This cohort study examines whether metabolomics can distinguish healthy volunteers from trauma patients and quantify changes in catabolic metabolites over time after traumatic injury.
This cohort study compares the level of antisepsis achieved with varying numbers and time until rinsing for preadmission showers using chlorhexidine gluconate, 4%.
This systematic review of wrong-site surgery, retained surgical items, and surgical fires finds that empirical evidence for interventions is limited and inconclusive, and root-cause analysis identifies the need for improved communication in the operating room.
This pre-post analysis of patients who received visceral angiography for acute lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage showed that preceding visceral angiography with computed tomographic angiography improves localization of the hemorrhage site. See also the Invited Commentary by Lightner and Russell.
The authors of this retrospective cohort study and modified Delphi procedure developed a list of procedure codes to identify high-risk surgical procedures in claims data.
This cohort study compares clinical outcomes of patients with intermittent claudication and peripheral arterial disease treated with revascularization vs medical treatment.
This study of medical records in a prospectively maintained database identifies factors associated with survival in patients with periampullary adenocarcinomas and compares survival between those having intestinal-type or pancreaticobiliary-type cancers originating from the duodenum, ampulla, or distal common bile duct with those having pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.