Evaluation of the clinical pathway for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

  title={Evaluation of the clinical pathway for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.},
  author={Victor Manuel Fern{\'a}ndez Soria and Enrique Pellicer and B. Flores and Milagros Carrasco and Fe Candel Maria and Jose Aguayo},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={71 1},
Clinical pathways are comprehensive systematized patient care plans for specific procedures. The clinical pathway for laparoscopic cholecystectomy was implemented in our department in March 2002. The aim of this study is to evaluate the clinical pathway for this procedure 1 year after implementation. A study was conducted on all the patients included in the clinical pathway since its implementation. The assessment criteria include degree of compliance, indicators of clinical care effectiveness… CONTINUE READING

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