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A simple, 10-minute "frailty" test administered to older patients before they undergo surgery can predict with great certainty their risk for complications, how long they will stay in the hospital and â€” most strikingly â€” whether they are likely to end up in a nursing home afterward.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association explores successful patient management.
VALLEJO, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Solano Cancer Center has earned a three-year accreditation with six commendations from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons (ACOS).
University of Maryland survey asked about physical symptoms, discomfort among surgeons.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons study shows patients can benefit from choosing high-volume hospitals for cardiovascular procedures even if facilities do not have high ratings.
Following a rule expanding coverage of weight-loss surgery under Medicare, bariatric procedures in the Medicare population were centralized to a smaller number of certified centers, were more likely to be minimally invasive and were associated with improved outcomes.
Multidisciplinary care, patient decision aids rarely offered.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons study provides domestic model for low-cost, high-quality surgical care.
Study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds better than predicted outcomes for patients who undergo pancreatic necrosectomy.
ROCHESTER, Minn., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major medical errors self-reported by American surgeons are strongly related to both burnout and depression. Those findings appear today in the online edition of Annals of Surgery.
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