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Electronic synoptic reporting: assessing the completeness of synoptic and narrative reports for Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
BACKGROUND Operative reporting is the foundation of surgical communication. The quality indicators (QIs) contained in these reports can be used to document the performance of processes that affectExpand
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Bariatric operative reporting: Quality assessment and perceptions among bariatric surgeons.
BACKGROUND The quality of narrative operative notes is poor. No investigation has previously addressed operative reporting specifically in bariatric surgery. OBJECTIVES To evaluate surgeons'Expand
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Does ultrasongraphy predict intraoperative findings at cholecystectomy? An institutional review.
BACKGROUND Ultrasonography (US) is the mainstay of biliary tract imaging, but few recent studies have tested its ability to diagnose acute cholecystitis (AC). Our objective was to determine how wellExpand
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Synoptic operative reporting: assessing the completeness, accuracy, reliability, and efficiency of synoptic reporting for Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
ObjectiveSynoptic reporting (SR) is one solution to improve the quality of operative reports. However, SR has not been investigated in bariatric surgery despite an identified need by bariatricExpand
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Advancement in the quality of operative documentation: A systematic review and meta-analysis of synoptic versus narrative operative reporting.
BACKGROUND The operative report is vital for patients and central to surgical quality assessment. Narrative operative reports are often poor quality. Synoptic reporting can improve documentation. TheExpand
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Development of consensus-derived quality indicators for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
BACKGROUND Synoptic operative reporting is a solution to the poor quality of narrative reports. OBJECTIVE To develop operative report quality indicators (QI) for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastricExpand
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Fellow and Attending Surgeon Operative Notes are Deficient in Reporting Established Quality Indicators for Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Preliminary Retrospective Analysis of Operative Dictation
Introduction Surgeons must dictate the important components of any invasive procedure in a comprehensive, yet concise, operative report. This documentation is vital for communicating operative eventsExpand
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Impact of acute care surgery on timeliness of care and patient outcomes: a systematic review of the literature
Background Dedicated emergency general surgery (EGS) service models were developed to improve efficiency of care and patient outcomes. The degree to which the EGS model delivers these benefits isExpand
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Fellow and Attending Surgeon Operative Notes are Deficient in Reporting Established Quality Indicators for Roux en Y Gastric Bypass
Introduction Surgeons must dictate the important components of any invasive procedure in a comprehensive, yet concise, operative report. This documentation is vital for communicating operative eventsExpand