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28Feb2014

There Should Be More To Life Than Death

An examination of new methods of outcome determination Mr Graham Copeland MB BS FRCS ChM Consultant General Surgeon Mrs Christina Richardson Dip HE SHND Critical Care Nurse Abstract Death following surgical intervention is widely used as an outcome measure and has been used for nearly four thousand years in various forms. The current paper examines
  • 28 Feb, 2014
  • Russell
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20Nov2013

Emergency Surgery: Standards for unplanned surgical care and the introduction of pre-assessment units

Following the publication of ‘Taking care in an emergency’ in the June addition of HSJ, we thought it appropriate to comment on how our COMPASS module can support the Royal College of Surgeons new standards and guidance for delivering this type of care, which can be found here:¬†http://www.rcseng.ac.uk/publications/docs/emergency-surgery-standards-for-unscheduled-care The necessity for every hospital to have
  • 20 Nov, 2013
  • Claire Bale
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18Feb2010

A 5 Year Audit of the High Risk General Surgical Patient

Claire Martin MB, BS, FRCS Joanna Seward MB, BS, FRCS Graham O’Dair MB, BS, FRCS Graham Copeland MB, BS, FRCS, ChM Consultant Surgeon North Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust Keywords: Audit, POSSUM scoring system, high risk surgical patient Abstract The current study represents a five year audit of the surgical high risk patient (predicted risk over
  • 18 Feb, 2010
  • Claire Bale
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15Feb2010

An Assessment of the POSSUM System in Orthopaedic Surgery

Mohamed K FRCS*, Copeland GP ChM**, Boot DA FRCS***, Casserley HC FRCS***, Shackleford IM FRCS*** Sherry PG FRCS***, Stewart GJ FRCS*** *Orthopaedic Registrar, Warrington Hospital ** Consultant General Surgeon, Warrington Hospital *** Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Warrington Hospital Key words: Orthopaedic surgery, Surgical audit, POSSUM scoring system First revision 11.12.2001 Abstract The present article describes the
  • 15 Feb, 2010
  • Claire Bale
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