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Impact of the Affordable Care Act Insurance Marketplaces on Out-of-Pocket Spending Among Surgical Patients.

Ann Surg 2020 Mar 26. Epub 2020 Mar 26.

Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000003823DOI Listing
March 2020

Surgical Infections in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Global Assessment of the Burden and Management Needs.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2019 Dec 9. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Department of Surgery, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2019.142DOI Listing
December 2019

Readmission risk and costs of firearm injuries in the United States, 2010-2015.

PLoS One 2019 24;14(1):e0209896. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Stanford Division of General Surgery, Section of Trauma and Critical Care, Stanford, California, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6345420PMC
November 2019

Acute severe iatrogenic hyponatremia.

Trauma Surg Acute Care Open 2019 28;4(1):e000388. Epub 2019 Oct 28.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/tsaco-2019-000388DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6827733PMC
October 2019

Implementation Challenges Using a Novel Method for Collecting Patient-Reported Outcomes After Injury.

J Surg Res 2019 09 28;241:277-284. Epub 2019 Apr 28.

Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California; Department of Surgery, Stanford - Surgery Policy Improvement Research & Education Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California; Department of Clinical Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2019.04.008DOI Listing
September 2019

Cougar (Puma concolor) Injury in the United States.

Wilderness Environ Med 2019 Sep 25;30(3):244-250. Epub 2019 Jun 25.

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2019.04.002DOI Listing
September 2019

Tactics to Prevent Intra-Abdominal Infections in General Surgery.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2019 Feb/Mar;20(2):139-145. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma & Critical Care, Stanford University Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2018.282DOI Listing
March 2019

Minimum Specifications for a Lifebox Surgical Headlight for Resource-Constrained Settings.

JAMA Surg 2019 Jan;154(1):80-82

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.4205DOI Listing
January 2019

Clinical update on management of pancreatic trauma.

HPB (Oxford) 2018 12 11;20(12):1099-1108. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Clinical Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hpb.2018.05.009DOI Listing
December 2018

The association between angioembolization and splenic salvage for isolated splenic injuries.

J Surg Res 2018 09 25;229:150-155. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Stanford University, Department of Surgery, Section of Acute Care Surgery, Stanford, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2018.03.013DOI Listing
September 2018

Patient-reported outcomes in trauma: a scoping study of published research.

Trauma Surg Acute Care Open 2018 4;3(1):e000202. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Department of Surgery, Section of Acute Care Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6135428PMC
September 2018

Trauma-induced insurance instability: Variation in insurance coverage for patients who experience readmission after injury.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2018 06;84(6):876-884

From the Section of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery (C.M.R., T.G.W., L.M.K., L.T., D.A.S., K.L.S.), Stanford University, Stanford, California.

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June 2018

Developing Process Maps as a Tool for a Surgical Infection Prevention Quality Improvement Initiative in Resource-Constrained Settings.

J Am Coll Surg 2018 06 21;226(6):1103-1116.e3. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Lifebox Foundation, Ariadne Labs, Brigham; Department of Clinical Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.03.020DOI Listing
June 2018

Cold steel might cure, but it takes a village to prevent surgical infections.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 05 5;18(5):476-477. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30125-7DOI Listing
May 2018

Surgical Site Infections after Appendectomy Performed in Low and Middle Human Development-Index Countries: A Systematic Review.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2018 Apr 23;19(3):237-244. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

1 Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center , Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2017.188DOI Listing
April 2018

Surgical Site Infections after Open Reduction Internal Fixation for Trauma in Low and Middle Human Development Index Countries: A Systematic Review.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2018 Apr 17;19(3):254-263. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

3 Department of General Surgery, Stanford University , Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2017.273DOI Listing
April 2018

Safe Surgery Globally by 2030: The View From Surgery.

Anesth Analg 2018 04;126(4):1105-1108

Surgical Unit, BARC Hospital (Government of India), World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research on Surgical Care Delivery in LMICs, Mumbai, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000002673DOI Listing
April 2018

An Update on Fatalities Due to Venomous and Nonvenomous Animals in the United States (2008-2015).

Wilderness Environ Med 2018 03 17;29(1):36-44. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2017.10.004DOI Listing
March 2018

Surgical deserts in California: an analysis of access to surgical care.

J Surg Res 2018 03 15;223:102-108. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Section of Trauma & Critical Care, Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2017.10.014DOI Listing
March 2018

Surgical Site Infections after Inguinal Hernia Repairs Performed in Low and Middle Human Development Index Countries: A Systematic Review.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2018 Jan 19;19(1):11-20. Epub 2017 Oct 19.

2 Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center , Stanford, California.

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January 2018

Impact of Surgical Lighting on Intraoperative Safety in Low-Resource Settings: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Surgical Providers.

World J Surg 2017 12;41(12):3055-3065

Department of Surgery, Section of Trauma & Critical Care, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Drive, S067, Stanford, CA, 94305-5106, USA.

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December 2017

Surgical Site Infections after Tissue Flaps Performed in Low- and Middle-Human Development Index Countries: A Systematic Review.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2017 Oct 15;18(7):765-773. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

3 Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center , Stanford, California.

