Statistical Information Paper
I will describe the use of statistic at Veterans hospital in Loma Linda that has 142
Hospital beds and 108 beds of Community Living Center. Employs 2,436 staff. The VA hospital
Provided 546,017 outpatients visits in 2008.In 2010 Outpatients visits 584,028 it is increase
38011 or increase 1.07%. Statistics is data use to compare and analysis. Hospital statistics
Includes current and historical data on utilization revenue, expenses, person and mush morel
Will describe numerical data, numerical count, statically analysis, and four levels of
Measurement. Numerical data. Bennett, Briggs, and Troika (2009).
Numerical data is identified, ...view middle of the document...
The supervisor is viewing numerical data. Because this information make the supervisor that
How many registers nurse and how many LVN do we need for the next shift. Bennett, Briggs,
Moreover, Troika (2009).
Pain after surgery it is a common for all the patients. In order to give the right doses of
Pain medication that is the physician has to analysis and nurses has to assess the patient and
Asks the patient. According to Bennett, Briggs, and Troika (2009). The decisions making to give
The Right medication for pain that is based on the information the obtain from the patient. The
Scale of pain from 1-10 which 10 being most severe. So the number, which the physician
Receives, those help the physician Analysis and order the right doses for pain. Bennett, Briggs,
And Troika (2009)
Four levels of measurement
We collect data and interpret the data is by the level of measurement and using the
Veriables.the variables can be summarized into four types, nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio.
Nominal is one whose values are categories that have no intrinsic order. Such as blood
Group (A, B, AB and o) and alive or dead, ill or well or questionnaire Moreover, yes or no.
Ordinal data contain categories of data that have the meaningful intrinsic order. They
Are Differences between categories are not measurable .It cannot adding or subtracting.
Example of ordinal data is stages of cancer 1, 2, 3, the...