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AHRQ Patient Safety Network ► When should surgeons stop operating?

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National Public Radio article describes debate over whether, and how, to assess competency of older surgeons.National Public Radio. June 18, 2015.

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When should surgeons stop operating?
Whitehead N. National Public Radio. June 18, 2015.
The competency of surgeons as they age has been debated as a risk to patient safety. This news article describes concerns about the aging population of surgeons in the United States and an American Medical Association effort to develop guidelines to assess skills of older physicians.
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