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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
McFarlane, Michael E.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
The role of surgeon specialization in improving patient outcomes: A challenge for the Caribbean
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2008
Volume ID
57
Issue ID
5
Page(s)
517-518
Language
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Location/URL
http:; caribbean.scielo.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0043-31442008000500020&lng=en&nrm=.pf
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Abstract
Progressive surgeon specialization has been shown to result in improved patient outcomes for many surgical procedures. This has been demonstrated in improved survival following cancer surgery and improved operative morbidity and mortality for other procedures. Concentrating complex surgical cases in centres where case volume and expertise exist should result in better overall surgical care delivery.....
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