Study Conclusion: Increasing labor and delivery unit census is associated with patient care delays in a computer simulation. Computer simulation is a feasible and valid method of demonstrating the sensitivity of care decisions to shifts in patient volume.
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Molina RL, Gombolay M, Jonas J, Modest AM, Shah J, Golen TH, Shah NT. Association between labor and delivery unit census and delays in patient management: findings from a computer simulation module. Obstetrics & Gynecology. March 2018;131(3):545-552. doi:10.1097/AOG.0000000000002482.