Looking forward – May 2015(Comments Off)
In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt highlights A History of Surgery at Cook County Hospital, a new book edited by ACS fellows that describes the hospital’s impact on surgical care and its ties with the College.
The author of this month’s column shares his 10 principles for the provision of care—words of wisdom culled from nearly 50 years as a surgeon.
A clinical trial is exploring whether limited resection should replace lobectomy as the gold standard for treatment of early-stage lung cancer.
The goals of the Preventing Surgical Fires initiative are summarized in this month’s column.
This month’s column examines the occurrence of pediatric scald injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.
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- Looking forward – April 2015
- Expired and expiring ACA provisions
- Responding to the need for rural general surgery training sites: A how-to
- Progress in the PROSPECT trial: Precision treatment for rectal cancer?
- Eisenberg Award presented to ACS NSQIP for quality improvement efforts
- Where’s the fire?
- Looking forward – March 2015
- The ACS motto: What does it really mean?
- Managing medication in ambulatory surgery centers
- Affordable trauma care?
- Looking forward – February 2015
- The benefits of attending a 2015 ACS Surgical Coding Workshop
- ACS develops ICD-9 to ICD-10 crosswalk to assist in billing
- Hospitals continue to improve on surgical care accountability measures
- 2014 Pediatric Report: How severe is it?