Ambulatory Surgery

Ambulatory Surgery is the official clinical journal for the International Association for Ambulatory Surgery. It is published quarterly on this website and is a free access journal.

Ambulatory Surgery provides a multidisciplinary international forum for all health care professionals involved in day care surgery. The editors welcome reviews, original articles, case reports, short communications and letters relating to the practice and management of ambulatory surgery.

Topics covered include basic and clinical research, surgery, anaesthesia, nursing; administrative issues, facility development, management, policy issues, reimbursement; perioperative care, patient and procedure selection, discharge criteria, home care. The journal also publishes book reviews and a calendar of forthcoming events. 


Meet the Editors

The Editors in Chief are Professor Douglas McWhinnie and Dr Mark Skues from the UK. Douglas is a surgeon from Milton Keynes Foundation Trust in Milton Keynes, and Mark is an Anesthesiologist at the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Chester. Douglas and Mark have extensive experience both nationally and internationally in Ambulatory Surgery and will try to help authors if contacted.

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Article Submission

All papers should be submitted by e-mail as a Word document to one of the Editors-in-Chief. Surgical papers should be sent to Douglas McWhinnie, and anaesthetic papers to Mark Skues. Nursing, management and general papers may be sent to either Editor.  Please read the instructions to authors and use the checklist provided.

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