Factors Associated With the Interhospital Transfer of Emergency General Surgery Patients.

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Summary of "Factors Associated With the Interhospital Transfer of Emergency General Surgery Patients."

Transferred emergency general surgery (EGS) patients constitute a highly vulnerable, acutely ill population. Guidelines to facilitate timely, appropriate EGS transfers are lacking. We determined patient- and hospital-level factors associated with interhospital EGS transfers, a critical first step to identifying which patients may require transfer.


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Name: The Journal of surgical research
ISSN: 1095-8673
Pages: 191-200


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