Diagnostic delay in breast disease: A system analysis of a public urban hospital Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Paget's Disease, Mammary

abstract

  • In a public hospital, diagnostic delay is related to inadequate access to surgical consultation and a delay in operating room access. Regression analysis demonstrates the relationships between these components of system diagnostic delay and suggests strategies for reducing the DDI.

publication date

  • June 1998

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archsurg.133.6.662

PubMed ID

  • 9637468

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 662

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 133

number

  • 6