Outcomes of appendicectomy in an acute care surgery model

Simone L Geere, Ratna Aseervatham and David Grieve
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2011.tb03016.x
Published online: 4 April 2011

To the Editor: We would like to congratulate Gandy and colleagues on their recent article in which they assess outcomes and patient flow in an acute care surgery (ACS) model.1

  • 1 Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD.
  • 2 Nambour General Hospital, Nambour, QLD.


  • 1. Gandy RC, Truskett PG, Wong SW, et al. Outcomes of appendicectomy in an acute care surgery model. Med J Aust 2010; 193: 281-284. <MJA full text>
  • 2. Geere SL, Grieve DA, Aseervatham RL. The effectiveness of the surgical emergency team at Nambour Hospital in surgical assessment time and time to operation for acute appendicitis [abstract]. Abstract No. GS31P. In: Special Issue. Abstracts of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, 4-7 May 2010, Perth, Western Australia. ANZ J Surg 2010; 80 (1 Suppl): A36-A37.


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