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To analyze variation in total healthcare costs for vasectomies performed in the United States, based on procedure setting and use of ancillary pathology services.
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It is estimated that as many as 10 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions are written each year for children. Children are more likely to receive antibiotics for an upper respiratory infection i...
Inadequate preoperative patient preparation causes organizational, economic, and emotional problems to patients and professionals. In Spain, no current evidence is available on either the rate of comp...
The feasibility and safety of managing ambulatory continuous peripheral nerve blocks (CPNB) in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) patients are currently unknown. We aimed to characterize the outcome...
Automated office blood pressure (AOBP) has emerged as a valuable tool to assess patient's BP status, but the lack of strong evidence to establish a threshold value for hypertension diagnosis limits it...
Incidence, Management, and Cost of Complications After Transforaminal Endoscopic Decompression Surgery for Lumbar Foraminal and Lateral Recess Stenosis: A Value Proposition for Outpatient Ambulatory Surgery.
The objective of this study is to analyze incidence, estimate cost savings, and evaluate best management practices of complications resulting from outpatient transforaminal endoscopic decompression su...
To date, cost-utility, safety, and feasibility of ambulatory surgery versus traditional pathway in the management of endometrial cancer have never been prospectively assessed. The investi...
MASTER study is a 4-year prospective, randomized, open-label, blinded-endpoint study (PROBE) comparing 2 management strategies 1) office BP as a guide to treatment, or 2) 24-hour ABP as a ...
This is a single-center, randomized, prospective research which aims to investigate the advantages and disadvantages between desflurane balanced anesthesia and TIVA in ophthalmic ambulator...
Long surgical wait-times and limited hospital capacity are common obstacles to surgical care in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Ambulatory surgery might offer a solution to the...
Main objective is evaluation of success rate of ambulatory surgery (AS) for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). All surgical approaches (laparoscopic, vaginal) are included in the study. Seconda...
Surgery performed on an outpatient basis. It may be hospital-based or performed in an office or surgicenter.
Allows patient diagnoses in the physician’s office, in other ambulatory setting or at bedside. The results of care are timely, and allow rapid treatment to the patient. (from NIH Fact Sheet Point-of-Care Diagnostic Testing, 2010.)
Nursing practice limited to an office setting.
Patient care procedures performed during the operation that are ancillary to the actual surgery. It includes monitoring, fluid therapy, medication, transfusion, anesthesia, radiography, and laboratory tests.
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Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...