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There is considerable variation across counties in receipt of curative-intent surgery for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer

Receipt of Surgery for Early NSCLC Varies by County

25 percent absolute difference found between lowest, highest surgery receipt-rate counties in Massachusetts

November 2019 Briefing – Surgery

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Surgery for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...

November 2019 Briefing – Pathology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Pathology for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...

November 2019 Briefing – Anesthesiology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Anesthesiology for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Patients who are frail and very frail have high rates of postoperative mortality across all levels of operative stress

Rates of Postoperative Mortality High for Frail, Very Frail Patients

Rates of postoperative mortality high across all levels of the Operative Stress Score for frail patients
In an expert panel consensus

Dermatologists Issue Consensus Guideline for Opioid Prescribing

For most uncomplicated procedures, postop pain can be managed with acetaminophen and/or ibuprofen
Children's hospitals participating in the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium have improved cardiac surgery outcomes

Peds Cardiac Surgical Outcomes Improved in Consortium

In-hospital mortality, major complications dropped for hospitals in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium
The five-year incidence rate of joint surgery in psoriatic arthritis patients is twice as high as in the general population

Rates of Joint Surgery Higher With Psoriatic Arthritis

After 15 years of follow-up, 29 percent of psoriatic arthritis patients had received surgery
Receiving treatment is associated with better survival for nonagenarians with non-small cell lung cancer

Treatment Beneficial for Nonagenarians With Lung Cancer

Most pronounced survival benefit seen for patients with stage I disease
Firearm injury seems to have a lasting effect

Negative Impact Persists for Survivors of Firearm Injury

Almost half of those surviving gunshot wound had positive screen for probable PTSD