Tranexamic acid minimized perioperative bleeding in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery
August 1, 2022
Dr. Menon Clinical question: Does tranexamic acid reduce the incidence of life-threatening perioperative bleeding in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery without increasing the risk of major...
Optimizing perioperative cardiac risk assessment and management for noncardiac surgery
November 30, 2021
What is the sum of evidence supporting perioperative cardiac risk assessment and risk reduction?
Undertriaging linked to worse outcomes in postop patients
November 19, 2021
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Earlier discharge after surgery may come at the expense of post-discharge complications
October 29, 2021
“Our ultimate takeaway message is that there is a black hole that needs to be addressed between the time a patient gets discharged from the hospital to their first post-operative visit.”
Medical comanagement did not improve hip fracture outcomes
October 14, 2021
Does medical comanagement improve perioperative outcomes in patients admitted with hip fracture?
Post-op remote monitoring may help catch drug errors, ease pain
October 5, 2021
"Virtual care with RAM technologies that measured heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, oxygen saturation, and body weight allowed for a large absolute difference in identifying the drug errors."
‘Lopioid protocol’ – low-dose opioids – proposed for fracture surgery
September 3, 2021
“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
September 1, 2021
When is the higher cost of cancer surgery at NCI centers worth it?
Limited evidence for interventions to reduce post-op pulmonary complications
September 1, 2021
Do perioperative interventions reduce postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery?
New tool predicts pain relief after gallbladder surgery
August 25, 2021
“Until now, we did not know which patient with which symptoms would benefit most from this operation.”