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Association Between Labor and Delivery Unit Census and Delays in Patient Management: Findings From a Computer Simulation Module

  • March 1, 2018

This study, co-funded by CRICO, sought to demonstrate the association between increases in labor and delivery unit census and delays in patient care decisions using a computer simulation module.


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.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

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.