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Mortality after surgery in Europe: a 7 day cohort study.

By Rupert M Pearse, Rui Moreno, Peter Bauer, Paolo Pelosi, Philipp Metnitz, Claudia Spies, Benoit Vallet, Jean Louis Vincent, A. Hoeft, Andrews Rhodes and European Surgical Outcomes Study (EuSOS) group for the Trials groups of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and the European Society of Anaesthesiology

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Clinical outcomes after major surgery are poorly described at the national level. Evidence of heterogeneity between hospitals and health-care systems suggests potential to improve care for patients but this potential remains unconfirmed. The European Surgical Outcomes Study was an international study designed to assess outcomes after non-cardiac surgery in Europe.Journal ArticleMulticenter StudyResearch Support, Non-U.S. Gov'tSCOPUS: ar.jinfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishe

Topics: Sciences bio-m├ędicales et agricoles, Adult, Aged, Cohort Studies, Critical Care -- utilization, Europe -- epidemiology, Female, Hospital Mortality, Hospitalization -- statistics & numerical data, Humans, Length of Stay -- statistics & numerical data, Male, Middle Aged, Postoperative Care -- methods -- statistics & numerical data, Surgical Procedures, Operative -- mortality, Treatment Outcome
Publisher: 'Elsevier BV'
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61148-9
OAI identifier: oai:dipot.ulb.ac.be:2013/140568
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