Sub-specialisation in surgery and the continuing challenge of providing emergency surgery services

Med J Aust. 2008 Oct 6;189(7):358-9.

Abstract

The future viability of general surgery may depend on combining subspecialty elective surgery with full-scope acute practice in both public and private settings.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Accreditation
  • Australia
  • Elective Surgical Procedures / trends
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / organization & administration*
  • Emergency Service, Hospital / trends
  • General Surgery / organization & administration
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Humans
  • Private Sector / trends
  • Public Sector / trends
  • Specialties, Surgical / education
  • Specialties, Surgical / organization & administration*
  • Specialties, Surgical / trends
  • Workforce