Correspondence and Communications| Volume 72, ISSUE 4, P685-710, April 2019

A simple code for efficient indicative number recording with e-logbook

Published:January 23, 2019DOI:
      Over 31,000 surgeons use the Pan-Surgical electronic logbook ( to record their operative exposure. It is endorsed by the surgical colleges as well as the associations of the surgical specialities. Accurate coding of operations on the e-logbook is important to correctly demonstrate meeting the required indicative numbers. Failure to do so can delay completion of training. Indicative numbers may appear artificially low if the consolidation algorithm required by the certifying body does not capture certain procedures that can be coded by two or more different options.
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