Interdisciplinary perioperative care associated with fewer complications, rehospitalizations for seniors.
Several factors were predictive of mortality risk in hospitalized patients with multidrug resistant Gram-negative infections.
A long-term follow-up study of bariatric surgery patients revealed complication risks.
ORLANDO – Trauma patients with rib fracture should be tested for deteriorating forced vital capacity during their hospital stay.
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Dabigatran protected against thromboembolic events with less bleeding regardless of stent type, type of concomitant treatment,...
William Ford, MD, SFHM
Nonoperative treatment may be a reasonable alternative to standard surgical management for acute uncomplicated appendicitis in children.
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Perioperative aspirin is more likely to help than harm PCI patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
Antiplatelet therapy can be continued through surgery without increased risk of reintervention for bleeding
Does continuing antiplatelet therapy through noncardiac surgery increase the risk of postoperative blood transfusion or surgical reintervention...
SAN DIEGO – A panel at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress weighed in on the value of a variety or measures available to control...
NEW ORLEANS – It is possible to give opioid addiction patients opioids for post-op surgical pain without increasing the risk of relapse.