Journal of The American College of Surgeons
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#1Petrut Gogalniceanu (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 4
#2Nicos Kessaris (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 10
Last. Nizam Mamode (Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust)H-Index: 23
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Background null Surgical crises represent unrecognised opportunities for improving patient safety and value in healthcare. The first step in a crisis response is to contain and mitigate harm. Whilst the principles of damage control are well established in surgery, methods of containing harm on broader clinical and organizational levels are not clearly defined. null null null Study design null A multi-methods qualitative study identified crisis containment strategies and tools in commercial aviat...
#1Steven C. Stain (Lahey Hospital & Medical Center)H-Index: 1
#2Jeffrey B. Matthews (U of C: University of Chicago)H-Index: 53
Last. John R. PottsH-Index: 22
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ABSTRACT null null BACKGROUND null Program directors use USMLE scores as criteria for ranking applicants. First-time pass rates of the American Board of Surgery (ABS) Qualifying (QE) and Certifying (CE) Examinations have become important measures of residency program quality. USLME Step 1 will become pass/fail in 2022. null null null METHODS null ABS QE and CE success rates were assessed considering multiple characteristics of highly ranked (top 20) applicants to 22 general surgery programs in 2...
#1Kristen McAlpine (U of T: University of Toronto)
#2Rodney H. Breau (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)H-Index: 28
Last. Luke T. Lavallée (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)H-Index: 16
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Background null Peri-operative thromboprophylaxis guidelines offer conflicting recommendations on when to start thromboprophylaxis. As a result, there is significant variation in clinical practice which may lead to worse patient outcomes. The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between the start time of peri-operative thromboprophylaxis with venous thromboembolism (VTE) and bleeding outcomes. null Study Design null EMBASE, MEDLINE and CENTRAL databases were searched on Octobe...
#1Sara Parini (UNITO: University of Turin)
#2Daniela Lucidi (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)H-Index: 5
Last. Gaya Spolverato (UNIPD: University of Padua)H-Index: 51
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Background null In 2019, women accounted for 46% of surgical residents. Despite the international debate on gender disparities, no literature regarding the experience in Italy is available. The aim of this survey study was to assess satisfaction among female surgeons in Italy, and whether they encounter gender-based discrimination. null null null Study design null An anonymous 83-item web-based survey was distributed among female surgeons working in Italy, from November 18 to December 31st, 2020...
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