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Systems approaches to surgical quality and safety: from concept to measurement.

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OBJECTIVE: This approach provides the basis of our research program, which aims to expand operative assessment beyond patient factors and the technical skills of the surgeon; to extend assessment of surgical skills beyond bench models to the operating theater; to provide a basis for assessing interventions; and to provide a deeper understanding of surgical outcomes. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Research into surgical outcomes has primarily focused on the role of patient pathophysiological risk f...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Moorthy, K More by this author
Sarker, SK More by this author
Journal:
Annals of surgery
Volume:
239
Issue:
4
Pages:
475-482
Publication date:
2004-04-05
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EISSN:
1528-1140
ISSN:
0003-4932
URN:
uuid:e0e1238a-e7e4-46dd-bcdc-98a7a6ca1cbe
Source identifiers:
450468
Local pid:
pubs:450468

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