Expectantly waiting: a survey of thyroid surgery wait times among Canadian Otolaryngologists

  title={Expectantly waiting: a survey of thyroid surgery wait times among Canadian Otolaryngologists},
  author={Maria K. Brake and Paige Moore and S. Mark Taylor and Jonathan R. B. Trites and Scott Murray and Robert D. Hart},
  booktitle={Journal of otolaryngology - head & neck surgery = Le Journal d'oto-rhino-laryngologie et de chirurgie cervico-faciale},
BACKGROUND Our objective is to highlight discrepancies between actual wait times and perceived appropriate wait times for various thyroid pathologies among Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgeons in Canada; and to identify specific diagnoses/pathologies where wait times could be improved. METHODS A questionnaire was distributed to all practicing CSO-HNS members. Questions focused on actual wait times for initial consults and surgery within individual practices, in the setting of various thyroid… CONTINUE READING

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