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How efficient is patient discharge following lower limb arthroplasty?

Ashby, E; Matejowsky, C; Mythen, MG; Haddad, FS; Grocott, MP; (2015) How efficient is patient discharge following lower limb arthroplasty? Perioperative Medicine , 4 , Article 5. 10.1186/s13741-015-0015-y. Green open access

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Abstract

Appropriately timed patient discharge is essential for optimal patient care and efficient hospital functioning. The post-operative morbidity survey (POMS) is the only validated prospective method of measuring short-term post-operative morbidity. It has not previously been used as a bed utilisation tool.

Type: Article
Title: How efficient is patient discharge following lower limb arthroplasty?
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1186/s13741-015-0015-y
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13741-015-0015-y
Language: English
Additional information: © 2015 Ashby et al.; licensee BioMed Central . This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
Keywords: Arthroplasty, Bed utilisation, Post-operative morbidity
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Surgery and Interventional Sci
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > UCL GOS Institute of Child Health > Infection, Immunity and Inflammation Dept
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1471626
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