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Figure 1 | Patient Safety in Surgery

Figure 1

From: The incidence, root-causes, and outcomes of adverse events in surgical units: implication for potential prevention strategies

Figure 1

Consequences of surgical AEs compared with other AEs. I/T indicates intervention/treatment; DD, disability at discharge; PH, prolonged hospital stay; RA, readmission to the hospital; D, death; Out, extra outpatient care; and Oth, other.

a Corrected for the over-representation of deceased patients and hospital type

* Significant difference between surgical AEs and other AEs (P < 0.05)

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