International Journal covering Surgery, Anaesthesiology, Nursing and Management Issues in Day Surgery
As of 2006, no longer published by Elsevier
Day-care, or ambulatory techniques provides an efficient and flexible approach to the provision of many surgical and therapeutic procedures.
Ambulatory Surgery promotes and develops this system of patient management by providing a multidisciplinary international forum for all those health care professionalsinvolved in day-care surgery. The journal publishes peer-reviewed original articles relating to the practice of ambulatory surgery.
Papers are included on:
Basic and clinical research - in surgery, anaesthesia and nursing;
Administrative issues - including facility development, management, governmental issues and reimbursement;
Perioperative care - covering patient and procedure selection, discharge criteria and home care.
Also included are topical and educational reviews examining a wide range of subjects and controversies in the field.
Ambulatory Surgery will be the international journal-of-first-choice for the publication of high-quality papers in the field of day-care surgery.
Ambulatory Surgery is the Official Clinical Journal of the International Association for Ambulatory Surgery (I.A.A.S.). For a listing of Member Societies andbenefits for individual members of these Societies, please click here.
Top 10 Cited (articles published in the last five years)
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Mitchell, M. Nursing research into modern day surgery: A literature review Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 13, Issue 4, 2007-12-01 Toftgaard, C. "Presidential": Day surgery development Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 15, Issue 1, 2009-04-01 Toftgaard, C. Day surgery activities 2009 international survey on ambulatory surgery conducted 2011 Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 17, Issue 3, 2012-01-01, Pages 53-63 Naresh Row, T. Progress of Day Surgery in India Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 16, Issue 1, 2010-04-01, Pages 15-16 Sowande, O.A. | Takure, A.O. | Salako, A.A. | Badmus, T.A. | Olajide, A.O. | Banjo, O.O. | Adisa, O.A. Day case urology in a dedicated day case surgery unit in a Nigerian teaching hospital Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 15, Issue 2, 2009-07-01 Jakobsson, J. | Warrén Stomberg, M. | Rawal, N. | Brattwall, M. | Segerdahl, M. Day Surgery for knee arthroscopy, open hernia repair and laparoscopic cholecystectomy anaesthetic routine and practice; The Results from a Swedish Nation-Wide Survey Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 14, Issue 2, 2008-07-01 Barthelsson, C. | Norberg, Å. | Nordström, G. Longitudinal changes in health and symptoms following laparoscopic cholecystectomy Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 15, Issue 4, 2009-11-01 Sawhney, M. | Paul, J. | Alvarado, K. Pain and other adverse symptoms identified by follow-up telephone call after ambulatory inguinal hernia repair Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 16, Issue 1, 2010-04-01, Pages 13-14 Borges, S. | Lemos, P. | Ramos, M. | Maio, R. | Costa, A.C. | Fonseca, L. | Regalado, A.M. Routine administration of dexamethasone in a day surgery protocol might decrease postoperative vomiting and pain Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 13, Issue 1, 2007-03-01 Barros, F. | Monteiro, M. | Matos, M.E. | Lemos, P. Can we find predictive factors for unplanned overnight admission? Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 14, Issue 1, 2008-04-01
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Most Read Articles - counted by Article downloads on SciVerse ScienceDirect in the period 01 April 2002 to 30 April 2013
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1 Mark Mitchell Anxiety management: a distinct nursing role in day surgery Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 8, Issue 3, July 2000, Pages 119-127 2 Anne Dewar | Kenneth Craig | Janice Muir | Colm Cole Testing the effectiveness of a nursing intervention in relieving pain following day surgery Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 10, Issue 2, May 2003, Pages 81-88 3 Alan Pearson | Marilyn Richardson | Michelle Cairns 𢀜Best practice𢀝 in day surgery units: a review of the evidence Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 11, Issue 1-2, December 2004, Pages 49-54 4 Mark Mitchell Psychological preparation for patients undergoing day surgery Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2000, Pages 19-29 5 Yvonne Bergström | Thomas Carlson | Anette Jonsson Nursing care for ambulatory day surgery: the concept and organization of nursing care Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2000, Pages 3-5 6 P.J. Thomson | I.R. Fletcher | C. Downey Nurses versus clinicians𢀔who's best at pre-operative assessment? Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 11, Issue 1-2, December 2004, Pages 33-36 7 E. Jacquet | P. Puche | J. Alahyane | S. Jaber | J.P. Carabalona | D. Bessaou | J. Domergue | J.J. Eledjam | F. Navarro | J. Giordan Evaluation of inguinal hernia in ambulatory surgery: A prospective monocentric study on 1009 inguinal hernia Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2006, Pages 167-171 8 Mark Mitchell Patients𢀙 perceptions of day surgery: A literature review Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 7, Issue 2, April 1999, Pages 65-73 9 Trevor R. Coe | Kerri Houghton Comparison of the automated Dinamap blood pressure monitor with the mercury sphygmomanometer for detecting hypertension in the day case pre-assessment clinic Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 10, Issue 1, 15 November 2002, Pages 9-15 10 Saad Mohamad Asiri | Yasser A. Abu-Bakr | Fatmia Al-Enazi Paediatric ENT day surgery Is it safe practice? Ambulatory Surgery, Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2006, Pages 147-149
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