Influence of surgical rate on patients’ reported clinical need and outcomes in English NHS

Source:  Journal of Public Health 2013 August 28 [Epub ahead of print]

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Date of publication:  August 2013

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Investigates whether higher rates of surgery are associated with lower levels of patient need in the areas of joint replacement, hernia repair or varicose vein surgery.

Some important notes:  You will need an NHS Athens username and password to access this article.  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  Journal of Public Health

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