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October 2017

Surgical Site Infection after Sternotomy in Low- and Middle-Human Development Index Countries: A Systematic Review.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2017 Oct;18(7):774-779

1 Department of General Surgery, Stanford University , Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2017.149DOI Listing
October 2017

The prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses and associated mortality in hospitalized US trauma patients.

J Surg Res 2017 06 23;213:171-176. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California. Electronic address:

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June 2017

Spitzer et al. Respond.

Am J Public Health 2017 08;107(8):e25

All of the authors are with Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5508154PMC
August 2017

Clinical phenotypes of US level I trauma centers: use of clustering methodology.

J Surg Res 2017 07 7;215:146-152. Epub 2017 Apr 7.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

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July 2017

Why do patients receive care from a short-term medical mission? Survey study from rural Guatemala.

J Surg Res 2017 07 6;215:160-166. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California; Palo Alto VA Health Care System, Palo Alto, California. Electronic address:

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July 2017

The prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses and associated mortality in hospitalized US trauma patients.

J Surg Res 2017 06 23;213:171-176. Epub 2017 Feb 23.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California. Electronic address:

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June 2017

A geospatial evaluation of timely access to surgical care in seven countries.

Bull World Health Organ 2017 Jun 16;95(6):437-444. Epub 2017 Mar 16.

Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, S067, Stanford, CA 94305, United States of America (USA).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5463808PMC
June 2017

Costs and Financial Burden of Initial Hospitalizations for Firearm Injuries in the United States, 2006-2014.

Am J Public Health 2017 05 21;107(5):770-774. Epub 2017 Mar 21.

Sarabeth A. Spitzer is a medical student at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA. Kristan L. Staudenmayer, Lakshika Tennakoon, David A. Spain, and Thomas G. Weiser are with the Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5388949PMC
May 2017

Coccidioidomycosis: Surgical Issues and Implications.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2016 Dec 14;17(6):645-655. Epub 2016 Oct 14.

1 Department of Surgery, Stanford University , Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2016.148DOI Listing
December 2016

Mapping Disparities in Access to Safe, Timely, and Essential Surgical Care in Zambia.

JAMA Surg 2016 11;151(11):1064-1069

Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2016.2303DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5179136PMC
November 2016

Trends in open vascular surgery for trauma: implications for the future of acute care surgery.

J Surg Res 2016 09 23;205(1):208-12. Epub 2016 Jun 23.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2016.06.032DOI Listing
September 2016

Maternal and Neonatal Mortality After Cesarean Delivery--Reply.

JAMA 2016 May;315(18):2017

Ariadne Labs, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.0927DOI Listing
May 2016

The Triage of Injured Patients: Mechanism of Injury, Regardless of Injury Severity, Determines Hospital Destination.

Am Surg 2016 Apr;82(4):356-61

Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA.

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April 2016

Trauma center care is associated with reduced readmissions after injury.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2016 Mar;80(3):412-6; discussion 416-8

From the Department of Surgery (K.S., T.G.W., P.M.M., D.A.S.), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford; and Department of Emergency Medicine (R.Y.H.), Institute of Health Policy Studies, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TA.0000000000000956DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4767566PMC
March 2016

Size and distribution of the global volume of surgery in 2012.

Bull World Health Organ 2016 Mar;94(3):201-209F

Ariadne Labs, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, USA .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.159293DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4773932PMC
March 2016

Uninsured status may be more predictive of outcomes among the severely injured than minority race.

Injury 2016 Jan 12;47(1):197-202. Epub 2015 Sep 12.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2015.09.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4698055PMC
January 2016

Improving perioperative outcomes in low-resource countries: It can't be fixed without data.

Can J Anaesth 2015 Dec 21;62(12):1239-43. Epub 2015 Sep 21.

Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12630-015-0484-yDOI Listing
December 2015

Relationship Between Cesarean Delivery Rate and Maternal and Neonatal Mortality.

JAMA 2015 Dec;314(21):2263-70

Ariadne Labs at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts2Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston.

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December 2015

First case of mesh infection due to Coccidioides spp. and literature review of fungal mesh infections after hernia repair.

Mycoses 2015 Oct 20;58(10):582-7. Epub 2015 Aug 20.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/myc.12364DOI Listing
October 2015

Proposed Minimum Rates of Surgery to Support Desirable Health Outcomes: An Observational Study Based on Three Strategies.

World J Surg 2015 Sep;39(9):2126-31

Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, S067, H-3691, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-015-3092-7DOI Listing
September 2015

Global access to surgical care: a modelling study.

Lancet Glob Health 2015 Jun 27;3(6):e316-23. Epub 2015 Apr 27.

Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA; Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA; Partners-In-Health, Boston, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(15)70115-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4820251PMC
June 2015

Gastrointestinal mucormycosis requiring surgery in adults with hematologic malignant tumors: literature review.

Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2015 Apr 18;16(2):194-202. Epub 2014 Nov 18.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University , Stanford, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2013.232DOI Listing
April 2015

Timing and cost of scaling up surgical services in low-income and middle-income countries from 2012 to 2030: a modelling study.

