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Factors associated with emergency department visits and hospital admissions after invasive outpatient procedures in the Veterans Health Administration.

Mull HJ, Gellad ZF, Gupta RT, et al. JAMA surgery. 2018;153:774-776.

As outpatient surgery becomes more prevalent, attention around related safety concerns grows. Researchers analyzed postprocedure emergency department visits and hospital admissions to better understand factors associated with the safety of outpatient procedures performed within the Veterans Health Administration.