Factors involved in unplanned admissions from general surgical day-care in a modern protected facility.

@article{Awan2013FactorsII,
  title={Factors involved in unplanned admissions from general surgical day-care in a modern protected facility.},
  author={Faisal Nazir Awan and Meiharty B. Zulkifli and Orla McCormack and Talha Manzoor and Narayanasamy Ravi and Brian Mehigan and John Vincent Reynolds},
  journal={Irish medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={106 5},
  pages={
          153-4
        }
}
The aim in this audit study was to identify the rate of and the reasons for unanticipated admissions in general day surgery. All day ward procedures performed during the one year period from January 2011 to January 2012 were reviewed. Of 560 procedures performed, 25 (4.4%) patients were admitted. The age range of the patients admitted was from 26 to 83 years. The average BMI of the admitted patient was 28.9 (range 24-39).The average stay in hospital was 1.7 days (range 1-3 days). The reason for… CONTINUE READING

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