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Why complex surgeries in children are associated with poorer outcomes

  • Mathias Johansen1
  • Vincent Collard1
  • Thomas Engelhardt1

1Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Center, Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada

DOI: 10.22514/sv.2021.060 Vol.17,Issue 3,May 2021 pp.5-9

Submitted: 04 February 2021 Accepted: 02 March 2021

Published: 08 May 2021

*Corresponding Author(s): Mathias Johansen E-mail: mathias.fuglsang.johansen@regionh.dk

Abstract

Despite obvious progress in perioperative morbidity and mortality we still face challenges in explaining why complex surgical procedures in children are associated with poorer outcomes. This review aims to address the importance of improving perioperative outcome through the implementation of strategies for quality assurance and the safe conduct of paediatric anaesthesia.


Keywords

Complex surgery; Paediatric; Anaesthesia; Mortality; Morbidity; Caseload; Quality; Education; Neurotoxicity; Safetots


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Mathias Johansen,Vincent Collard,Thomas Engelhardt. Why complex surgeries in children are associated with poorer outcomes. Signa Vitae. 2021. 17(3);5-9.

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