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To prospectively conduct a "mock trial" among 100% (minimum n=200) of elective neurosurgery spine patients to estimate the total projected cost, savings, risk, and feasibility of a redefined/restricted lab testing protocol over the next 12 months
quality improvement, patient care, elective spine surgery, perioperative hematologic testing
Medicine and Health Sciences | Neurology | Surgery
Philipp, MD, MPH, Lucas; Harrop, MD, Catriona; Wyler, MD, David; and Harrop, MD, James, "Lack of Utility and Excess Cost of Routine Perioperative Hematologic Testing in Patients Undergoing Elective Neurosurgical Procedures of the Spine" (2019). House Staff Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference (2016-2019). Poster 110.