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October 2013, Vol 148, No. 10, Pages 901-987

In This Issue of JAMA Surgery

Highlights

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):901-903. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2204
Viewpoint

Evaluating Outcomes and Costs in Perioperative Care

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):905-906. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2266
Original Investigation

Financial Impact of Surgical Site Infections on HospitalsThe Hospital Management Perspective

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):907-914. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2246

Shepard et al determine the change in hospital profit due to surgical site infections.

Impact of Objectively Assessing Surgeons’ Teaching on Effective Perioperative Instructional Behaviors

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):915-922. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2144

Anderson and colleagues conducted a 3-phase observational study of surgeons’ perioperative teaching behaviors aimed at promoting deliberate teaching of residents, changing resident perception of their teachers, and producing sustainable improvements. Schenarts and Flowers provide an invited commentary.

Successful Nonoperative Management of the Most Severe Blunt Renal InjuriesA Multicenter Study of the Research Consortium of New England Centers for Trauma

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):924-931. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2747

In a retrospective case series, van der Wilden and coauthors determine the rate, causes, predictors, and consequences of failure of nonoperative management in grade IV and grade V blunt renal injuries.

Pattern and Clinical Predictors of Lymph Node Involvement in Nonfunctioning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (NF-PanNETs)

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):932-939. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3376

To preoperatively predict the risk of pN+ for NF-PanNETs Partelli et al retrospectively reviewed clinical and pathological data using multiple logistic regression analysis.

NEXUS ChestValidation of a Decision Instrument for Selective Chest Imaging in Blunt Trauma

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):940-946. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2757

Rodriguez et al validate the derived decision instrument (NEXUS Chest) for identification of blunt trauma patients with very low risk of thoracic injury seen on chest imaging hypothesizing that NEXUS Chest would have high sensitivity (>98%) for the prediction of and clinical significance for thoracic injury seen on chest imaging.

Independent Predictors of Enteric Fistula and Abdominal Sepsis After Damage Control LaparotomyResults From the Prospective AAST Open Abdomen Registry

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):947-955. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2514

Using the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Open Abdomen Registry, Bradley and coauthors determine independent predictors of enterocutaneous fistula, enteroatmospheric fistula, or intra-abdominal sepsis/abscess in patients undergoing damage control laparotomy after trauma. See invited commentary by Cannon.

Excessively Long Hospital Stays After Trauma Are Not Related to the Severity of IllnessLet’s Aim to the Right Target!

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):956-961. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2148

Hwabejire et al identify the causes of excessively prolonged hospitalization in trauma patients.

Pacific Coast Surgical Association

Operative Management of Refractory Neuropathic Inguinodynia by a Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Approach

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):962-967. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3189

Chen et al evaluate laparoscopic triple neurectomy of the ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, and genitofemoral nerve trunks in the retroperitoneal lumbar plexus for treatment of refractory inguinodynia.

Brief Report

Resident's Forum

Influencing Medical Student Education Via a Voluntary Shadowing Program for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):968-970. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.363

Stroh et al investigate whether a voluntary, student-initiated trauma shadowing program could improve student perceptions of general and trauma surgery.

Invited Commentary

Too Many Excuses for Not Teaching in the Operating Room and One Simple SolutionFaculty Feedback

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):923. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2154

Damage ControlA Balancing Act

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):955. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2525
Review

Breast CancerA Review for the General Surgeon

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):971-980. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3393

Matsen and Neumayer provide an overview of current practices for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer for surgical practitioners who do not focus on this disease.

JAMA Surgery Clinical Challenge

Right Lower Quadrant Pain

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):981-982. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.311

Rare Complication After Viral Illness

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):983-984. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.313
Comment & Response

Response to Patient Satisfaction as a Possible Indicator of Quality Surgical Care

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):985. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3408

Valuing Patient Experience as a Unique and Intrinsically Important Aspect of Health Care Quality

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):985-986. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3414

Patient Satisfaction as a Possible Indicator of Quality Surgical Care—Reply

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):986-987. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.3411
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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):987. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.4500
JAMA Surgery Masthead

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JAMA Surg. 2013;148(10):904. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2013.2186
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