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Latest National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Stories

2014-05-22 12:28:21

Surgical site infections (SSIs) acquired by patients in Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals are associated with costs nearly twice as high compared to patients who do not have this complication.

2013-09-17 23:17:35

American College of Surgeons calls surgical patient care outcomes at St.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.