June 24, 2015
Source: Annals of Surgery 261/5 pp. 821-8
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Date of publication: May 2015
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: There have been reports of reductions of morbidity and mortality after implementation of the World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC) in pre-/post designed studies without controls. The authors of this study report a randomized controlled trial of the SSC. They concluded that implementation of the WHO SSC was associated with robust reduction in morbidity and length of in-hospital stay and some reduction in mortality.
Length of Publication: 8 pages
April 4, 2011
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Date of publication: 02 February 2011
Publication type: Systematic review
In a nutshell: This review incorporates a randomized control trial and to look at the risk of fatal adverse events associated with the use of Bevacizumab during chemotherapy. The findings indicate that there is an increased likelihood of fatal adverse events for patients being treated with the drug.
Length of publication: 7 web pages
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