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Are female surgeons less likely to kill you?

The statement appears to accurately mirror the research paper. To me it looks about as well done as such a study could be done with the data available. Though beware of popsci news articles which ...
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Do surgeons refuse to operate "to keep their own statistics clean"?

Risk aversion in surgeons is widely believed to be true but the evidence suggests it isn't universal The potential for surgeons to behave in risk averse ways occurs when surgeon level outcome data is ...
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