Impact of a common clinical pathway on length of hospital stay in patients undergoing open and minimally invasive kidney surgery Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Critical Pathways
  • Length of Stay
  • Nephrectomy

abstract

  • The clinical pathway resulted in a significantly shorter length of┬ástay in patients treated with partial and radical nephrectomy without a discernible impact on safety or quality of care. Clinical pathways for kidney surgery should be used and continually optimized to enhance efficiency, patient safety and outcomes.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2013.11.030

PubMed ID

  • 24270130

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1225

end page

  • 30

volume

  • 191

number

  • 5