Patient-reporting improves estimates of postoperative complication rates: a prospective cohort study in gynaecological oncology

@inproceedings{Iyer2013PatientreportingIE,
  title={Patient-reporting improves estimates of postoperative complication rates: a prospective cohort study in gynaecological oncology},
  author={Rema Iyer and Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj and Andy Nordin and R Liston and Margot J. Burnell and Nagindra Das and Ritti Desai and Robert Gornall and Alice Beardmore-Gray and Kathryn Hillaby and Simon C Leeson and Anders Linder and Ademar Lopes and David F Meechan and Tim Mould and James Nevin and Adeola Olaitan and Barnaby Rufford and Andy Ryan and Satyanarayan Shanbhag and A Thackeray and Nick J Wood and Karina M Reynolds and Usha Menon},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2013}
}
Background:Most studies use hospital data to calculate postoperative complication rates (PCRs). We report on improving PCR estimates through use of patient-reporting.Methods:A prospective cohort study of major surgery performed at 10 UK gynaecological cancer centres was undertaken. Hospitals entered the data contemporaneously into an online database… CONTINUE READING