TITLE

Unplanned Emergency Surgery in Relation to Length of Wait Lists at Registration

AUTHOR(S)
Sobolev, Boris; Kuramoto, Lisa; Levy, Adrian; Hayden, Robert
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug2006, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study on the time-dependent cumulative incidence for undergoing planned surgery for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) through unplanned emergency admission on a certain wait-list week between two categories of wait-list size. It also concludes that the length of a wait list at registration had no effect on the urgency of a patient undergoing CABG through unplanned emergency admission.
ACCESSION #
22031879

 

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