Latest American College of Surgeons Stories

2011-01-26 14:06:16

A first of its kind surgical quality improvement program for children has the potential to identify outcomes of children's surgical care that can be targeted for quality improvement efforts to prevent complications and save lives.

2011-01-06 17:16:47

According to a report published in the December issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, surgery residents improved their knowledge of health care business concepts and principles with the use of a Web-based curriculum.

2010-12-15 15:24:03

Delaying elective surgical procedures after a patient has been admitted to the hospital significantly increases the risk of infectious complications and raises hospital costs.

2010-12-08 00:00:44

As a Fellow of the ACS, Dr. McCracken meets stringent requirements for professional proficiency and ethics. Lafayette, CO (PRWEB) December 7, 2010 Dr.

2010-11-30 21:20:34

Surgeons married to physicians face more challenges in balancing their personal and professional lives than do surgeons whose partners work in a non-physician field or stay at home.

2010-11-18 17:29:47

Patients undergoing plastic or reconstructive surgery should receive a risk assessment before their procedure to predict whether they'll develop potentially fatal blood clots in the legs or lungs.

2010-11-01 21:34:17

Journal of the American College of Surgeons Article Reviews Grant Program’s Success in Addressing Lack of Minority Surgeons in the Academic Field.

2010-10-28 00:00:44

Dr. Terive Duperier Receives FACS Designation; BMI of Texas Providing Only Accredited Bariatric Fellowship in South Texas BMI of Texas announces that co-founder and bariatric surgeon Dr.Terive Duperier has received the FACS designation.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.