An acute care surgery model improves timeliness of care and reduces hospital stay for patients with acute cholecystitis.

Abstract

In October 2009, an acute care surgery (ACS) model was implemented to facilitate urgent surgical consults. This study examines the impact of ACS on the timeliness of care and length of hospitalization for patients with acute cholecystitis. A retrospective cohort study was performed of patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute… (More)

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@article{Lau2011AnAC, title={An acute care surgery model improves timeliness of care and reduces hospital stay for patients with acute cholecystitis.}, author={Briana J. Lau and L Andrew Difronzo}, journal={The American surgeon}, year={2011}, volume={77 10}, pages={1318-21} }