The pathophysiology of pelvic ring injuries: a review
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by Philip F. Stahel and Navid Ziran
4d ago
Traumatic pelvic ring injuries continue to represent a major challenge due to the high rates of post-injury mortality of around 30-40% in the peer-reviewed literature. The main root cause of potentially preven ..read more
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The effect of family-centered care on unplanned emergency room visits, hospital readmissions and intensive care admissions after surgery: a root cause analysis from a prospective multicenter study in the Netherlands
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by Sani Marijke Kreca, Iris Sophie Albers, Selma Clazina Wilhelmina Musters, Els Jaqueline Maria Nieveen van Dijkum, Pieter Roel Tuinman and Anne Maria Eskes
2w ago
Optimizing transitional care by practicing family-centered care might reduce unplanned events for patients who undergo major abdominal cancer surgery. However, it remains unknown whether involving family careg ..read more
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Predictors of long-term mortality in older patients with hip fractures managed by hemiarthroplasty: a 10-year study based on a population registry in Saxony, Germany
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by Johannes K.M. Fakler, Philipp Pieroh, Andreas Höch, Andreas Roth, Christian Kleber, Markus Löffler, Christoph E. Heyde and Samira Zeynalova
2w ago
Mortality of patients with a femoral neck fracture is high, especially within the first year after surgery, but also remains elevated thereafter. The aim of this study was to identify factors potentially assoc ..read more
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Predictive value of a novel digital risk calculator to determine early patient outcomes after major surgery: a proof-of-concept pilot study
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by Svenja Sliwinski, Sara Fatima Faqar-Uz-Zaman, Jan Heil, Lisa Mohr, Charlotte Detemble, Julia Dreilich, Dora Zmuc, Wolf O. Bechstein, Sven Becker, Felix Chun, Wojciech Derwich, Waldemar Schreiner, Christine Solbach, Johannes Fleckenstein, Natalie Filmann and Andreas A. Schnitzbauer
1M ago
A structured risk assessment of patients with validated and evidence-based tools can help to identify modifiable factors before major surgeries. The Protego Maxima trial investigated the value of a new digitiz ..read more
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The value of machine learning technology and artificial intelligence to enhance patient safety in spine surgery: a review
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by Fatemeh Arjmandnia and Ehsan Alimohammadi
1M ago
Machine learning algorithms have the potential to significantly improve patient safety in spine surgeries by providing healthcare professionals with valuable insights and predictive analytics. These algorithms ..read more
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The Rothman Index predicts unplanned readmissions to intensive care associated with increased mortality and hospital length of stay: a propensity-matched cohort study
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by Philip F. Stahel, Kathy W. Belk, Samantha J. McInnis, Kathryn Holland, Roy Nanz, Joseph Beals, Jaclyn Gosnell, Olufunmilayo Ogundele and Katherine S. Mastriani
2M ago
Patients with unplanned readmissions to the intensive care unit (ICU) are at high risk of preventable adverse events. The Rothman Index represents an objective real-time grading system of a patient’s clinical ..read more
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Adaptive strategies used by surgical teams under pressure: an interview study among senior healthcare professionals in four major hospitals in the United Kingdom
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by Dulcie Irving, Bethan Page, Jane Carthey, Helen Higham, Shabnam Undre and Charles Vincent
2M ago
Healthcare systems are operating under substantial pressures, and often simply cannot provide the standard of care they aspire to within the available resources. Organisations, managers, and individual clinici ..read more
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Surgeons’ knowledge regarding perioperative pain management in patients with opioid use disorder: a survey among 260 members of the American College of Surgeons
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by Jessica R. Burgess, Kathleen C. Heneghan, Tarra G. Barot and Jonah J. Stulberg
2M ago
Patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) are increasing, challenging surgeons to adjust post-operative pain management guidelines. A literature review identified limited information on how to best care for thes ..read more
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The anatomy of safe surgical teams: an interview-based qualitative study among members of surgical teams at tertiary referral hospitals in Norway
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by Magnhild Vikan, Ellen CT. Deilkås, Berit T. Valeberg, Ann K. Bjørnnes, Vigdis S. Husby, Arvid S. Haugen and Stein O. Danielsen
3M ago
In spite of the global implementation of surgical safety checklists to improve patient safety, patients undergoing surgical procedures remain vulnerable to a high risk of potentially preventable complications ..read more
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The impact of mental state altering medications on preventable falls after total hip or total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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by Elsbeth J. Wesselink, Marinus van der Vegt, Sharon Remmelzwaal, Sebastiaan M. Bossers, Eric J. Franssen, Eleonora L. Swart, Christa Boer and Marcel A. de Leeuw
3M ago
Joint replacement surgery of the lower extremities are common procedures in elderly persons who are at increased risk of postoperative falls. The use of mental state altering medications, such as opioids, anti ..read more
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