The total number of beds 180 and the total inpatient

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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
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