The Lancet, April 27, 2015, Vol.385, p.S25
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60820-0 Byline: Phil Hider, Leona Wilson, John Rose, Thomas G Weiser, Russell Gruen, Stephen W Bickler Abstract: Surgery is a crucial component of health systems, yet its actual contribution has been difficult to define. We aimed to link use of national hospital service with national epidemiological surveillance data to describe the use of surgical procedures in the management of a broad spectrum of conditions. Author Affiliation: (a) Department of Population Health, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand (b) Perioperative Mortality Review Committee, Health Quality and Safety Commission, Wellington, New Zealand (c) Department of Anesthesia, Hutt Valley District Health Board, Lower Hutt, New Zealand (d) Division of Pediatric Surgery, Rady Children's Hospital, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA (e) Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA (f) Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA (g) The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Mortality -- New Zealand ; Prevalence Studies (Epidemiology) -- Health Aspects
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