Does C-reactive protein day 1 post-surgery have a predictive role for post-operative complications: a single-centre perspective following published meta-analysis

  • Murray WilliamsEmail author
  • Fiona Langlands
  • Mathew Giles
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Anaesthetic DepartmentYork Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation TrustYorkUK
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryBradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustBradfordUK
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryYork Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation TrustYorkUK

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