Benchmarking surgery: secondary post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage 1999-2005.

@article{Kvaerner2009BenchmarkingSS,
  title={Benchmarking surgery: secondary post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage 1999-2005.},
  author={Kari Jorunn Kvaerner},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2009},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={195-8}
}
CONCLUSIONS We found no evidence that the reported increase in otolaryngologic surgery in Norway in recent years has affected post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage rates, and suggest that the latter is a valuable benchmark for the quality of the tonsillectomies and adenotonsillectomies nationwide. OBJECTIVES To estimate the incidence of post-tonsillectomy… CONTINUE READING