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Control chart methods for monitoring surgical performance: a case study from gastro-oesophageal surgery.

Abstract:

Graphical methods are becoming increasingly used to monitor adverse outcomes from surgical interventions. However, uptake of such methods has largely been in the area of cardiothoracic surgery or in transplants with relatively little impact made in surgical oncology. A number of the more commonly used graphical methods including the Cumulative Mortality plot, Variable Life-Adjusted Display, Cumulative Sum (CUSUM) and funnel plots will be described. Accounting for heterogeneity in case-mix wil...

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10.1016/j.ejso.2010.10.008

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology
Volume:
37
Issue:
6
Pages:
473-480
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1532-2157
ISSN:
0748-7983
URN:
uuid:34b58ed6-8cb9-469b-8cbd-e663adfd84b5
Source identifiers:
195259
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pubs:195259

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