Bibliographic details

Sammour T, Zargar-Shoshtari K, Bhat A, Kahokehr A, Hill AG.  A programme of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a cost-effective intervention in elective colonic surgery. New Zealand Medical Journal 2010; 123(1319)


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Case-Control Studies; Colectomy /economics; Colonic Diseases /surgery; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Costs and Cost Analysis; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Models, Economic; New Zealand; Postoperative Care /classification /economics /utilization; Program Evaluation; Surgical Procedures, Elective /economics