Value of a dedicated Saturday orthopaedic trauma operating room

Source:  Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2016, 30(1), e24-29

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Date of publication:  January 2016

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Investigated the effect of an additional scheduled operative day on length of stay, distribution of caseload, waiting time to surgery and hospital costs.  Results showed a significant reduction in length of stay, better caseload distribution, reduced waiting times and reduced costs.

Length of publication:  6 pages

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Acknowledgement:  Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma

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