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?
MDs doing wrong-site surgery: Why is it still happening?
“When they make a wrong-site error, usually the first thing they say is, ‘I never thought this would happen to me.’ ”
‘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?
U.S. kidney transplants grow in number and success
Data from 1996 to 2019 show more U.S. kidney transplants recently than ever before, and steady improvements in graft and patient survival.
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.
Accelerated surgery for hip fracture did not lower risk of mortality or major complications
In patients with hip fracture, does surgery within 6 hours of diagnosis improve outcomes versus standard care?