Research shows that Black children have higher postsurgical complication rates in national sample

Articles | June 24 2016

Research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia found that:

“Black children who undergo urologic surgery are more likely than white children to have postsurgical complications and hospital-acquired infections 30 days after the surgery. Researchers studying a national database from over 50 US pediatric hospitals suggest that hospitals and policy makers should expand efforts to reduce postoperative adverse events and health disparities in children.” (Read more)