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A Survey of Overlapping Surgery Policies at U.S. Hospitals

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  21 April 2021

Abstract

The authors surveyed hospitals across the country on their policies regarding overlapping surgery, and found large variation between hospitals in how this practice is regulated. Specifically, institutions chose to define “critical portions” in a variety of ways, ultimately affecting not only surgical efficiency but also the autonomy of surgical trainees and patient experiences at these different hospitals.

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