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How does geographic access affect in-hospital mortality for veterans with acute ischemic stroke?

Authors
  • Ripley, Diane C Cowper
  • Kwong, Pui L
  • Vogel, W Bruce
  • Kurichi, Jibby E
  • Bates, Barbara E
  • Davenport, Claire
Type
Published Article
Journal
Medical Care
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2015
Volume
53
Issue
6
Pages
501–509
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000366
PMID: 25961660
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Even after adjusting for the confounding effects of patient, treatment, and facility characteristics, travel time from home to admitting VAMC was significantly associated with in-hospital mortality.

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