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This quality improvement study involves comparison of opioid prescription data before and after implementation of an opioid stewardship program in a safety-net medical system.
This quality improvement study investigates the association of a liberal fasting policy of clear fluids before surgery with fasting duration, patient well-being, and patient safety.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the ability of high-dose intravenous sodium selenite treatment to reduce postoperative organ dysfunction and mortality in cardiac surgery patients.
This quality improvement study assesses the association between a standardized Frailty Screening Initiative with changes in 1-year mortality in patients undergoing elective surgery in the US.
This cohort study conducted at a US academic hospital compares clinical outcomes and follow-up hospitalization of patients receiving bariatric surgery utilizing telemedicine for preoperative care with an in-person control group.
This cohort study assesses a protocol for eliminating postdischarge opioid prescriptions after major urologic cancer surgery by assessing patients who receive usual, reduced, or no opioids.
This consensus statement uses expert-derived consensus using a modified Delphi process to identify enhanced recovery after surgery topics that could be appropriately addressed within the context of a modified surgical safety checklist.
This case series assesses whether there is an association between cognitive impairment screening scores and cochlear implant outcomes.
This cohort study assesses whether a protocol restricting postoperative opioid prescriptions to a supply of 3 or fewer days is feasible for patients, reduces opioids dispensed, and is associated with conversion to chronic opioid use.
This cohort study uses data from the Health and Retirement Study and Medicare claims to examine the association between loneliness and postoperative mortality after elective vs nonelective surgery among older adults.
This cross-sectional study compares postoperative mortality among Medicare beneficiaries based on the level of neighborhood deprivation where they live and hospital quality where they received care.
This review summarizes current evidence-based interventions for prevention of surgical site infection that are applicable to the majority of operations.
This cross-sectional study assesses postsurgical opioid prescribing practice and dosing by clinician type and surgical specialty.
This case series describes the development of morbilliform drug eruption after breast surgery.
This randomized clinical trial investigates if electroacupuncture promotes postoperative recovery in patients after laparoscopic bowel resection for colorectal cancer compared with sham electroacupuncture.
This quality improvement study evaluates the association of an online home-based patient prehabilitation program with colorectal surgery outcomes.
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