Hospital variation in mortality after emergent bowel resections: The role of failure-to-rescue.

@article{Mehta2018HospitalVI,
  title={Hospital variation in mortality after emergent bowel resections: The role of failure-to-rescue.},
  author={Ambar Mehta and David Thomas Efron and Keri Stevens and Mariuxi C. Manukyan and Bellal Joseph and Joseph V. Sakran},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={
          702-710
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hospital variation in failure-to-rescue (FTR) rates has partially explained nationwide differences in mortality after elective surgeries. To examine the role of FTR among emergency general surgery, we compared nationwide risk-adjusted mortality, complications, and FTR rates after emergent bowel resections. METHODS We identified patients who underwent emergent small or large bowel resections in the 2010 to 2011 Nationwide Inpatient Sample using the American Association for the… CONTINUE READING

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