Study links Risk factors to postoperative mortality in kids undergoing tonsillectomy

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About The Study: Discharge data from five states were used to evaluate postoperative mortality rates in children undergoing tonsillectomy overall and in relation to recognized risk factors for complications.

Authors: M. Bruce Edmonson, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jama.2022.8679)

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