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Queue theory Applied to the care of Pregnancies related to Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.6, No. 9)

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Page : 276-284

Keywords : Length of stay; Capacity management; Occupancy rate; Emergency patient flow.;

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This work investigates the increased length of care related to pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium. It also proposes a simple approach to illustrate the effect of poor care in a maternity hospital. Applying Queue Theory with the Kolmogorov-Smirnov Test. In addition, it provides evidence that non-emergency patients, and also because of the lack of useful information in the primary care process, contribute to prolonged delays for all patient classes. Proposes a priority queuing model to reduce the average wait time.

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