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In-hospital opioid prescribing may increase post-discharge opioid use, shows study

In-hospital opioid prescribing may increase post-discharge opioid use, shows study

Safety program successfully reduces SSIs in patients undergoing colorectal operations

Safety program successfully reduces SSIs in patients undergoing colorectal operations

Scientists reveal active role of IgG antibodies in severity of anaphylaxis

Scientists reveal active role of IgG antibodies in severity of anaphylaxis

UCLA researchers identify receptor that plays key role in repairing damage caused by heart conditions

UCLA researchers identify receptor that plays key role in repairing damage caused by heart conditions

Cancer scientists confirm oligometastasis hypothesis

Cancer scientists confirm oligometastasis hypothesis

Mayo Clinic study provides valuable information about impact of pediatric anesthesia

Mayo Clinic study provides valuable information about impact of pediatric anesthesia

Perioperative beta blockers could increase deaths and strokes one year after surgery

Perioperative beta blockers could increase deaths and strokes one year after surgery

Six tips for seniors to help limit confusion after surgery

Six tips for seniors to help limit confusion after surgery

Blood-thinning drug mitigates risk of complications, death after non-cardiac surgery

Blood-thinning drug mitigates risk of complications, death after non-cardiac surgery

UAB researchers find link between older stored blood transfusions and subsequent bacterial pneumonia

UAB researchers find link between older stored blood transfusions and subsequent bacterial pneumonia

Research finds correlation between perioperative air travel and high risk of venous thromboembolism

Research finds correlation between perioperative air travel and high risk of venous thromboembolism

Study finds brain network weakening in many older adults after knee replacement surgery

Study finds brain network weakening in many older adults after knee replacement surgery

Research highlights benefits from enhanced recovery after surgery program

Research highlights benefits from enhanced recovery after surgery program

A push to get older adults in better shape for surgery

A push to get older adults in better shape for surgery

New clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for use of anticoagulants during heart surgery

New clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for use of anticoagulants during heart surgery

New program improves outcomes for older people undergoing elective surgery

New program improves outcomes for older people undergoing elective surgery

Outpatient total knee replacement surgery linked to higher rates of complications

Outpatient total knee replacement surgery linked to higher rates of complications

Clearance of cancer cell debris via pro-resolving mediators can prevent tumor recurrence

Clearance of cancer cell debris via pro-resolving mediators can prevent tumor recurrence

New tool can offer accurate estimates of cardiac risks for older surgery patients

New tool can offer accurate estimates of cardiac risks for older surgery patients

Many patients with knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage chronic pain

Many patients with knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage chronic pain