Can We Predict Incisional Hernia?: Development of a Surgery-specific Decision-Support Interface.

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Summary of "Can We Predict Incisional Hernia?: Development of a Surgery-specific Decision-Support Interface."

The aim of this study was to identify procedure-specific risk factors independently associated with incisional hernia (IH) and demonstrate the feasibility of preoperative risk stratification through the use of an IH risk calculator app and decision-support interface.


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Name: Annals of surgery
ISSN: 1528-1140


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Computer-based systems that enable management to interrogate the computer on an ad hoc basis for various kinds of information in the organization, which predict the effect of potential decisions.

Mathematical or statistical procedures used as aids in making a decision. They are frequently used in medical decision-making.

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