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“Knife to Skin” Time Is a Poor Marker of Operating Room Utilization and Efficiency in Cardiac Surgery

Monday, June 22, 2015

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Source Name: Journal of Cardiac Surgery


Suvitesh Luthra, Omar Ramady, Mary Monge, Michael G. Fitzsimons, Terry R. Kaleta, and Thoralf M. Sundt

Using a regression analysis, researchers determined that procedure times are better indicators of OR efficiency in cardiac surgery than knife to skin times. 

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