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.
The Editors-in-Chief are Beverly K. Philip from the USA and Douglas McWhinnie from the UK. Beverly is an Anesthesiologist at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston and Douglas is a Surgeon from Milton Keynes Foundation Trust in Milton Keynes. Beverly and Douglas have extensive experience both nationally and internationally in Ambulatory Surgery and will try and help authors if contacted.