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Pathology reports provided reliable and readily accessible records of surgical procedures performed in women with breast cancer.

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OBJECTIVE: Extracting complete and accurate records of surgical procedures from case-notes is time consuming and laborious. We compared the completeness and time taken to extract data on surgical procedures from case-notes and from pathology reports. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: Information on surgical procedures was extracted from pathology reports and hospital case-notes for 111 women with breast cancer in three centers. The time taken to perform this task was recorded. Surgical procedures wer...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
Journal of clinical epidemiology
Volume:
61
Issue:
4
Pages:
402-406
Publication date:
2008-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-5921
ISSN:
0895-4356
URN:
uuid:df0aeca8-0c45-440b-bf41-156c29519fdc
Source identifiers:
34154
Local pid:
pubs:34154

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