This Viewpoint proposes the term peacetime effect to describe the erosion of skills needed by military surgeons during periods of relative peace and discusses partnerships for maintaining the edge in casualty care that may also benefit civilian trauma patients.
This Viewpoint discusses how expanded Medicare coverage has affected the rate of uninsured individuals, timing of presentation, and access to care among surgical patients.
This Viewpoint highlights 2 ways, based on insights from industries outside health care, to increase participation in and benefits of surgical bundles.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effectiveness and safety of tranexamic acid administered before hospitalization compared with placebo in injured patients at risk for hemorrhage.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates whether robotic approach to ventral hernia repair with intraperitoneal mesh would result in less postoperative pain.
This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy and safety of the anterior approach and conventional hepatectomy in patients undergoing resection for colorectal liver metastasis.
This qualitative study identifies surgeon-derived recommendations for implementation of surgical coaching programs from participants’ exit interviews and ratings of their coaching interactions.
This matched case-control study of a national Canadian cohort uses tax data to evaluate the association of severe traumatic injury with subsequent employment and earnings in survivors of trauma vs control participants without injuries.
This survey study assesses the presence of gender disparity in award winners in general surgery residency programs.
This cross-sectional study determines the association of frailty with morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing emergency general surgery based on the level of procedural risk.
This cohort study estimates the extent to which patient activation is associated with 30-day postdischarge unplanned health care visits (a composite including emergency department visits, outpatient clinic visits, and/or hospital readmission) after major thoracic or abdominal surgery.
This cohort study examines the association between frailty and mortality in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
This systematic review summarizes a literature review and consensus process among a multidisciplinary team of health care experts and leaders to generate evidence-based opioid prescribing guidelines for children who require surgery.
This Surgical Innovation describes the use of transanal minimally invasive surgery, which can locally excise premalignant and select malignant lesions of the rectum with curative intent.
This article summarizes the newest version of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Left-Sided Colonic Diverticulitis, which was released in June 2020.
This cohort study reviews trends in all needlestick and other sharps injuries among resident physicians and other staff at a single health care center over 20 years.
This observational study assesses the association of a new trauma center with transport times for trauma patients as a measure of prompt access to care and specifically examines changes in racial, ethnic, and income disparities in transport times.
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