We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Book Reviews |

Hospital Discharge Study: Volume I. Hospitals and Hospital Patients in New York City.

Am J Dis Child. 1943;65(1):192-194. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1943.02010130201013.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


An analysis of 576,623 patients discharged from hospitals in the city of New York in 1933 brought to light many interesting comparisons. The study was made by the Research Bureau of the Welfare Council of New York City, with the assistance of state and city work relief authorities and the Works Progress Administration.

The three fulfilled objectives were: "(1) To provide a picture of serious sickness conditions in New York City through the analysis of the patients discharged from hospitals in the city during the course of one year; (2) To provide a picture of the demand for hospital care of the various types of service and control from the sick of... all age groups, creeds, races, economic and social status; (3) To study the methodological problems attendant upon the various phases of reporting on hospital patients as a routine procedure, particularly to see whether and to what extent hospitals


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview





Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Submit a Comment


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.