This Viewpoint proposes a new process, imminent death donation, to correct a chronic shortage of livers available for pediatric transplantation.
This study evaluates whether private vehicle prehospital transport confers a survival advantage vs ground emergency medical services transport following penetrating injuries in urban trauma systems.
This cohort study examines the association of combined oral antibiotic and mechanical bowel preparation with surgical site infections in left colon and rectal cancer resections and its effect on timely administration of adjuvant therapy.
This study describes the oncologic safety of nipple-sparing mastectomy and provides evidence-based data regarding preservation of the nipple-areolar complex during a risk-reducing mastectomy in a population with BRCA mutations.
This case series describes a large single-institution experience with resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta for severe traumatic hemorrhage, traumatic arrest, or nontraumatic hemorrhage.
This study investigates surgical outcomes that are associated with a patient’s health literacy level among a population undergoing major abdominal surgery.
This study assesses whether anti–factor Xa–guided dosing, compared with standard dosing, reduces the rate of venous thromboembolism in adults admitted to a level I trauma intensive care unit.
This study investigates geographic diffusion of acute care surgery models and characterizes the communities in which acute care surgery implementation is lagging.
This cohort study uses the 2007-2010 American College of Surgeons NSQIP Participant Use File to examine the association between frailty and perioperative morbidity in patients undergoing ambulatory surgery.
This study aims to determine the appropriateness of tranexamic acid administration by US military medical personnel based on current Joint Trauma System clinical practice guidelines and to determine if tranexamic acid administration is associated with venous thromboembolism.
This cross-sectional study examines the correlation between a postoperative patient’s 24-hour predischarge opioid use and the amount of opioids prescribed at hospital discharge, as well as the number of patients who used no opioids prior to hospital discharge but were still prescribed opioids after hospital discharge.
This systematic review and meta-analysis estimates the prevalence of disabling work-related musculoskeletal disorders among at-risk physicians and to evaluate the scope of preventive efforts.
This Surgical Innovation describes the benefits and challenges of video visits, a form of telemedicine defined as an audiovisual 2-way clinical encounter between a physician and patient.
A 6-year-old boy presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain after experiencing a bicycle handlebar injury and vomitting twice. What is your diagnosis?
A woman in her mid-20s who was 8 weeks pregnant presented to the emergency department for abdominal pain localized in the right iliac fossa, sense of numbness in the right lower limb, and nausea and vomiting. What is your diagnosis?
This study compares postcrash prevalences of neurological and head and neck injuries in motorcycle drivers and passengers, stratified by helmet use.
This study compares several machine learning models for prediction of reinjury after penetrating trauma.
This study uses Nationwide Inpatient Sample data to investigate the effects of abdominoplasty procedures on patients with autoimmune connective tissue diseases