Lancet Glob Health 2015 Apr;3 Suppl 2:S28-37

Harvard Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy, Cambridge, MA, USA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA.

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April 2015

Estimate of the global volume of surgery in 2012: an assessment supporting improved health outcomes.

Lancet 2015 Apr 26;385 Suppl 2:S11. Epub 2015 Apr 26.

Ariadne Labs, Boston, MA, USA; Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Surgery Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60806-6DOI Listing
April 2015

Avoidable maternal and neonatal deaths associated with improving access to caesarean delivery in countries with low caesarean delivery rates: an ecological modelling analysis.

Lancet 2015 Apr 26;385 Suppl 2:S33. Epub 2015 Apr 26.

Ariadne Labs at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA; Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA, USA. Electronic address:

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April 2015

Variability in mortality after caesarean delivery, appendectomy, and groin hernia repair in low-income and middle-income countries: implications for expanding surgical services.

Lancet 2015 Apr 26;385 Suppl 2:S34. Epub 2015 Apr 26.

Ariadne Labs, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Surgery, Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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April 2015

The burden of selected congenital anomalies amenable to surgery in low and middle-income regions: cleft lip and palate, congenital heart anomalies and neural tube defects.

Arch Dis Child 2015 Mar 26;100(3):233-8. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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March 2015

Surgically avertable burden of digestive diseases at first-level hospitals in low and middle-income regions.

Surgery 2015 Mar 22;157(3):411-9; discussion 420-2. Epub 2014 Oct 22.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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March 2015

The role of surgery in global health: analysis of United States inpatient procedure frequency by condition using the Global Burden of Disease 2010 framework.

PLoS One 2014 26;9(2):e89693. Epub 2014 Feb 26.

Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America ; Division of Pediatric Surgery, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California, United States of America.

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January 2015

Burden of injuries avertable by a basic surgical package in low- and middle-income regions: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease 2010 Study.

World J Surg 2015 Jan;39(1):1-9

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, 2301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600, Seattle, Washington, 98121, USA,

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4273085PMC
January 2015

Adding insult to injury: discontinuous insurance following spine trauma.

J Bone Joint Surg Am 2015 Jan;97(2):141-6

Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, R291 MC 5327, Stanford, CA 94305. E-mail address:

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January 2015

Surgical safety checklists in ontario, Canada.

N Engl J Med 2014 06;370(24):2349-50

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1404583DOI Listing
June 2014

Cost-effectiveness of surgery and its policy implications for global health: a systematic review and analysis.

Lancet Glob Health 2014 Jun 21;2(6):e334-45. Epub 2014 May 21.

Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA; Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70213-XDOI Listing
June 2014

The epidemiology of trauma-related mortality in the United States from 2002 to 2010.

J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2014 Apr;76(4):913-9; discussion 920

From the Medical School (R.G.S.), University of California, San Francisco; and Trauma Service (R.Y.C.), Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego; and Department of Surgery (D.A.S., T.G.W., K.L.S.), Stanford University, Stanford, California.

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April 2014

Thyroid surgery in a district hospital: a vertical program embedded in a rural hospital.

Authors:
Thomas G Weiser

World J Surg 2013 Jul;37(7):1574-5

Section of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, S067, Stanford, CA 94305-5106, USA.

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July 2013

Safety in the operating theatre--a transition to systems-based care.

Nat Rev Urol 2013 Mar 19;10(3):161-73. Epub 2013 Feb 19.

Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 300 Pasteur Drive S067, Stanford, CA 94305, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrurol.2013.13DOI Listing
March 2013

Review article: perioperative checklist methodologies.

Can J Anaesth 2013 Feb 12;60(2):136-42. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, S067, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA.

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February 2013

Rates and patterns of death after surgery in the United States, 1996 and 2006.

Surgery 2012 Feb 5;151(2):171-82. Epub 2011 Oct 5.

Brigham andWomen’s Hospital, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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February 2012

In-hospital death following inpatient surgical procedures in the United States, 1996-2006.

World J Surg 2011 Sep;35(9):1950-6

Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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September 2011

Surgical outcome measurement for a global patient population: validation of the Surgical Apgar Score in 8 countries.

Surgery 2011 Apr 8;149(4):519-24. Epub 2011 Jan 8.

Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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April 2011

Perspectives in quality: designing the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.

Int J Qual Health Care 2010 Oct 11;22(5):365-70. Epub 2010 Aug 11.

Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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October 2010

Health policy: All-or-none compliance is the best determinant of quality of care.

Authors:
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Nat Rev Urol 2010 Oct;7(10):541-2

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October 2010

Adopting a surgical safety checklist could save money and improve the quality of care in U.S. hospitals.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2010 Sep;29(9):1593-9

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Center for Health Decision Science, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA.

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September 2010

Effect of a 19-item surgical safety checklist during urgent operations in a global patient population.

Ann Surg 2010 May;251(5):976-80

Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, and Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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May 2010

Standardised metrics for global surgical surveillance.

Lancet 2009 Sep;374(9695):1113-7

Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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September 2009