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The COT's consensus-based approach to firearm injury: An introduction

The COT’s consensus-based approach to firearm injury: An introduction

October 4, 2017 • Features

Describes the ACS COT multilayered approach to reducing firearm-related injury and summarizes the epidemiology of these injuries, including associated costs for U.S. patients.


David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – October 2017

Dr. Hoyt’s column provides an overview of the Metabolic Surgery Symposium, August 9–10 in Chicago, IL, which featured sessions on how surgeons’ understanding of morbid obesity and its treatment have evolved.

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Quality & Safety Conference - Dr. Ko on stage

Inaugural ACS Quality and Safety Conference: Achieving quality across the continuum of care

This article summarizes the inaugural ACS Quality and Safety Conference, July 21−24 in New York, NY, which focused on a range of topics, including updates on the ACS NSQIP Adult and Pediatric programs, the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, and the Surgeon Specific Registry.

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