ATLS at 40: Distinguished past, bright future(Comments Off on ATLS at 40: Distinguished past, bright future)
The evolution of early editions of the ATLS course are described, including significant changes introduced in the eighth edition and the expanded content provided in the 10th edition of the course.
ATLS program origins are summarized, including the College’s role in developing the course, and an update on the early developers of the course is provided.
This article outlines the global evolution of the ATLS course and provides the perspective of the first chief serving the Middle East and North Africa.
The development of the Management of the Complex Older Surgical Patient: Geriatric and Palliative Care course is described as are best practices for geriatric surgical care.
Factors determining MIPS applicability are examined as are 2018 reporting options for the Quality Payment Program.
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