Infection after cholecystectomy, hysterectomy or appendectomy.

  title={Infection after cholecystectomy, hysterectomy or appendectomy.},
  author={Michelle Rotermann},
  journal={Health reports},
  volume={15 4},
OBJECTIVES This article uses patient-linked data to focus on hospitalization with post-operative infection following cholecystectomy, hysterectomy or appendectomy. The average number of hospital days and the costs of readmission are also estimated. DATA SOURCE Data for surgeries in fiscal years 1997/98, 1998/99 and 1999/00 are from the Health Person-Oriented Information Database. ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES Bivariate tabulations were used to estimate the percentage of patients hospitalized with… CONTINUE READING
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