This Viewpoint reports on the problem of burnout among surgeons and its multifactorial origin.
This study assesses whether personality, emotional intelligence, and situational judgment test screening results in residents can identify successful performance 1 year later in a large general surgery residency program.
This cohort study analyzes the claims data of patients who underwent general surgery and the practice and training information of surgeons in the American Medical Association Physician Masterfile to determine the association of surgical residency training with patient outcomes.
This multicenter longitudinal study examines long-term weight change and health status following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.
This study examines the laboratory data of patients who underwent a primary liver transplant to identify the variables most associated with posttransplant graft failure and create an accurate risk-scoring model.
This study of Medicare beneficiaries examines how physician interaction patterns vary between health systems and assesses whether variation in informal clinical integration among physicians is associated with care delivery payments.
This quality improvement case-control study assesses clinical outcomes for older adults undergoing elective abdominal surgery via a collaborative intervention by surgery, geriatrics, and anesthesia focused on perioperative health optimization.
This cluster randomized clinical trials explores whether the UW-IPASS standardized handoff curriculum improves clinician preparedness in intensive care units.
This study uses an online survey and a sensitivity survey to determine which treatment option—surgical or nonsurgical therapy—individuals are likely to choose in the event of acute appendicitis and to identify targets to make antibiotic treatment more appealing.
This quality improvement study compares use of electronic vs paper documentation of care within the emergency department.
This cohort study assesses the association of frailty with failure to rescue in patients undergoing inpatient surgery.
This review applies the existing literature on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis to emergency general surgery patients and offers recommendations using the available evidence.
This Surgical Innovation describes sentinal lymph node mapping with near-infrared imaging to target the first tumor-draining lymph node for sampling and for in-depth pathologic analysis in non–small cell lung cancer.
A man in his 30s presented with abdominal pain associated with unintentional weight loss in the preceding 6 months, large intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal masses, and elevated serum lactate dehydrogenase and β human chorionic gonadotrophin levels. What is your diagnosis?
A man presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting after a bicycle accident. What would you do?
This study examines the reintervention rate associated with treatment failures and device malfunctions at 1, 3, and 5 years after sacral neuromodulation surgery.
This study measures surgeon practice patterns of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy–only surgical procedures.
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