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Improving surgical complications and patient safety at the nation's largest military hospital: an analysis of National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data.

Maturo S, Hughes C, Kallingal G, et al. Improving Surgical Complications and Patient Safety at the Nation's Largest Military Hospital: An Analysis of National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data. Mil Med. 2017;182(3):e1752-e1755. doi:10.7205/MILMED-D-16-00220.

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March 29, 2017
Maturo S, Hughes C, Kallingal G, et al. Mil Med. 2017;182:e1752-e1755.

This retrospective record review study compared surgical complication rates at a military medical center to National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data and found that complication rates were comparable to civilian hospitals, with the exception of catheter-associated urinary tract infections, which occurred at higher rates.

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Maturo S, Hughes C, Kallingal G, et al. Improving Surgical Complications and Patient Safety at the Nation's Largest Military Hospital: An Analysis of National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data. Mil Med. 2017;182(3):e1752-e1755. doi:10.7205/MILMED-D-16-00220.