This Viewpoint describes the unique challenges of health services research in low- and middle-income countries.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of health information technologies to support health care delivery, outcomes research, and learning health care systems.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of lighter vs higher sedation levels during spinal anesthesia on incident delirium in patients who were undergoing hip fracture repair.
This bibliometric analysis assesses conflict of interest statements in articles published by physicians who receive the highest compensation from the surgical and medical device industry and the discrepancy between these reports and the Open Payments Database.
This survey study identifies factors associated with professional dissatisfaction among childbearing residents in surgery.
This prepost intervention study investigates the association of lowering the default number of pills when prescribing opioids in an electronic medical record (EMR) system with the amount of opioid prescribed after procedures among patients undergoing common outpatient procedures.
This multicenter cohort study examines the influence of intraoperative findings as a measure of disease severity on complication rates and use of health care resources in children with complicated appendicitis.
This cohort study uses propensity score matching analysis to compare outcomes of laparoscopic surgery with those of open surgery among patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer.
This single-center cohort study investigates factors associated with perioperative complications and hospital length of stay in adults undergoing laparoscopic adrenalectomy.
This meta-analysis evaluates the association of prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy with rates of surgical site infection among patients with closed laparotomy incisions performed for general and colorectal surgery in elective and emergency settings.
This systematic review discusses studies of bariatric procedures in terms of their association with weight loss, postoperative complications, mortality, metabolic, cardiovascular, respiratory, orthopedic, and renal outcomes, and medication use in the US Medicare-eligible population.
This article reviews the benefits of using facilitated group therapy to help with stress, burnout, and wellness of surgical trainees.
This Insights discusses the necessity of completion node dissection after sentinel node biopsy in patients with melanoma.
A woman in her early 50s with a history of polycystic ovarian syndrome, diabetes, stroke, and coronary artery disease presented to the emergency department with 12 hours of sudden-onset, constant, right lower quadrant abdominal pain associated with vomiting and melena. What is your diagnosis?
A postmenopausal woman presented with severe abdominal pain. Computed tomography revealed solid extracolonic implants, and magnetic resonance imaging showed 2 corresponding areas of focus. What is your diagnosis?
This pre-post study examines whether reducing the quantity of computers on wheels enhances communication patterns during multidisciplinary rounds in the surgical intensive care unit.
This population-based study examines the incidence of gastroschisis in California over time and by county.
This cohort study assesses the association of immunologic variables and survival in patients with resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
This study uses 2011-2014 ACS NSQIP data to compare perioperative outcomes for early vs delayed cholecystectomy treatment among 1937 adult patients with mild gallstone pancreatitis.
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