Quality indicators in ambulatory care surgery: a scoping review

Joana Pinto, Ana Cristina Matias, Luís Sá, António Amaral

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Ambulatory care surgery has multiple advantages over inpatient surgery, leading to great advances in recent years. Quality monitoring and assessment should be a dynamic and evolving process. Therefore, it is necessary to understand which quality indicators evaluate the process, structure, and outcomes underlying AS. This scoping review will potentialy help inform the scientific community of the quality indicators used worldwide to assess ambulatory care surgery.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)215-229
Number of pages15
JournalNursing Economics
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2022


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