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Unexpected trends in hospital standardized mortality indicate a novel cause

Published:February 22, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2018.02.018
      Physicians will be aware of alternating periods of management jubilation and witch-hunting relating to changes in hospital mortality, which may then result in needless clinical audit [
      • Digital N.H.S.
      Summary hospital-level mortality index.
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