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The Influence of Complications on the Costs of Complex Cancer Surgery
It is widely known that outcomes after cancer surgery vary widely, depending on interactions between patient, tumor, neoadjuvant therapy, and provider factors. Within this complex milieu, the influence of complications on ...
Algorithm for analysis of administrative pediatric cancer hospitalization data according to indication for admission
(BioMed Central Ltd, 2014)
Background: Childhood cancer relies heavily on inpatient hospital services to deliver tumor-directed therapy and manage toxicities. Hospitalizations have increased over the past decade, though not uniformly across childhood ...
Impact of processes of care aimed at complication reduction on the cost of complex cancer surgery
Background and Objectives: Health care providers add multiple processes to the care of complex cancer patients, believing they prevent and/or ameliorate complications. However, the relationship between these processes, ...