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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.
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This review describes new technologies and treatment options that will continue to advance the treatment of rectal cancer by a multidisciplinary team. http://ja.ma/1EO1wsR
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This nationwide cohort study defines stage-specific treatments and prognosis of colon cancer diagnosed in young adults (ages 18-49 years) vs older adults (ages 65-75 years). http://ja.ma/1CM7DP7
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In the Original Investigation titled “Increasing Disparities in the Age-Related Incidences of Colon and Rectal Cancers in the United States, 1975-2010” published in the January issue of JAMA Surgery (2015;150[1]:17-22), an incorrect academic degree was listed in the author byline. Scott B....
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Most read: A preoperative decontamination protocol decreases SSI in orthopedic surgery http://ja.ma/1AVuEcY
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Thank you for being part of the JAMA Surgery community. http://ja.ma/1AVufXU
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This study was designed to calculate the projected cost savings that could be possible with the increased use of minimally invasive surgery in hospitals.
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This prospective study found that sustained use of a surgical safety checklist was observed with continued improvements in process measures and reductions in 30-day surgical complications almost 2 years after a structured implementation effort that demonstrated marked, short-term reductions in...
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General surgery education research is an important topic as work-hour restrictions continue to change. Most of the literature has focused on how simulation affects trainees’ procedural skills. The article by Nicksa and colleagues1 focuses on the nontechnical skills that the Accreditation Council...
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This review describes new technologies and treatment options that will continue to advance the treatment of rectal cancer by a multidisciplinary team.
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A 2-day-old girl (weight, 3.7 kg) developed abdominal distention and vomiting after feeding. Her Apgar scores at 1 and 5 minutes were 7 and 9, respectively. The infant’s postnatal course was remarkable for a febrile episode that was presumed to be due to chorioamnionitis in the mother and for...
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The story of surgical quality improvement has become a saga of high hopes followed by dashed expectations. Eminently sensible quality and safety interventions—promoted by opinion leaders, endorsed by health quality organizations, and supported by impressive results in promising early studies—too...
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JAMA Surgery is an international, peer-reviewed journal published weekly online and monthly in print.