Abstract

Objective: This study sets out to examine the association between physician and hospital pulmonary embolism (PE) caseload volume and subsequent patient outcomes using 3-year nationwide population-based data in Taiwan. Method: This study used claims data from the 2002-2004 National Health Insurance Research Database. The sample of 2761 PE inpatients was divided into three physician caseload volume groups,

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1707-1712
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Volume6
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • 30-day mortality
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Volumeoutcome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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