Outcomes Research in Surgical Oncology, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics - E-Book

Outcomes Research in Surgical Oncology, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics - E-Book

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Outcomes Research in Surgical Oncology, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics - E-Book by Clifford Ko MD, MS, MSHA, FACS

In this issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, Guest Editor Clifford Ko, MD has assembled the top experts concerning Outcomes Research in Oncology.  Topics in this issue will include: Currently Available Quality Initiatives in Surgical Oncology; Variation in Mortality After High Risk Cancer Surgery: Failure to Rescue; Readmission as a Quality Measure Following High Risk Cancer Surgery; Randomized Controlled Trials in Surgical Oncology: Where Do We Stand?; Lymph Node Staging in GI Malignancies; Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Cancer Care; Patient Safety in Surgical Oncology: Perspective from the Operating Room; Value Based Health Care: A Surgical Oncologist Perspective; Monitoring the Delivery of Cancer Care: Commission on Cancer and National Cancer Data Base; Prediction Tools in Surgical Oncology; Collaboration With the Community Cancer Center: Benefit for All; and Evaluating the Appropriateness of Cancer Care in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455747726
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/28/2012
Series: Clinics: Surgery , #21
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword Nicholas J. Petrelli xiii

Preface: Outcomes Research in Surgical Oncology Clifford Y. Ko Ryan P. Merkow xv

Currently Available Quality Improvement Initiatives in Surgical Oncology Ryan P. Merkow Karl Y. Bilimoria 367

Monitoring the Delivery of Cancer Care: Commission on Cancer and National Cancer Data Base Richelle T. Williams Andrew K. Stewart David P. Winchester 377

Variation in Mortality After High-Risk Cancer Surgery: Failure to Rescue Amir A. Ghaferi Justin B. Dimick 389

Unexpected Readmissions After Major Cancer Surgery: An Evaluation of Readmissions as a Quality-of-Care Indicator Matthew M. Rochefort James S. Tomlinson 397

Importance of and Adherence to Lymph Node Staging Standards in Gastrointestinal Cancer Ryan P. Merkow David J. Bentrem 407

Racial Differences and Disparities in Cancer Care and Outcomes: Where's the Rub? Nestor F. Esnaola Marvella E. Ford 417

Prediction Tools in Surgical Oncology Brandon K. Isariyawongse Michael W. Kattan 439

Randomized Controlled Trials in Surgical Oncology: Where Do We Stand? Kellie L. Mathis Heidi Nelson 449

Patient Safety in Surgical Oncology: Perspective From the Operating Room Yue-Yung Hu Caprice C. Greenberg 467

Appropriate Use of Surgical Procedures for Patients with Cancer Elise H. Lawson Melinda Maggard Gibbons Clifford Y. Ko 479

Collaboration with the Community Cancer Center: Benefit for All Nicholas J. Petrelli Patrick Grusenmeyer 487

Value-Based Health Care: A Surgical Oncologist's Perspective Janice N. Cormier Kate D. Cromwell Raphael E. Pollock 497

Index 507

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