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David B. Hoyt, MD, FACS

Looking forward – May 2019(0)

May 1, 2019

This month’s column outlines findings from a recent ACS member survey and describes College initiatives to address marketplace challenges, particularly those in private practice.

Figure 2. Impact of c-spine clearance pathway: 6 months

Implementation of a pediatric trauma cervical spine clearance pathway

The efficacy of a pediatric cervical spine clearance pathway developed by Beaumont Children’s Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, is described.


Defining the optimal treatment of locally advanced gastric cancer

Clinical trial data are examined to help develop a consensus approach for locally advanced gastric cancer.

John Gabbert Bowman - Photo from the Archives of the American College of Surgeons

John Gabbert Bowman, first Executive Director of the ACS

Dr. Bowman
Archives of the American College of Surgeons

The Joint Commission

Study aims to improve handoff process to stem incidence of workplace violence

Strategies for curbing aggressive patient behavior in the workplace are examined.

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