Looking forward – June 2017(Comments Off on Looking forward – June 2017)
Dr. Hoyt describes strategies to fill gaps in trauma care discussed at the Achieving Zero Preventable Deaths conference held at the National of Institutes of Health earlier this year.
The mission of the Dissemination and Implementation Committee—to provide surgeons with practice-changing results of the Alliance and other national clinical trial groups—is summarized.
This month’s column highlights both personal and professional development resources available to members of the College.
Errors related to misuse of time-outs and checklists as determined by The Joint Commission are highlighted as is the theme of this year’s National Time Out Day.
This month’s column examines the occurrence of injured motor vehicle drivers with obstructive sleep apnea in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.
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