This Viewpoint discusses the need for changing the informed consent process to include physicians’ disclosures of industry relationships as a means to increase transparency and facilitate informed joint decision making.
This observational study and intervention develop a prototype of a tool to improve the preoperative decision-making process and manage postoperative expectations among older adults undergoing high-risk surgery.
This report describes the Delphi process used by the Patient-Reported Outcomes in Surgery Conference to develop a consensus-based research agenda focusing on patient-reported outcomes.
This cohort study uses American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data to investigate the association between loss of independence among older adult patients after surgical procedures and readmission and death after discharge.
This Viewpoint assesses the current status of postdischarge data collection in US trauma registries.
This Viewpoint reports on the concept of the Perioperative Surgical Home.
This Viewpoint discusses failure to rescue as a surgical quality metric.
A telehealth intervention is described in patients following liver transplantation.
This retrospective cohort study examines the risk of discharge to a postacute care setting as a patient-centered outcome for the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Surgical Risk Calculator.
This prospective study from the Washington State Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program describes the thromboembolic complications and contemporary venous thromboembolism prophylaxis patterns in 16 115 consecutive patients undergoing colorectal surgery.
Tisherman et al discuss how intensivists from all specialties can provide optimal care for the critically ill surgical patient, particularly with continuing involvement by the surgeon of record. Recommendations are made for maintaining the intensivist model within acute care surgery practice. See the Invited Critique by Luchette.