Surgical mortality data

Last week saw the release of the most recent Victorian surgical mortality data, which is now said to include 97% of Victorian surgeons (though with a case form submission rate of 92%). The accompanying media release indicates that the death rate over the last seven years has dropped from 0.4% to 0.3%.

The most recent national report is the 2013 report.

Recent studies making use of the Victorian data include papers by:

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