Coming in November in JACS, and online now: Development and Evaluation of the American College of Surgeons NSQIP Pediatric Surgical Risk Calculator

Yaoming Liu, PhD; Mark E. Cohen, PhD; Bruce L. Hall, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; and colleagues write in the November issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons (JACS) about a quick and easy way to provide patients and families with individualized information on surgical risk during consultations in the office and hospital settings. The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) pediatric surgical risk calculator can be used as a tool in the shared decision-making process by providing clinicians, families, and patients with useful information about common operations.

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