Tag Archive for ‘JACS’

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Novel test method for the evaluation of fluid leakage at the glove-gown interface and investigation of test parameters

Researchers report on an innovative method to evaluate fluid leakage and assess performance improvements with new gowns and gloves.

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Postmortem evaluation of potentially survivable hemorrhagic death in a civilian population

A study reported in an upcoming issue of JACS found that over a 14-year study interval, 124 Maryland decedents—an average of nine per year—might have been saved with prompt placement of a tourniquet.

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Surgical comanagement by hospitalists in colorectal surgery

A study in an upcoming issue of JACS found that surgical comanagement intervention was associated with a decrease in transfers to intensive care unit after rapid response team call, length of stay, medical consultants, and the cost of care.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Creating individual surgeon performance assessments in a statewide hospital surgical quality improvement collaborative

A study in an upcoming issue of JACS suggests that low surgeon-specific case volumes and minimal variance between surgeons may limit the utility of ACS NSQIP outcomes measures for individual profiling.

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Clinically competent and fiscally at risk: Impact of debt and financial parameters on the surgical resident

A study in an upcoming issue of JACS examines the effect of financial stability on surgical residents.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Evaluating the effect of margin consensus guideline publication on operative patterns and financial impact of breast cancer surgery

A study in an upcoming issue of JACS finds that surgical and financial outcomes are improved with implementation of the consensus guideline on margins for breast conservation surgery.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Post-discharge opioid prescribing and use after common surgical procedures

A study in an upcoming issue of JACS examines the variability in opioid prescribing and use after surgery.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Empowering postsurgical patients to improve opioid disposal: A before-and-after quality improvement study

A study published in an upcoming issue of JACS found that dissemination of an educational brochure improved disposal of unused opioids after surgery.

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Critical underreporting of hernia mesh properties and development of a novel package label

A study published in an upcoming issue of JACS addresses underreporting of mesh properties and describes new standardized label development.

Coming next month in JACS and online now: Burnout and stress among U.S. surgery residents: Psychological distress and resilience

A study published in an upcoming issue of JACS describes burnout and distress symptoms that are experienced in general surgery training.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Responding to crisis: Surgeons as leaders in disaster response

Susan Briggs, MD, FACS, discusses how disaster relief efforts have evolved over the last several decades.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Examining ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator accuracy for emergent and elective colorectal operations

A new JACS study examines the accuracy the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator accuracy for emergent and elective colorectal operations.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Combination of oral antibiotics and mechanical bowel preparation reduces surgical site infection in colorectal surgery

A new JACS study found that the combination of oral antibiotics with a mechanical bowel preparation was the strongest predictor of decreased surgical site infection.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Oncologic safety of nipple-sparing mastectomy in women with breast cancer

A new JACS study found that rates of locoregional and distant recurrence are acceptably low after nipple-sparing mastectomy in breast cancer patients.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Twenty-year experience with aorto-enteric fistula repair: Gastrointestinal complications predict mortality

This news brief highlights a JACS article indicating that approximately half of aorto-enteric fistula repair patients die within 60 days during a 20-year period.

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Coming next month in JACS and online now: Personal and professional well-being of surgical residents in New England

This news brief highlights a JACS article that examines the well-being of surgical residents in New England.

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Coming next month in JACS, and online now: Public perceptions of overlapping surgery

This news brief highlights a JACS article that examines public perceptions of overlapping surgery.

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Coming next month in JACS, and online now: Distal cholangiocarcinoma and pancreas cancer

This news brief highlights a JACS article that examines the results of a distal cholangiocarcinoma and pancreatic cancer multi-institution study.

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Coming next month in JACS, and online now: Quality measures and accreditation of breast centers

This news brief highlights a JACS article which examines how the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers has affected compliance with the post-mastectomy radiation quality measure.

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Coming next month in JACS, and online now: Latest results from the “FIRST” Trial

This news brief highlights a JACS article covering the latest results from the FIRST Trial.

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