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OBJECTIVE Vascular surgery patients have increased medical comorbidities that amplify the complexity of their care. We assessed the effect of a hospitalist comanagement service on inpatient vascular surgery outcomes. METHODS We divided 1059 patients into two cohorts for comparison: 515 between January 2012 and December 2012, before the implementation of a(More)
OBJECTIVES Hospitalized vascular surgery patients have multiple severe comorbidities, poor functional status, and high perioperative cardiac risk. Thus they may be ideal patients for a collaborative care model. However, there is little evidence for a comanagement model on clinical outcomes. METHODS The two-year pre-post study consisted of a comanagement(More)
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