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Outpatient clinics are safer for younger, healthier patients

March 26, 2007

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SURGERY With more and more medical procedures being performed on an outpatient basis -- often in facilities separate from and lacking the resources of a hospital -- a team of doctors has devised an index of risk factors to help determine the best setting for a patient to undergo surgery. Examining data from 783,558 patients who were operated on in ... (Full article: 561 words)

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