Mortality of emergency abdominal surgery in high‐, middle‐ and low‐income countries

@article{Fahmy2016MortalityOE,
  title={Mortality of emergency abdominal surgery in high‐, middle‐ and low‐income countries},
  author={Mohamed A. Baky Fahmy and Shujing Jane Lim},
  journal={British Journal of Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={103}
}
BACKGROUND Surgical mortality data are collected routinely in high-income countries, yet virtually no low- or middle-income countries have outcome surveillance in place. [...] Key MethodMETHODS This was a prospective, multicentre, cohort study. Self-selected hospitals performing emergency surgery submitted prespecified data for consecutive patients from at least one 2-week interval during July to December 2014. Postoperative mortality was analysed by hierarchical multivariable logistic regression. Expand

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