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One-third of patients fail to return to work 1 year after surgery for colorectal cancer.
BACKGROUND: Achieving full recovery after colorectal cancer surgery means a return to normal physical and psychological health and to a normal social life. Recovery data focusses on time to discharge rather than longer ...
An evaluation of POSSUM and P-POSSUM scoring in predicting post-operative mortality in a level 1 critical care setting.
BACKGROUND: POSSUM and P-POSSUM are used in the assessment of outcomes in surgical patients. Neither scoring systems' accuracy has been established where a level 1 critical care facility (level 1 care ward) is available ...