Use data provided on deaths and discharges of Community Hospital for the past calendar year. Calculate the values below to two decimal points.
Total discharges, including deaths (A&C) 1,200
Total deaths (A&C) 22
Deaths less than 48 hours after admission (A&C) 3
Fetal deaths (intermediate & late) 4
Live births 150
Newborn deaths 2
Newborn discharges, including deaths 140
Maternal deaths (direct) 1
OB discharges, including deaths 155
Question 1 of 12
Gross death rate (A&C) = ?
Question 2 of 12
Net death rate (A&C) = ?
Question 3 of 12
Fetal death rate = ?
Question 4 of 12
Newborn death rate = ?
Question 5 of 12
Gross death rate for A&C and NB com
Question 6 of 12
Maternal death rate (direct) = ?
Part 2 of 3 – Autopsy Rates
Question 7 of 12
Use this data to calculate the following to one decimal point: In April, Community Hospital experienced 20 Inpatient deaths, 4 of the total deaths were coroner’s cases. One additional death was a former patient who died in a hospice and was autopsied by the hospital pathologist. 10 autopsies were performed on the remaining IP deaths.
Gross autopsy rate for the month =
Net autopsy rate for the month =
Hospital Inpatient autopsy rate =
Question 8 of 12
In May, Valley View General had 125 deaths: 100 adult & children, 25 newborn. Eight of these were medical examiners cases or coroner’s cases. Two additional out-of-hospital deaths of former patients were autopsied by hospital pathologist. Fifty autopsies were performed on the remaining deaths which included included: 40 A&C inpatients, and 10 newborns.
Calculate the following:
Gross autopsy rate =
Net autopsy rate =
A&C gross autopsy rate =
Hospital autopsy rate =
Question 9 of 12
Community hospital had 800 patients discharged in June. 12 of these had hospital acquired infections. Calculate the Nosocomial Infection Rate to one decimal
Question 10 of 12
At Valley General Hospital there were 600 admissions and 700 discharges including deaths. There were 30 total deaths of which 10 died in < 48 hours and 20 were deceased in > 48 hours after admission. There were also 2 intermediate and late fetal deaths. Calculate
a. Gross death rate =
b. Net death rate =
Question 11 of 12
The census at midnight on October 1, showed:
120 patients in hospital. On November 2, 10 were admitted, there was 1 DOA (dead on arrival), and 12 discharged. One of the discharged patients had been admitted in the a.m. and remained eight hours (A&D). How many patient days of service were rendered on November 2?
Question 12 of 12
General Hospital had an adult patient bed capacity: 200 beds from January 1, to June 30 and 280 beds from July 1, to December 31. During the first 6 months of the year, 40,000 days of service were given to adult patients and during the last 6 months, 44,000 days of service were given to adult patients. Calculate the average daily census for the year
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