The NICU row should not be included.
The total number of beds = 180, and the total inpatient service days =
5,017
.
The total percentage of occupancy is
(5,017 × 100) / (180 × 30) = 501,700 / 5,400 = 92.90 =
92.9%
.
Exercise 4.5 answers, page 372
Total bed count =
505
Percentage of occupancy = (13,787 × 100) / (505 × 31) = 1,378,700 / 15,748 = 87.54 =
87.5%
Exercise 5.3 answers, page 374–375
Question 1: The answer for patient 1 should state “Subtract 8:00 from 8:17 =
17 minutes wait time
(Same hour).”
The answer for patient 2 should state “Change 2:05 to 1:65 then subtract 1:22 from 1:65 =
43 minutes wait time
(Different hour).”
Question 2b: The answer should state 90.1 minutes or 1 hour
30
minutes average wait time.
Exercise 5.7 answers, page 378, question 7
The obstetrics ALOS is
2.3
days.
Chapter 5 review, question 7
Answer choice d. should be 50 minutes.
Exercise 6.3 answers, page 379
The net death rate should be [(9–3) × 100] / [416 + 70) – 3] = 600 / 483 = 1.242 =
1.24%.
Exercise 6.4, page 97
Head of the fourth column in the table should read
Deaths
<
48 hours.
Exercise 6.7 answers, page 382
The total postoperative death rate should be (
28
× 100) / 1,188 = 2,800 / 1,188 = 2.356 = 2.36%
Exercise 6.17 answers, page 383
The total cancer death rate should be (139 × 100) / 1,165 = 13,900 / 1,165 = 11.931 =
11.93%
/
Exercise 6.19 answers, page 384