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Surgical adverse events: a systematic review.

Anderson O, Davis R, Hanna GB, et al. Surgical adverse events: a systematic review. Am J Surg. 2013;206(2):253-62. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.11.009.

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June 26, 2013
Anderson O, Davis R, Hanna GB, et al. Am J Surg. 2013;206(2):253-62.

This systematic review estimates that approximately 1 in 20 surgical patients experiences a preventable adverse event, most of which are related to periprocedural care and not errors of surgical technique.

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Anderson O, Davis R, Hanna GB, et al. Surgical adverse events: a systematic review. Am J Surg. 2013;206(2):253-62. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2012.11.009.