This study reports that participants found interprofessional simulations to be realistic and a valuable educational tool in learning nontechnical skills for emergency situations. Farmer provides a related invited commentary.
This decision analytic study models different techniques for reducing the cost of complex surgery performed at safety-net hospitals.
This case series discusses the inpatient resources, including imaging, nursing overtime, and blood bank needs, that were used to treat 63 individuals injured in the Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash.
This study describes the broad spectrum of nonvascular surgery cases that require intraoperative vascular surgery assistance.
This Special Communication summarizes the National Institutes of Health and American College of Surgeons Summit on Surgical Disparities Research to develop a national surgical disparities research agenda and funding priorities.
This multicenter cohort study of a trauma system in Canada reports the development of a quality indicator for in-hospital complications that can be used to evaluate the quality of acute injury care.
Eid and coauthors investigate the safety and effectiveness of endoscopic gastric plication with the StomaphyX device in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients.
This study investigates the effect of uneven MitraClip application on the anterior and posterior leaflets of the mitral valve to eliminate mitral regurgitation during mitral valve repair.
This Viewpoint highlights various initiatives for improving nontechnical surgical culture and also several studies on the association between improved surgical culture and its effects on quality of patient care.
This Viewpoint discusses the differences between 3-dimensional robotic surgery and conventional 2-dimensional laparoscopic surgery.
This article discusses a hands-on training program that allows surgeons in practice to scrub alongside an expert, providing 1-on-1 exposure to new techniques and surgical skills.
This study systematically reviews the quality of evidence collected on confidence levels in graduating general surgery residents and to critically analyze the language used to describe the findings using quantitative methods.
This population-based survey assesses the performance of bellwether procedures as a proxy for performing essential surgery, maps population-level spatial access to essential surgery, and identifies first-level referral hospitals that would most improve access to essential surgery if strengthened in Ghana.