Trainee participation is associated with adverse outcomes in emergency general surgery: an analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database.

@article{Kasotakis2014TraineePI,
  title={Trainee participation is associated with adverse outcomes in emergency general surgery: an analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database.},
  author={George Kasotakis and Aliya Lakha and Beda Sarkar and Hiroko Kunitake and Nicole A Kissane-Lee and Tracey A. Dechert and David B. McAneny and Peter Burke and Gerard M. Doherty},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={260 3},
  pages={483-90; discussion 490-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify whether resident involvement affects clinically relevant outcomes in emergency general surgery. BACKGROUND Previous research has demonstrated a significant impact of trainee participation on outcomes in a broad surgical patient population. METHODS We identified 141,010 patients who underwent emergency general surgery procedures in… CONTINUE READING