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Title
Leading inpatient surgical procedures for aged Medicare beneficiaries, 1987.
First Author
Latta, Viola B
Date of Pub
1989 Winter
Pages
99-110
Volume
11
Issue
2
Other Authors
Keene, Roger E
Abstract
Medicare program data on utilization and charges for short-stay hospital inpatient services are presented. The focus of this article is on trends in total and surgical discharges for selected years (1977-87) and highlights of regional variations in the most frequently reported (leading) surgical procedures performed on aged Medicare hospital insurance beneficiaries during 1987.
Abstract Continued
N/A
MeSH
Aged : Fees and Charges : Health Expenditures/statistics & numerical data : Human : Length of Stay/statistics & numerical data : Medicare/statistics & numerical data : Patient Discharge/statistics & numerical data : Surgical Procedures, Operative/utilization : United States/epidemiology
NTIS Number
PB90-204629