Optimizing perioperative cardiac risk assessment and management for noncardiac surgery
What is the sum of evidence supporting perioperative cardiac risk assessment and risk reduction?
In and out surgeries become the norm during pandemic
The number of same-day discharges has grown for various surgeries but it’s not always the right or the preferred choice, experts say.
Medical comanagement did not improve hip fracture outcomes
Does medical comanagement improve perioperative outcomes in patients admitted with hip fracture?
‘Lopioid protocol’ – low-dose opioids – proposed for fracture surgery
“Managing narcotics postoperatively can be challenging due to the fact that many people come into these fractures with a history of narcotic use...
Study calls higher surgery costs at NCI centers into question
When is the higher cost of cancer surgery at NCI centers worth it?
Limited evidence for interventions to reduce post-op pulmonary complications
Do perioperative interventions reduce postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery?
Major musculoskeletal surgery in children with medically complex conditions
The guide meticulously details the steps required to successfully prepare for an operation and post-operative recovery.
Aspirin efficacious and safe for VTE prophylaxis in total hip and knee replacement
Is aspirin effective and safe for VTE prophylaxis in patients undergoing total hip and knee replacement?
Simple risk assessment predicts post-PCI ischemic events
Determining if PCI patients have just one or more guideline-based risk features predicts their odds of ischemic events, and can be used to tailor...
Postop palliative care may improve outcomes for those undergoing high-risk surgery
Does palliative care consultation improve perception of care for high-risk surgery patients?