A calculator for mortality following emergency general surgery based on the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The complex nature of current morbidity and mortality predictor models do not lend themselves to clinical application at the bedside of patients undergoing emergency general surgery (EGS). Our aim was to develop a simplified risk calculator for prediction of early postoperative mortality after EGS. METHODS EGS cases other than appendectomy and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001451

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