• Hospital Variation in Mortality after Emergent Bowel Resections: The Role of Failure-to-Rescue (May 2018)

    Category: Acute Care Surgery, Administration, Epidemiology, Shock, Surgical Critical Care
    Ambar Mehta, MPH, David T. Efron, MD, Kent Stevens, MD, Mariuxi C. Manukyan, MD, Bellal Joseph, MD, and Joseph V. Sakran, MD
    CME 1 CME Credit(s)

    Learning Objectives:

    To assess the role of failure-to-rescue in describing nationwide variation in mortality after emergent bowel resections. 

    Impact Statement:

    Emergent bowel resections contribute to disproportional burden of surgical morbidity and mortality in the United States. 

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