The aging population and its impact on the surgery workforce.

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OBJECTIVE To predict the impact of the aging population on the demand for surgical procedures. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The population is expanding and aging. According to the US Census Bureau, the domestic population will increase 7.9% by 2010, and 17.0% by 2020. The fastest growing segment of this population consists of individuals over the age of 65… (More)

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@article{Etzioni2003TheAP, title={The aging population and its impact on the surgery workforce.}, author={David A. Etzioni and Jerome H. Liu and Melinda A. Maggard and Clifford Y. Ko}, journal={Annals of surgery}, year={2003}, volume={238 2}, pages={170-7} }