Mortality studies in quality control

  • J. N. Lunn


This title hides a contradiction. Survival is the indicator of quality not mortality. Studies of survival must include the incidence of morbidity which is a subject which has largely escaped widespread study. It is superficially easy to study death rates but there are many imponderable factors which justify examination and constructive criticism.


Maternal Mortality Maternal Death Mortality Study Operative Death Anaesthetic Practice 
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