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Higher Hospital Death Rates With Older Physicians

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Am J Med. July 22 2011

Longer Lengths of Stay and Higher Risk of Mortality among Inpatients of
Physicians with More Years in Practice.

CONCLUSION:

Inpatient care by physicians with more years in practice is associated with higher risk of mortality. Quality-of-care interventions should be developed to maintain inpatient skills for physicians.

Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

PMID:
21745651
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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