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2014-03-26 11:08:57

Too-restricted hours may work for some residents, but not for surgical residents Strictly limiting the number of hours surgical residents can work has not improved patient outcomes but may have increased complications for some patients and led to higher failure rates on certification exams, a research paper concludes. Traditionally, doctors in the residency phase of their training spent very long hours in a hospital –often around-the-clock--so they could see a wide variety and high...

2014-01-17 20:20:07

Speakers Share Lessons Learned from the Asiana Airlines Accident Response CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgeons from Bay Area hospitals that treated the victims of the July 2013 Asiana Airlines accident came together to share the successes and challenges in trauma and emergency care delivery in the days and weeks after the mass casualty response. Presenters offered new solutions to improve the quality of patient care and strengthen emergency medical response through...

2014-01-03 15:23:46

Canadian surgeons collaborate with South African hospital to successfully develop an iPad app for capturing trauma patient data in a low medical resource environment according to new Journal of American College of Surgeons study Electronic health records (EHRs) have become standard practice throughout hospitals in North America, but in countries with fewer resources many front-line clinicians are still collecting data on paper, if they are collecting it at all. But now, surgeons from...

2013-10-19 23:01:48

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “MediPoint: Trauma Fixation – Global Analysis and Market Forecasts” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Traumatic injury patients that come into the Emergency Room (ER) experience orthopedic injury in the form of fractures 60% to 65% of the time, based on conversations with key opinion leaders. Of this population, 45%–50% are operable and require fracture repair techniques in the form of external or internal fixation. As...

2013-09-10 14:30:33

One-third of patients who don’t need trauma centers are sent there anyway During a three-year period in seven metropolitan areas in the western United States, the emergency medical services system sent more than 85,000 injured patients to major trauma hospitals who didn't need to go there — costing the health care system more than $130 million per year, according to an Oregon Health & Science University study published today in the journal Health Affairs. The study gathered data...

2013-09-06 12:24:08

Only certified trauma center in the Baton Rouge region BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Our Lady of the Lake Trauma Center has earned official designation from the American College of Surgeons and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals as a Level II Trauma Center. This verification makes the Lake's trauma center the only such center in the greater Baton Rouge region. "Having a trauma center in Baton Rouge will mean patients with severe...

2013-02-27 23:01:49

Due to a recent nationwide shortage in trauma care, Santa Rosa Orthopaedics´ (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) surgeons Frederick Bennett, MD, and Nathan Ehmer, DO, now serve as the on-call traumatologists for two out of every three shifts at the only level II trauma center between San Francisco and Oregon, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (SRMH). Drs. Bennett and Ehmer explain the invaluable medical service that trauma centers bring to their surrounding communities, and they provide physician...

2013-02-08 23:02:38

Mobile and Web-Based Solution Helps Ensure Individuals Receive the Right Care at the Right Place at the Right Time Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 3Pillar Global, a product development partner creating software that accelerates business value, today announced the delivery and pilot deployment of a trauma patient care solution for the West Virginia Rural Emergency Trauma Institute (RETI). 3Pillar developed a solution to support RETI´s mission of improving West Virginia´s...

2012-05-05 18:20:22

Annual gala also recognizes Shock Trauma Center's history of providing trauma care and training to the U.S. Military BALTIMORE, May 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State and federal dignitaries, civic leaders, and representatives of the State of Maryland's one-of-a-kind Emergency Medical Services System gathered this evening to celebrate the safety net that all Marylanders hope they never need. Once a year this special family - police, fire, emergency medical personnel,...

2012-04-01 23:01:55

Orthopaedic and Spine Institute (OSI) Medical Centers, a Medical Services Organization, announced that its HealthCrave Medical Center has added Dr. Bowser, who will treat vascular disorders and aesthetic procedures at its San Antonio medical facility. This change signals an improved patient medical solution for disease, injuries and disorders within the same medical organization. This in-house referral practice allows physicians and providers under the same patient medical information system...


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General Surgery
2013-04-30 10:15:33

General surgery is a specialty that concentrates on the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and the thyroid gland. This specialty also deals with skin, breast, soft tissue and hernia related diseases. General Surgeons have the opportunity to subspecialize in one or more of the following: Trauma Surgery: Trauma surgery is the specialty that performs invasive procedures for physical injuries in an emergency. This subspecialty holds the...

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