Impact of outpatient management following appendectomy for acute appendicitis: An ACS NSQIP-P analysis.


BACKGROUND In 2012, a same-day discharge protocol following appendectomy for acute appendicitis was initiated. Our objective was to determine the success of the protocol by reviewing the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatric (NSQIP-P) outcomes following protocol development. METHODS The 2015 NSQIP-P Participant Use Data File was queried… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.06.023


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