Over 31,000 surgeons use the Pan-Surgical electronic logbook (www.elogbook.org) 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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Published online: January 23, 2019
Accepted: January 6, 2019
Received in revised form: December 30, 2018
Received: November 29, 2018
© 2019 Published by Elsevier Ltd on behalf of British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons.