Routine postsurgical anesthesia visit to improve 30-day morbidity and mortality. A multicenter, stepped-wedge cluster randomized interventional study (The TRACE Study).
The TRACE Study Investigators.
Ann Surg 2023; 277: 375-380.
Over 5000 patients were included in this multicentre trial. Thirty-day mortality was 0.56 per cent (n = 14) in the control and 0.44 per cent (n = 12) in the intervention group (odds ratio 0.74, 95% Confidence interval 0.34–1.62).
Comment: Would results have been different if the focus had been on high risk patients only?
26 April 2023Read paper
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