Unplanned hospital admission in children undergoing day-case surgery.

@article{Awad2004UnplannedHA,
  title={Unplanned hospital admission in children undergoing day-case surgery.},
  author={Imad T. Awad and Matthew R. Moore and C Rushe and A Elburki and Kitty O'Brien and David Warde},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={379-83}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Unplanned hospital admission is a measure of quality of care in the setting of day-case surgery. We set out to identify the incidence and causes of unplanned hospital admission in a paediatric day-case unit. METHODS A retrospective survey to determine the incidence and causes of unplanned hospital admissions in children undergoing day-case surgery. The survey covered the period from January 1996 until December 1999 inclusive in a university affiliated children's… CONTINUE READING

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