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Shorter Surgeon On-Call Shifts May Mean Better Outcomes of Acute Surgery

06:32 EST 8 Nov 2019 | Medscape

Limiting surgeon shifts to 12 hours for covering surgical emergencies has led to shorter hospital stays, fewer infections and lower overall costs for patients presenting with acute appendicitis at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Lubbock, according to new research.
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