This guideline provides new and updated evidence-based recommendations for the prevention of surgical site infections.
This Viewpoint outlines issues that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients may face while receiving surgical care and provides basic guidelines on how to serve patients in a culturally competent manner.
This secondary analysis of the Excellence in Prehospital Injury Care Traumatic Brain Injury Study evaluates whether a statistically supportable threshold between systolic pressure and mortality exists in patients with traumatic brain injury.
This population-based cohort study uses National Trauma Data Bank data to examine the factors affecting transfer of trauma patients to facilities providing higher levels of care in accordance with the American College of Surgeons’ criteria.
This Viewpoint raises 3 concerns about the Veteran Affairs proposed rule for advanced practice registered nurses in the operating room.
This multicenter cohort analysis aims to validate previously identified prognostic factors in acute cholangitis, evaluate the effect of timing of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography on clinical outcomes, and compare recent experience with acute cholangitis vs a historical cohort.
This cohort study investigates whether a program that focuses on 8 major guideline-recommended risk-management therapies reduces cardiovascular and limb events in patients with peripheral arterial disease.
This cohort study determines whether the clinical indication for a coronary stent is associated with postoperative major adverse cardiac events in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
This Viewpoint discusses Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) 2.0 and how they can be used for to plan and design a quality improvement intervention.
This study examines whether hospital-level compliance with Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines for intracranial pressure monitoring and craniotomy is associated with risk-adjusted mortality rates in patients with severe traumatic brain injury.
This study determines the extent to which Brain Trauma Foundation guidelines are used for the management of patients with severe traumatic brain injury.
This population-based cohort study investigates whether nonadherence to Society for Vascular Surgery guidelines for postoperative imaging surveillance is associated with poor outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing endovascular aneurysm repair.
This cohort analysis compares the outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury before and after implementation of the Brain Injury Guidelines protocol.
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