1) While there is no national data on ED overcrowding or length of patient stays, there is some evidence suggesting EDs are facing systemic issues that compromise the ability to treat patients effectively.
What does LOPS stand for?
LOPS stands for Length Of Patient Stay
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With decreasing length of patient stays in health care facilities, patient discharges involving noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV), including respiratory assist devices, are generally a frustrating experience for the referral source, the patient and home care respiratory care professional.
Length of patient stay also is getting trimmed down to the bare essentials.
08 million, patient admissions decreased by 5%, hospital stay decreased by 36%, the average length of patient stay decreased by 33%, and the number of inpatient surgical procedures decreased by 27%.
The first development is the apparent bottoming-out of average length of patient stay at the nation's hospitals.