This column provides information that should clear up the uncertainty about how to correctly code laparoscopic colectomy procedures.
This month’s column describes the career pathway that led a general surgeon from the New York State Tri-City Area to rural Oregon.
The study design of the OPRA Trial, which includes a watch-and-wait cohort for locally advanced rectal cancer, is summarized.
Mary Edwards Walker, MD—the first woman military and trauma surgeon and the only woman to ever receive the Medal of Honor—is the focus of this month’s column.
More in this category
- Pediatric hospital uses postoperative care bundle to reduce SSIs in cardiac patients
- Fall from grace: Balcony-related trauma
- Looking forward – June 2019
- Chicago Committee on Trauma responds to intimate partner shootings
- Opportunities at Clinical Congress 2019 to increase surgeon participation in clinical research
- Joint Commission focuses on strategies to detect, prevent drug diversion
- Bullet to the bean: Renal gunshot wounds
- Unlock savings on products and services through the ACS
- Looking forward – May 2019
- Implementation of a pediatric trauma cervical spine clearance pathway
- Defining the optimal treatment of locally advanced gastric cancer
- John Gabbert Bowman, first Executive Director of the ACS
- Study aims to improve handoff process to stem incidence of workplace violence
- Back stabbers and the renal wounds they inflict
- Looking forward – April 2019