Tag Archive for ‘JACS’

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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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Coming in January in JACS, and online now: American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society: Surgical Site Infection Guidelines, 2016 Update

This news brief highlights a JACS article on updated surgical site infection guidelines.

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Coming in December in JACS, and online now

This news brief highlights a JACS article on the ACS NSQIP® targeted hepatectomy database, which researchers used to analyze operative site drainage after elective hepatectomy.

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Coming in November in JACS, and online now: Development and Evaluation of the American College of Surgeons NSQIP Pediatric Surgical Risk Calculator

This news brief highlights a JACS article on the development and evaluation of the ACS NSQIP Pediatric Surgical Risk Calculator.

Coming in October in JACS, and online now

This news brief highlights a JACS article on the topic of solid organ transplant outcomes and insurance type.

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Coming in September in JACS, and online now: National survey of burnout among U.S. general surgery residents

An analysis of the first national survey evaluating burnout among general surgery residents is featured in the September issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

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JACS CME and the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator

Two ACS resources are highlighted in this month’s column—JACS and the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator.

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ACS-Military Health System Partnership focuses on surgeon readiness and sustaining trauma systems

The recent activities of the Military Health System Strategic Partnership American College of Surgeons are summarized as the collaborative effort enters its second year.

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Coming in July in JACS, and online now: Surgical training in the United States: Is it time for a paradigm shift?

This news brief highlights a new study published in JACS on the topic of gender-based disparities in promotion criteria.

JACS receives highest impact factor to date

The Journal of the American College of Surgeons received its highest Thomson Reuters impact factor to date for 2014.

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