stay for this group remains the longest at 5.
In the past, regular strikes hit the length of stay of visitors, and tour operators offered three-night, four-day packages in capital Kathmandu.
Schull did not find that the EDs were able to reduce the collective length of stay of patients with medium or highly acute problems when fewer patients with non-urgent problems were present.
PITTSBURGH, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A 700 percent increase in yearly admissions to its trauma center did not compromise care but allowed a more proficient and effective system to emerge that resulted in improved survival, fewer complications and a shorter length of stay, report researchers from UPMC Health System in the July issue of Annals of Surgery.
Indian guests amounted to 10,754, which was up 16% on February 2012, and translated into 54,418 guests nights - a 54% rise- and an average length of stay of 3.
Compared with the patients who had a length of stay of at least three days, patients who died in hospital were more likely to have a lower body mass index, to be at nutritional risk, to experience unintentional weight loss both before admission and during their hospital stay, and to have more severe diseases, malignant neoplasms and a greater number of comorbidities," writes Dr.
Exclusion of these patients decreased the power of our study and likely biased our results toward showing no difference in hospital or ICU length of stay between the groups.