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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – March 2018(Comments Off on Looking forward – March 2018)

March 1, 2018

Dr. Hoyt outlines how the ATLS course has become a foundation of care for the injured patient by providing physicians around the world with a common language and a common approach to trauma care.

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Test your CPT coding knowledge for penetrating trauma

This column describes several penetrating trauma clinical scenarios to test the reader’s CPT coding knowledge.

NSQIP Case Studies

Improving high-value care of ileocolic intussusception in a pediatric ED

This column describes an ileocolic intussusception quality improvement program launched at Seattle Children’s Hospital, WA.

surgeons in caps in the OR

Retired surgeons as peer teachers in resident medical education: An underused resource

A viable solution to the surgical workforce shortage could include retired surgeons who often seek out post-retirement teaching opportunities.


Improving surgical care and outcomes through the OPTI-Surg toolkit

The OPTI-Surg study evaluates an efficient screening and optimization tool for improving outcomes after major cancer surgery.

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