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Dedicated OR equipped with negative pressure system, dedicated anesthesia machine required
Fast induction of anesthesia with adequate muscle relaxation recommended to prevent cough
Two sets of recommendations relate to management of elective surgery, triage of nonemergent operations
Index hospitalization costs almost doubled in frail patients and 30-day readmission more frequent
Physicians more accurately estimate scar length and can help set expectations
Level of opioid use within 24 hours predischarge linked to level of use for four weeks postdischarge
Leg pain intensity score lower at six months with microdiscectomy versus standard nonoperative care
Risk for one-year mortality rises with increasing risk factors among older adults undergoing major surgery
Geographic patterns associated with income and education levels may influence incidence
Many of these features associated with significantly lower survival in papillary thyroid microcarcinoma