This systematic review summarizes the literature on surgeon quality of life and burnout by surgical specialty.
This analysis assesses the reported prevalence of domestic violence among trauma patients.
This survey study reports on surgery residents’ study habits and reading practices, as well as factors associated with performance on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination.
Brown and colleagues determine whether child rearing increases the risk of attrition from general surgery residency.
Functional impairment is persistent in the year following injury for older trauma patients. Tillou and colleagues aimed to measure the impact of routine geriatric consultation on functional outcomes in older trauma patients. Michael E. Zenilman, MD, provided an invited commentary.
Deveney and colleagues aimed to determine whether fourth-year residents at a hospital in a rural setting were more likely to enter general surgery practice than a specialty. Diana Farmer, MD, FRCS, provides an invited commentary.
Epstein et al examine the impact of standard vs minimally invasive surgery on health care plan spending and workplace absenteeism for 6 types of surgery: coronary revascularization, uterine fibroid resection, prostatectomy, peripheral revascularization, carotid revascularization, and aortic aneurysm repair. In an invited critique, Dimick and Ryan provide commentary.