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American College of Surgeons Recently Released Four New Checklists for its Strong for Surgery Program

Surgical teams now have four new tools to help them improve outcomes for their patients in the form of screening checklists from the American College of Surgeons Strong for Surgery program.
3-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ACS NSQIP Recognizes 83 Participating Hospitals for Achieving Meritorious Outcomes for Surgical Patient Care

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized 83 of an eligible 568 hospitals participating in its adult program for achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2017.
31-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Audio Research Summaries Released from American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018

Digital audio research summaries reporting on a variety of contemporary surgical topics have been released from the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018, which concludes October 25 in Boston.
24-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACS Honors Five Members with Surgical Humanitarian and Volunteerism Awards

Five surgeons received the 2018 American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Pfizer Surgical Humanitarian Awards and Surgical Volunteerism Awards in recognition of their selfless efforts as volunteer surgeons who provide care to medically underserved patients.
24-Oct-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Trauma Researchers Identify Common Characteristics of Communities Where Mass Shootings Occur

While a new profile of commonalities among communities where mass shootings have occurred emerges, researchers also find that the strictest gun laws actually pose a greater risk of mass shootings.
17-Oct-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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First Study of Its Kind Identifies County-Level Differences in Pediatric Mortality after Motor Vehicle Collisions

The first study to map the incidence of motor vehicle collisions resulting in deaths of children at the local level may shed light on the need for, and current state of access to, trauma centers for injured children.
18-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Liver Transplant Patients Gain Longer-Term Survival Benefits by Accepting Organs from Older Donors

Patients with advanced liver disease who receive liver transplants from donors over age 70 significantly reduce their long-term risk of death.
17-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients who Undergo Major Operations without Opioids Have Shorter Hospital Stays

A treatment protocol that sends people home after colorectal operations without any opioids to manage their pain leads to shorter hospital stays.
17-Oct-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Nationally Recognized Cancer Expert from American College of Surgeons Available to Discuss the BRCA-Positive Patient's Treatment Options

15-May-2013 2:30 PM EDT

National Surgical Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness Issues

Surgical experts affiliated with the Commission on Cancer and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers are available to discuss breast cancer awareness issues
5-Oct-2011 10:15 AM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer experts are available to serve as sources for reporters seeking to discuss breast cancer awareness.
22-Sep-2010 11:30 AM EDT

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