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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
Emergency General Surgery (EGS) encompasses high risk patients undergoing high risk procedures. Admission source, particularly interhospital transfer, is rarely accounted for in clinical performance b...
Emergency general surgery (EGS) patients require greater resources and have increased rates of morbidity and mortality. Previous work has shown mortality differences in colectomy patients between dire...
Hospital length of stay (LOS) is currently recognized as a key quality indicator. We sought to investigate how much of the LOS variation in the high-risk group of patients undergoing Emergency General...
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is an important surgical complication. Emergency general surgery (EGS) is a developing area of the acute care surgical practice. Few studies evaluating the incide...
Limited data exists for long-term outcomes after emergency general surgeries (EGS) in the United States. This study aimed to characterize the incidence of inpatient readmissions and additional operati...
EMERGENCY GENERAL SURGERY IN GERIATRIC PATIENTS: EPIDEMIOLOGY, AND EVALUATION OF FACTORS AFFECTING MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY
The WIRES project (WSES International Registry of Emergency General Surgery) has been set up to allow to all the EGS (Emergency General Surgery) surgeons to register their activity and to ...
This qualitative study aimed to describe and understand the factors leading to the admission in emergency unit of patients coming from their home, in an end of life situation. This study ...
According to the data of our nursing homes (NH) research network (REHPA - Gérontopôle Toulouse, 345 nursing home in France), 13.5% of NH residents are hospitalized every 3 months or abou...
The investigators will examine the association between preoperative frailty and postoperative outcomes and resource utilization after emergency general surgery.
Hospital equipment and supplies, packaged for long-term storage, sufficient to set up a general hospital in an emergency situation. They are also called Packaged Disaster Hospitals and formerly Civil Defense Emergency Hospitals.
Branch of EMERGENCY MEDICINE dealing with the emergency care of children.
Brief therapeutic approach which is ameliorative rather than curative of acute psychiatric emergencies. Used in contexts such as emergency rooms of psychiatric or general hospitals, or in the home or place of crisis occurrence, this treatment approach focuses on interpersonal and intrapsychic factors and environmental modification. (APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 7th ed)
Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.
The mobilization of EMERGENCY CARE to the locations and people that need them.
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...