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2013-08-06 12:57:53

A group of pediatric surgeons at hospitals around the country have designed a system to collect and analyze data on surgical outcomes in children – the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) is the first national database able to reliably compare outcomes among different hospitals where children’s surgery is performed.

2013-05-15 23:01:04

The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) announced today the election of Gerald M. Fried M.D. as its new president. Dr. Fried is currently the Edward W.

Operating Room Noise Could Hamper Surgical Team Communications
2013-05-11 08:50:09

Having noisy surgical equipment, background music or even chatty co-workers in the operating room could impair a surgical team’s ability to communicate.

2013-04-14 23:01:53

Aesthetic Society Elects Top Officers at 2013 Annual Meeting in New York City New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Nashville plastic surgeon Jack Fisher


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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