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Journal Article > Study
Determining the safety of office-based surgery: what 10 years of Florida data and 6 years of Alabama data reveal.
Starling J III, Thosani MK, Coldiron BM. Dermatol Surg. 2012;38:171-177.
Concern has been raised about the safety of procedures in ambulatory surgery, particularly when general anesthesia is used. However, this analysis of data from Florida and Alabama—states with mandatory reporting systems for adverse events in office-based surgery—found few overall adverse events among medically necessary procedures.
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Lydia C. Siegel, MD; Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH; January 2009
Four months after surgery, a woman with osteosarcoma receiving outpatient chemotherapy was admitted for possible cellulitis. Discharged home on methotrexate and antibiotics, the patient developed methotrexate toxicity, partly due to a drug interaction.
Journal Article > Commentary
Horton JB, Reece EM, Broughton G II, Janis JE, Thornton JF, Rohrich RJ. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;117:61e-80e.
The authors discuss improving patient safety in the office-based setting through office administration, creating a system of quality assessment, and special considerations for liposuction procedures.