Brook I Martin
Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
- Repeat surgery after lumbar decompression for herniated disc: the quality implications of hospital and surgeon variationBrook I Martin
Department of Orthopaedics, HB7541, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756 0001, USA
Spine J 12:89-97. 2012..Variation in repeat surgery rates may be because of patient characteristics, disease severity, or hospital- and surgeon-related factors. However, little is known about population-level variation in reoperation rates...
- Hospital and surgeon variation in complications and repeat surgery following incident lumbar fusion for common degenerative diagnosesBrook I Martin
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH 03756 0001, USA
Health Serv Res 48:1-25. 2013..To identify factors that account for variation in complication rates across hospitals and surgeons performing lumbar spinal fusion surgery...
- The association of complementary and alternative medicine use and health care expenditures for back and neck problemsBrook I Martin
Department of Orthopaedics, The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
Med Care 50:1029-36. 2012..Health care costs associated with use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by patients with spine problems have not been studied in a national sample...