Looking forward – May 2018(Comments Off on Looking forward – May 2018)
Dr. Hoyt describes watershed moments that have supported universal access to quality surgical care and introduces this issue of the Bulletin, which will be disseminated at the WHA 71.
Provides an update on the Medicare inpatient-only list—which refers to procedures identified by CMS as typically provided in the inpatient setting and therefore not paid under OPPS—is provided.
Texas Children’s Hospital introduces standardized protocol to reduce pediatric baclofen pump infections
The Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, sought to address a comparatively high rate of implant-related infections by implementing a quality improvement plan following an analysis of pre- and post-protocol implementation outcomes of infection and complication rates.
Clinical trial findings in the IDEA collaboration are summarized to determine possible duration of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with stage III colon cancer.
The early growth of plastic and reconstructive surgery, and the influence of World War I military tactics on the development of the specialty, are discussed.
More in this category
- Stemming the tide of violence
- A slice in time: Lower extremity compartment syndrome
- Looking forward – April 2018
- Shortage of rural surgeons: How bad is it?
- Adjuvant therapies for biliary tract cancers
- Stop the Bleed program more important now than ever
- Surgeons as second victims: Clinicians may experience trauma after adverse events
- Using data to plan cancer prevention and screening activities
- The big bad wolf: COPD and trauma
- Looking forward – March 2018
- Test your CPT coding knowledge for penetrating trauma
- Improving high-value care of ileocolic intussusception in a pediatric ED
- Retired surgeons as peer teachers in resident medical education: An underused resource
- Improving surgical care and outcomes through the OPTI-Surg toolkit
- Guy de Chauliac and “What the Surgeon Ought to Be”