Demonstrating positive outcomes after surgical intervention is an important aspect for the patient and payor in today's health care setting. A lower extremity arterial reconstruction program was established and has shown a decrease in length of stay. Additional long-term outcome measures related to graft patency surveillance, readmission rate and related cause, and functional health status are being implemented.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Seminars in perioperative nursing|
|State||Published - Jul 1997|
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