mean stay

mean stay

An NHS statistic defined as the average length of stay of inpatients within a specialty or significant facility over any period of time, which is calculated as number of occupied bed days/inpatient discharges.
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During the follow-up week, 22% of the dexamethasone group needed infirmary care and the mean stay was 17 hours, compared with 21% of the placebo group with a mean stay of 18 hours.
Mind you, I was nine and she was referring to changing my vest from wincyette to lightweight cotton, and she really did mean stay wrapped up until June 1.
The best practices identified appear to be Hospital HH in San Diego County, with a re-admission rate of 5% and a mean stay of 3.
5% and a mean stay of 4 days; and Hospital II in San Diego, with a re-admission rate of 4% and a mean stay of 3.
All but one of the California hospitals generated mean stays shorter than 5 days, while this level was the exception in the New York State communities.
In commenting on this study, The Hastings Center Report recently pointed out: "Although the mean stay in the hospital was just over 12 days, one comatose patient lingered for more than four months, running up a hospital bill of $95,144.
Patients who underwent early colonoscopy had a mean stay of 5 days vs.
Mean stay levels are useful because they reflect the LOS experience of a population.
During the second quarter of 1996, the mean stay for stroke patients at Hospital A was considerably longer (4.
This difference demonstrated that outlier cases were causing the mean stay to exceed the median by almost 1 day.
I don't mean stay until the end of the season, I mean for at least 10 more years.