This study attempts to characterize the true preventability of venous thromboembolism (VTE) by identifying the proportion of patients with VTE who had received “defect-free care.”
This Viewpoint discusses the American Board of Internal Medicine’s recent changes to the Maintenance of Certification Program and plans for program revision.
This survey study assesses how often surgeons disclosed adverse events, what they revealed, and how they expressed the disclosure.
This cohort study determines if inferior vena cava filter insertion in trauma patients affects overall mortality.
This study of original peer-reviewed articles in major surgery journals characterizes equality of sex representation of participants in human surgical clinical research.
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 study compares the availability of trauma care resources in Ghana in 2004 vs 2014.
This randomized clinical trial shows that education and provision of incentive spirometry for unmonitored patient use does not result in statistically significant improvement in pulmonary dynamics following laparotomy.
This population-based study evaluates insurance coverage and rehabilitation use among young adult trauma patients since implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as well as the Dependent Coverage Provision and Medicaid expansion/open enrollment.
This Special Communication describes evidence-based guidelines to enhance the appropriate, safe, and effective practice of parathyroidectomy.
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.