Clinical CareIncivility in Operating Rooms Associated with Diminished Clinical Performance
Even 'run of the mill' instances of rudeness in operating rooms can lower the performance level of surgical team members.
Clinical CareMini-Biographies Help Clinicians Connect With Patients
In a program called My Life, My Story, volunteer writers seek out vets at the VA hospitals, ask them all...
Clinical CareFatal Opioid Overdoses Provide 'Favorable' Organ Donors
A new study challenges the rationale used to reject the use of vital organs harvested from deceased opioid users.
Clinical CareMore Bad News for MIS in Cervical Cancer
Significantly higher recurrence risk compared with abdominal hysterectomy.
Clinical CareCancer Surgery Refusal Remains a Problem
Older, unmarried, African-American patients more likely to say 'no'
More Than Half Of Surgical Stapler Malfunctions Went To Hidden FDA Database
The agency convened a meeting of experts this week to help it determine whether surgical staplers should be moved out...
Clinical CareTwo Charged in Scheme to Defraud Patients in Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
The defendants allegedly tried to cash in on lawsuits filed around the country relating to the TVM implants and the...
Clinical CareNew Executive Director Pursues Medical Entrepreneurism, Growth at DMC Heart Hospital
Kenton Zehr wants DMC Heart Hospital to expand the for-profit health system's cardiovascular service line such as performing more open-heart...
Clinical CareEffects Of Surgery On A Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green?
Anesthesiologists tend to tend to pick one of two gases and stick with it. Few understand that one is much...
A Boat Crushed His Face, Then Plastic Surgeons Hit Him With $167,000 In Bills
An analysis of insurance claims from more than 350 commercial carriers found that plastic and maxillofacial surgeons billed out-of-network more...
Clinical CareThis Care Bundle Cut Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Site Infections by 74%
The postoperative care initiative at a California-based children's hospital has 11 elements.
Clinical CareFDA: No More Mesh for Prolapse Repair
Manufacturers Boston Scientific and Coloplast have 10 days to provide exit plan for products.