Seasonal Patterns of Winnipeg Hospital Use
Seasonal fluctuations in hospital use were examined over an eleven-year period (1987/88 to 1997/98). Periods of overcrowding have occurred even before hospital downsizing began and they are often related to flu and its associated illnesses.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada