J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 Jul 9. Epub 2021 Jul 9.
Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL ICES, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Background: Emergency general surgery (EGS) conditions are increasingly common among nursing home residents. While such patients have a high risk of in-hospital mortality, long-term outcomes in this group are not well described, which may have implications for goals of care discussions. In this study, we evaluate long-term survival among nursing home residents admitted for EGS conditions. Read More