Failure to Rescue - a Closer Look at Mortality Rates Has No Added Value for Hospital Comparisons but Is Useful for Team Quality Assessment in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery in The Netherlands

Niki Lijftogt*, Eleonora G. Karthaus, Anco Vahl, Erik W. van Zwet, Esmee M. van der Willik, Robertus A. E. M. Tollenaar, Jaap F. Hamming, Michel W. J. M. Wouters, Joep Teijink, Dutch Soc Vasc Surg, Steering Comm Dutch Surg Aneurysm, Dutch Inst Clinical Auditing

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)652-661
Number of pages10
JournalEuropean Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Volume56
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2018

Keywords

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Surgical outcome
  • Clinical audit
  • Composite outcome measures
  • Failure to rescue
  • SURGICAL COLORECTAL AUDIT
  • TO-RESCUE
  • REPAIR
  • OUTCOMES
  • CANCER
  • RISK
  • CARE
  • PREVENTABILITY
  • TRAUMA
  • MODELS

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Lijftogt, N., Karthaus, E. G., Vahl, A., van Zwet, E. W., van der Willik, E. M., Tollenaar, R. A. E. M., Hamming, J. F., Wouters, M. W. J. M., Teijink, J., Dutch Soc Vasc Surg, Steering Comm Dutch Surg Aneurysm, & Dutch Inst Clinical Auditing (2018). Failure to Rescue - a Closer Look at Mortality Rates Has No Added Value for Hospital Comparisons but Is Useful for Team Quality Assessment in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery in The Netherlands. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 56(5), 652-661. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvs.2018.06.062