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Reducing COVID-19–related surgical backlog using innovative models of service delivery

Reducing COVID-19–related surgical backlog using innovative models of service delivery

Study finds disparities in incidence, prognosis of perioperative stroke among pediatric heart transplant patients

Study finds disparities in incidence, prognosis of perioperative stroke among pediatric heart transplant patients

Women are seldom informed about contraceptive failure following common anesthetic use

Women are seldom informed about contraceptive failure following common anesthetic use

Study finds holocaust survivors may be at lower risk of developing post-operative delirium

Study finds holocaust survivors may be at lower risk of developing post-operative delirium

Aromatherapy can help control pain and reduce opioid consumption, preliminary study suggests

Aromatherapy can help control pain and reduce opioid consumption, preliminary study suggests

Research suggests some solutions to combat cancer surgery-induced climate change

Research suggests some solutions to combat cancer surgery-induced climate change

New cardiac defibrillator implanted under the skin greatly reduces patient complications

New cardiac defibrillator implanted under the skin greatly reduces patient complications

Impaired brain growth in the womb can predict worsened infant neurodevelopmental outcomes

Impaired brain growth in the womb can predict worsened infant neurodevelopmental outcomes

Aggressively warming patients during surgery offers no benefit, study says

Aggressively warming patients during surgery offers no benefit, study says

Study: More than two-thirds of the patients recover from knee replacement without opioids

Study: More than two-thirds of the patients recover from knee replacement without opioids

Investigators create specialized, tissue-like structures to model barrier tissues

Investigators create specialized, tissue-like structures to model barrier tissues

15 medical societies establish seven guiding principles for perioperative treatment of acute pain

15 medical societies establish seven guiding principles for perioperative treatment of acute pain

Updated guideline released for managing antirheumatic drugs in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement

Updated guideline released for managing antirheumatic drugs in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement

Remote monitoring of patients during COVID-19 pandemic results in unexpected patient safety benefit

Remote monitoring of patients during COVID-19 pandemic results in unexpected patient safety benefit

Patients undergoing neurosurgical operations with concomitant COVID-19 infection have higher rates of perioperative complications

Patients undergoing neurosurgical operations with concomitant COVID-19 infection have higher rates of perioperative complications

Reducing OR availability by 15% helps address hospital staff shortage caused by the pandemic

Reducing OR availability by 15% helps address hospital staff shortage caused by the pandemic

Increased troponin levels in the blood after surgery can be a sign of heart damage

Increased troponin levels in the blood after surgery can be a sign of heart damage

Study reveals complex interplay between diet, gut microbiota, and immune function

Study reveals complex interplay between diet, gut microbiota, and immune function

Tighter blood pressure management may lead to better spinal cord injury recovery

Tighter blood pressure management may lead to better spinal cord injury recovery

Enhanced recovery programs improve oncologic surgical care

Enhanced recovery programs improve oncologic surgical care