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Hospital effect on infections after four major surgeries: Outlier and volume-outcome analysis using all-inclusive state data
( Elsevier , 2017 , Article)
Hospital volume is known to have a direct impact on outcomes of major surgeries. However, it is unclear if the evidence applies specifically to surgical site infections. To determine if there are procedure-specific hospital ...
Medical and psychological problems faced by young Australian gap year travellers
( Oxford University Press , 2017 , Article)
Background: Gap year travellers can potentially be exposed to many infectious diseases and other travel-related health problems including injuries and psychological problems. Currently, there is little information on health ...
Geographical outcome disparities in infection occurrence after colorectal surgery: An analysis of 58,096 colorectal surgical procedures
( Elsevier Ltd , 2017 , Article)
Background Despite improved surgical practices and in-hospital surveillance systems, surgical site infections remain a major public health problem worldwide and often require readmission to hospital. The aim was to apply ...
Meta-analysis in evidence-based healthcare: a paradigm shift away from random effects is overdue.
( University of Adelaide, Joanna Briggs Institute , 2017 , Article)
Each year up to 20 000 systematic reviews and meta-analyses are published whose results influence healthcare decisions, thus making the robustness and reliability of meta-analytic methods one of the world's top clinical ...