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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)

 


Review: Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment

26 Feb, 2020 | 07:03h | UTC

Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

Related guidelines: Preoperative evaluation of adult patients before elective, noncardiothoracic surgery – Der Anaesthesist (free) AND 2014 ACC/AHA Guideline on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Management of Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery (free) AND 2014 ESC/ESA Guidelines on non-cardiac surgery: cardiovascular assessment and management (free) AND Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery – NICE Guideline (free) AND Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiac Risk Assessment and Management for Patients Who Undergo Noncardiac Surgery (free) AND 3rd Guideline for Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation of the Brazilian Society of Cardiology (free)

 


Clinical Update – Preventing Surgical Site Infections: Looking Beyond the Current Guidelines

23 Feb, 2020 | 22:21h | UTC

Preventing Surgical Site Infections: Looking Beyond the Current Guidelines – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related Guidelines: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017 – JAMA Surgery (free) AND Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection – World Health Organization (free) AND Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free) AND APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections – Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control (free) AND Intraoperative surgical site infection control and prevention: a position paper and future addendum to WSES intra-abdominal infections guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

 


Randomized Trial: Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction at 7-Year Follow-up of Antibiotic Therapy vs. Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis

20 Feb, 2020 | 10:40h | UTC

Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction at 7-Year Follow-up of Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction After Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy (free audio)

Commentaries: Quality of Life—The Appendix – JAMA Surgery (free) AND Patient satisfaction and quality of life similar across all appendicitis treatments – News Medical (free)

Related: Meta-Analysis: Antibiotic Treatment vs. Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Acute Appendicitis in Adults and Children (several studies on the subject) AND Nonoperative treatment for nonperforated appendicitis in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Pediatric Surgery International (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Accelerated Surgery (median time = 6 hours) Does Not Improve Outcomes vs. Standard Care (median time = 24 hours) in Hip Fracture

14 Feb, 2020 | 02:10h | UTC

Accelerated surgery versus standard care in hip fracture (HIP ATTACK): an international, randomised, controlled trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Hip fracture: accelerated surgery fails to cut mortality or major complications in HIP ATTACK trial – Univadis (free registration required)

 


Position Paper: Intraoperative Surgical Site Infection Control and Prevention

13 Feb, 2020 | 08:07h | UTC

Intraoperative surgical site infection control and prevention: a position paper and future addendum to WSES intra-abdominal infections guidelines – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

Related: Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections (free guidelines on the subject)

 


Randomized Trial: Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Does Not Reduce Deep Surgical Site Infections After Surgery for Lower Limb Fractures Associated with Major Trauma

13 Feb, 2020 | 08:02h | UTC

Effect of Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy vs Standard Wound Dressing on Deep Surgical Site Infection After Surgery for Lower Limb Fractures Associated With Major Trauma: The WHIST Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Following Surgical Repair of Lower Extremity Fractures (free)

Commentary: Expensive new wound treatment method no more effective than cheap standard dressings – University of Warwick (free)

 


Randomized Trial: Prophylactic Biological Mesh Reinforcement vs. Standard Closure of Stoma Site

11 Feb, 2020 | 02:24h | UTC

Prophylactic biological mesh reinforcement versus standard closure of stoma site (ROCSS): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Evaluation and Management of Sports-Related Eye Injuries

6 Feb, 2020 | 02:02h | UTC

Evaluation and Management of Sports-Related Eye Injuries – Current Sports Medicine Reports (free)

 


Study: Spring Daylight Saving Time Transition Acutely Increases Fatal Traffic Accident Risk by 6%

2 Feb, 2020 | 19:57h | UTC

A Chronobiological Evaluation of the Acute Effects of Daylight Saving Time on Traffic Accident Risk – Current Biology (free)

Commentaries: ‘Spring forward’ to daylight saving time brings surge in fatal car crashes – University of Colorado at Boulder (free) AND Daylight Saving Time Linked to More Deadly Car Crashes – Gizmodo (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


What is New in Decompressive Craniectomy in Neurological Emergencies: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

31 Jan, 2020 | 01:28h | UTC

What is new in decompressive craniectomy in neurological emergencies: the good, the bad and the ugly – Intensive Care Medicine (free for a limited period)

Related Systematic Review: Decompressive Craniectomy for the Treatment of High Intracranial Pressure in Closed Traumatic Brain Injury – Cochrane Library (free article, guideline and randomized trial)

 


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