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Randomized Trial: Ambulatory Management of Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

6 Jul, 2020 | 08:29h | UTC

Ambulatory management of primary spontaneous pneumothorax: an open-label, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 


Selected Articles: COVID-19 in Surgical Patients

3 Jul, 2020 | 08:46h | UTC

Article 1: Managing COVID-19 in Surgical Systems – Annals of Surgery

Article 2: Surgical Training During and After COVID-19: A Joint Trainee and Trainers Manifesto – Annals of Surgery

Article 3: COVID-19 – Considerations and Implications for Surgical Learners – Annals of Surgery

Article 4: Perioperative COVID-19 Defense: An Evidence-Based Approach for Optimization of Infection Control and Operating Room Management – Anesthesia & Analgesia

Article 5: A Guide for Surgical and Procedural Recovery After the First Surge of Covid-19 – NEJM Catalyst

 


Consensus Care Bundle for the Early Clinical Management of Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

29 Jun, 2020 | 09:05h | UTC

British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)-led multisociety consensus care bundle for the early clinical management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding – Frontline Gastroenterology

 


Updated Guidelines to Reduce Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Patients

29 Jun, 2020 | 09:03h | UTC

Updated Guidelines to Reduce Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Patients: A Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions Algorithm – Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

 


Review: Ethics for Surgeons During the COVID-19 Pandemic

23 Jun, 2020 | 08:31h | UTC

Ethics for surgeons during the COVID-19 pandemic, review article – Annals of Medicine and Surgery

 


Randomized Trial: Tranexamic Acid Does Not Reduce Death from Gastrointestinal Bleeding

19 Jun, 2020 | 09:32h | UTC

Effects of a high-dose 24-h infusion of tranexamic acid on death and thromboembolic events in patients with acute gastrointestinal bleeding (HALT-IT): an international randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial – The Lancet

Invited Commentary: Tranexamic acid for severe gastrointestinal bleeding – The Lancet

 


COVID-19: Pandemic Surgery Guidance

17 Jun, 2020 | 02:39h | UTC

COVID-19: Pandemic surgery guidance – 4open

Commentary: Surgical guidance in the time of COVID-19 – SciencePOD

 


Podcast: Post-Op Care and Complications

17 Jun, 2020 | 02:27h | UTC

#219 Post-Op Care and Complications with Avital O’Glasser MD – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

 


Liver Trauma: WSES 2020 Guidelines

10 Jun, 2020 | 04:41h | UTC

Liver trauma: WSES 2020 guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


Podcast: Trauma-Informed Care

9 Jun, 2020 | 04:35h | UTC

#218 Trauma-Informed Care with Megan Gerber MD – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

See also: Episode List

 


Cohort Study: Mortality and Pulmonary Complications in Surgical Patients with Covid-19

1 Jun, 2020 | 04:02h | UTC

Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study – The Lancet

Commentaries: Mitigating the risks of surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic – The Lancet AND COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative death – University of Birmingham AND Clinicians must carefully balance risk of complications linked to SARS-CoV2 infection with risks of delaying surgery – The Lancet

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Postoperative Continuation of Antibiotic Prophylaxis Does Not Reduce the Incidence of Surgical Site Infections

29 May, 2020 | 03:09h | UTC

Effect of postoperative continuation of antibiotic prophylaxis on the incidence of surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


Chest Trauma: Current Recommendations for Rib Fractures, Pneumothorax, and Other Injuries

26 May, 2020 | 09:18h | UTC

Chest Trauma: Current Recommendations for Rib Fractures, Pneumothorax, and Other Injuries – Current Anesthesiology Reports

 


Randomized Trial: Graduated Compression Stockings in Elective Surgical Patients

18 May, 2020 | 01:41h | UTC

Graduated compression stockings as adjuvant to pharmaco-thromboprophylaxis in elective surgical patients (GAPS study): randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentaries: Graduated compression stockings on trial – The BMJ Opinion AND Compression stockings might not be needed to prevent blood clots after surgery – The British Medical Journal

 


Consensus Document: Surgery During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

15 May, 2020 | 03:34h | UTC

Surgery during the COVID‐19 pandemic: operating room suggestions from an international Delphi process – British Journal of Surgery

 


Consensus Document: Restarting Planned Surgery in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 May, 2020 | 22:43h | UTC

Restarting planned surgery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: A strategy document from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Association of Anaesthetists, Intensive Care Society and Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Related: New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations (report and commentary)

 


Global Injury Morbidity and Mortality from 1990 to 2017

28 Apr, 2020 | 04:14h | UTC

Global injury morbidity and mortality from 1990 to 2017: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – Injury Prevention

Related Studies: The Burden of Unintentional Drowning: Global, Regional and National Estimates of Mortality from the Global Burden of Disease Study AND Global and National Burden from Road Injuries

 


Guidance for Operative and Peri-Operative Care of Patients Infected by SARS-CoV-2

22 Apr, 2020 | 08:40h | UTC

Surgical Infection Society Guidance for Operative and Peri-Operative Care of Adult Patients Infected by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) – Surgical Infections

 


Global Guidance for Surgical Care During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

16 Apr, 2020 | 02:37h | UTC

Global guidance for surgical care during the COVID‐19 pandemic – British Journal of Surgery

Related: New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations

 


Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Appendicitis

16 Apr, 2020 | 02:32h | UTC

Diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis: 2020 update of the WSES Jerusalem guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery

 


New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations

15 Apr, 2020 | 03:40h | UTC

Medically-Necessary, Time-Sensitive Procedures: A Scoring System to Ethically and Efficiently Manage Resource Scarcity and Provider Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Journal of the American College of Surgeons

News Release: Scoring system empowers surgery departments to prioritize medically necessary operations – American College of Surgeons

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Urgent vs. Early Endoscopy for Acute Upper GI Bleeding

2 Apr, 2020 | 03:58h | UTC

Timing of Endoscopy for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: No Observed Benefit to Urgent Endoscopy for Upper GI Bleeding – NEJM Journal Watch

 


Cohort Study: Association of Functional, Cognitive, and Psychological Measures With 1-Year Mortality in Patients Undergoing Major Surgery

16 Mar, 2020 | 07:43h | UTC

Association of Functional, Cognitive, and Psychological Measures With 1-Year Mortality in Patients Undergoing Major Surgery – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Appendicitis in the Elderly

13 Mar, 2020 | 08:02h | UTC

The SIFIPAC/WSES/SICG/SIMEU guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute appendicitis in the elderly (2019 edition) – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

 


Study: People Leave Hospital After Surgery Sooner if Hospitals Follow ‘Enhanced Recovery Protocols’

3 Mar, 2020 | 07:55h | UTC

People leave hospital after surgery sooner if hospitals follow ‘enhanced recovery protocols’ – NIHR Signal (free)

Original Study: Multicomponent hospital-led interventions to reduce hospital stay for older adults following elective surgery: a systematic review – Health Services and Delivery Research (free)

 


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