Operative length independently affected by surgical team size: data from 2 Canadian hospitals.


BACKGROUND Knowledge of the composition of a surgical team is the premise for studying efficiency inside the operating room. METHODS To investigate the team composition in general surgery procedures, we retrospectively reviewed procedures performed by an expert general surgeon in 2007-08 at 2 tertiary hospitals. For each patient, demographic… (More)
DOI: 10.1503/cjs.011311

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