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The surgical mortality probability model:derivation and validation of a simple risk prediction rule for noncardiac surgery

by jmiller on June 26, 2012

“Thirty day mortality after noncardiac surgery can be accurately predicted using a simple and accurate risk score based on information readily available at the bedside.  This risk index may play a useful role in facilitating shared decision making, developing and implementing risk-reduction strategies, and guiding qality improvement efforts.”  (Ann Surg, April) (click here to read entire aritcle)