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Surgical audit shows fall in deaths

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Patients operated for a femur-neck fracture were the most likely to die under surgical care in Scotland in 2000, surpassing the proportion of those who died following surgery for colorectal cancer. These are among the latest findings of the Scottish Audit of Surgical Mortality (SASM), in its report for 2000. The overall number of deaths under surgical care following elective admission fell from 0.12% in 1999 to 0.11%. Deaths following emergency admissions have remained steady, at around 4%.

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