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The role of surgeon error in withdrawal of postoperative life support.

Schwarze ML, Redmann AJ, Brasel KJ, et al. The role of surgeon error in withdrawal of postoperative life support. Ann Surg. 2012;256(1):10-5. doi:10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182580de5.

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September 26, 2012
Schwarze ML, Redmann AJ, Brasel KJ, et al. Ann Surg. 2012;256(1):10-5.

Through the use of clinical vignettes, this study revealed that surgeons were less willing to withdraw life-supporting therapy following elective surgery in which patients experienced complications from surgeon error.

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Schwarze ML, Redmann AJ, Brasel KJ, et al. The role of surgeon error in withdrawal of postoperative life support. Ann Surg. 2012;256(1):10-5. doi:10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182580de5.