Surgical outcome: more than just a postcode lottery

January 2009
Gut;Jan2009, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p126
Academic Journal
The article reports on the association between surgical start time and postoperative morbidity. The authors present that an adjusted later start time was significantly associated with higher surgical morbidity and mortality. The authors added that surgeons must take into consideration the possibility of an increased risk of complications when booking non-emergency surgical cases.


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