Hospital Mortality Rates 129

# Hospital Mortality Rates 129

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1′ which inpatient deaths are excruded in each of the foilowing death rates?a. Gross death rate b. Net death rate c. Postop death rate d. Anesthesia death rate

‘ Hl’;:i:?ti,J:#r:::’0″ somethins other than discharses in the denominator? rndicate what is used 3′ Which death rate is arso cared an institutionar death rate? 4. Do most death rates separate NB and A&C deaths?

5. Snowbird Hospital (May):

Deaths Total <48 hours >48 hoursDeaths

A&C NB

Discharges (live)

A&C NB

Calculate:

a. Gross death rate b. Net death rate

6. Treetop Hospital:

Unit Deaths

Total <48 hours >48 hours

Discharges

310

196

38

71

80

5

2

1

3

1

a. Gross death rate b. Net death rate

36

5

742

66

30

1

6

4

Medical

Surgical

Pediatrics

OB

NB

Calculate:

25

I 2

4

1

20

6

1

1

0

NOTE Compute all answers correct to twodecimal places.

130 Basic Allied Health Statistics and Analysis

7. During July, the following surgical data were recorded:

1,015

7

997

975

1,018

Discharges

Patients oPerated on

Surgical Procedures

Calculate: Surgical postoperative death rate

8. Newborn statistibs: <48 hours

(less than 10 days postop =2; more than 10 days postop =

>48 hours

>48 hours

NB births

Discharges

Deaths

Fetal deaths

NB births (live)

Discharges

Deaths

Fetal deaths

235

228

4

7

Calculate: Newborn death rate

9. Newborn statistics:

300

291

3

26 18

Calculate: Newborn death rate

10. Grant County Hospital (September):

Adm. Disch. Deaths <48 hours A&C 511 505 NB 83 BO

Calculate:

a. Gross death rate b. Net death rate c. Newborn death rate

11. General SurgerY for the Year:

Deaths-Total PostoP

Anesthesia

(3 less than 10 daYs PostoP)

45

1

40

1

5

0

354 347

334

372

321 8

4

1

Calculate:

a. General surgerY death rate b. Postop death rate for general surgery ;. Anesthesia death rate for general surgery

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12. Woodland Hospital (July):

A&C < 48 hours > 48 hours NB <48 hours >48 hours E Bed/bassinet count 225 Admissions 1,138 Discharges (live) 1,133 Deaths 10 6 |PSD 5,722 Fetal deaths

(E = early, I = intermediate, t- = late)

Calculate:

a. Gross death rate b. Net death rate c. NB death rate

’13. Regional Hospital (March):

Clinica! Unit

20

134

130

1

503

Bed/Bass Adm. IPSD Disch. Deaths < 48 hours > 4g hours <10 days >10 days

Medical 45 Surgical 20 Pediatric 8 oB 18 Neuropsych 10 NB 15 Totals 101 15 Other Statistics: Postop

Anesthesia

Patients operated on Anesthesias administered Operations performed

Calculate:

a. Gross death rate b. Net death rate c. Newborn death rate d. Net death rate for medical service e. Clinical service with the lowest gross death rate f. Clinical service with the highest gross death rate g. Postoperative death rate h. Anesthesia death rate

B

5

1

1

2

2

19

142

81

66

118

44

110

561

1,290 135 518 72 188 58 495 114 261 38 466 105

3,208 522

3

3

1

1

1

1

10

4

1

69

77

99

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