Term: High-pressure Level
Last Updated: 2007-09-26
The level at which the hospital system is strained to the limit: enough beds aren't available and backups occur. Statistically defined as the mean + two standard deviations. Any Inpatient Census figures above this level are highly unusual and cause for concern.
- Actual Bed Supply
- Bed Supply / Bed Map
- Census Range
- High-pressure Period
- Hospital Beds
- Seasonal Hospital Overcrowding
- Menec V, Roos NP, Nowicki D, MacWilliam L, Finlayson G, Black C. Seasonal Patterns of Winnipeg Hospital Use. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Center for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1999. [Report] [Summary] (View)
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