Latest trauma surgery Stories

2014-06-30 16:27:04

CHICAGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 27, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) hosted the ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forum Iowa, featuring a panel of health care leaders who shared insights into the unique health care issues that rural areas face today, including workforce shortages, quality education and training for the next generation of rural surgeons, and access to trauma care. Speakers at the forum highlighted how the trauma system has evolved...

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...

2013-02-27 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...

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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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