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Major Programs: Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center: Clinical Center Profile 2002

Patient Census

More than one-quarter million patients from across the nation have participated in clinical research studies at the NIH Clinical Center since the first patients were admitted in 1953. In 2001, their care accounted for more than 50,000 inpatient days and nearly 70,000 visits at the 14-story, 267-bed hospital.

Since the number of admissions remained flat in 2001, the rise in inpatient days was due to the longer average length of stay. Bone marrow transplantation, surgical oncology, neuro-oncology, and general surgery are some of the clinical programs driving the length of stay increases.

Chart: Admissions: 00 6833 01 6831; New Patients 00 9745 01 9460; Inpatient Days 00 50371 01 54104; Average Length of Stay 00 7.4 01 7.9; Output Patients 00 72681 01 72555

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