JAMA Network | JAMA Surgery | Surgical Palliative Care Consultations Over Time in Relationship to Systemwide Frailty Screening

Our data suggest that a systematic frailty-screening program effectively identifies at-risk surgical patients and is associated with a significant reduction in mortality for patients undergoing palliative care consultation. Analysis also suggests that preoperative palliative care consultations ordered by surgeons are associated with reduced mortality rates.

via JAMA Network | JAMA Surgery | Surgical Palliative Care Consultations Over Time in Relationship to Systemwide Frailty Screening.

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