This multicenter cohort study of a trauma system in Canada reports the development of a quality indicator for in-hospital complications that can be used to evaluate the quality of acute injury care.
This population-based study compares the complications and length of stay for total hip and total knee arthroplasty between the United States and Canada.
Cheong and Emil test the hypothesis that the outcomes of children with appendicitis are better in the Canadian single-payer universal health care system than in the US multipayer system.
This cohort study investigates whether a program that focuses on 8 major guideline-recommended risk-management therapies reduces cardiovascular and limb events in patients with peripheral arterial disease.
This population-based cohort study evaluates association between patient frailty and 1-year postoperative mortality following noncardiac surgery.
This population-based, longitudinal cohort study of patients undergoing bariatric surgery reported an increased risk of self-harm emergencies after bariatric surgery.
This population-based cohort study investigates whether the risk for revision of a mesh-based procedure for treatment of stress urinary incontinence is related to surgeon volume among women who underwent these procedures.
Musallam et al evaluate the association between current and past smoking on the risk of postoperative mortality and vascular and respiratory events in patients undergoing major surgery.