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Comparison of P-POSSUM risk-adjusted mortality rates after surgery between patients in the USA and the UK

Bennett-Guerrero, E., Hyam, J.A., Shaefi, S., Prytherch, D.R., Sutton, G.L., Weaver, P.C., Mythen, M.G., Grocott, M.P. and Parides, M.K. (2003) Comparison of P-POSSUM risk-adjusted mortality rates after surgery between patients in the USA and the UK British Journal of Surgery, 90, (12), pp. 1593-1598. (doi:10.1002/bjs.4347). (PMID:14648741).

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Abstract

An increase in predicted risk, based on the P-POSSUM methodology, was associated with a higher mortality rate in patients from both countries. However, risk-adjusted mortality rates following major surgery were four times higher in the UK cohort. These marked differences warrant validation in a larger number of centres.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 11 September 2003
Published date: December 2003
Organisations: Human Development & Health

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Local EPrints ID: 348964
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/348964
PURE UUID: 13130904-18ac-479c-a4d3-11e94e2b548c

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Date deposited: 05 Mar 2013 12:24
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 04:46

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Author: E. Bennett-Guerrero
Author: J.A. Hyam
Author: S. Shaefi
Author: D.R. Prytherch
Author: G.L. Sutton
Author: P.C. Weaver
Author: M.G. Mythen
Author: M.P. Grocott
Author: M.K. Parides

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