The Classic: A Study in Hospital Efficiency: As Demonstrated by the Case Report of First Five Years of Private Hospital

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This is an abridged version of the Classic Article by E.A. Codman, A Study in Hospital Efficiency: As Demonstrated by the Case Report of the First Five Years of a Private Hospital. The full article is available as supplemental material for the abridged version in the online version of CORR®. An accompanying biographical sketch of E.A. Codman is available at DOI 10.1007/s11999-012-2750-4. The Classic Article is © 1918 and is reprinted courtesy of Thomas Todd Co. from E.A. Codman. A Study in Hospital Efficiency: As Demonstrated by the Case Report of the First Five Years of a Private Hospital. Boston: Thomas Todd Co.; 1918: 4–10,108,162.

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    Surgery, Gynecology, and Obstetrics, January, 1914.

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    Now five years.

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Correspondence to Ernest Amory Codman.

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Richard A. Brand MD (✉) Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 1600 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA e-mail: dick.brand@clinorthop.org

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Codman, E.A. The Classic: A Study in Hospital Efficiency: As Demonstrated by the Case Report of First Five Years of Private Hospital. Clin Orthop Relat Res 471, 1778–1783 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11999-012-2751-3

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Keywords

  • Appendicitis
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Cystitis
  • Private Hospital
  • Large Hospital