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American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2019

2019 27 Oct

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2019 22 Aug

  Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen was the first female doctor in Norway to complete her (voluntary) military services, serving for the UNIFIL Forces in South Lebanon and has worked for the Red Cross in several counties. For ten years, she was the medical director for Europe, Middle East and Africa for MedAire , Inc., and got involved in patient safety... Read more

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IFAD 2019

2019 29 May

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How to reduce surgery times: stick to the same op

2018 27 Mar

A new study of trained surgeons in the UK shows a strong relationship between the order of surgical procedures and duration of operation. Repeating the same procedure in a list resulted in shorter operating times, while switching between different procedures resulted in increased operating times, according to the findings published in the British Journal... Read more

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Disruptive Docs and Bad Surgical Outcomes

2017 21 Feb

A Vanderbilt-led study published in JAMA Surgery indicates that surgeons who are rude and disrespectful to patients are more likely to make mistakes in the operating room. Researchers found that patients treated by misbehaving doctors had 14 percent more complications in the 30 days after their surgeries than patients who were treated by surgeons who... Read more

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AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting

2016 01 Mar

The AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting is Focused on You. Only here can you customize a unique educational experience, selected from an unparalleled array of topics, learning styles, and expert viewpoints. Annual Meeting Committee Chair Paul Tornetta III, MD, and his team have created an exceptional program. Along with their respective committees, Central Program... Read more

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Arab Paediatric Orthopaedic Congress

2016 26 Feb

The  Arab Paediatric Orthopaedic Congress  has been developed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest developments in musoskeletal disorders in children. This year’s conference theme will focus on the practical management and latest evidence-based clinical data that will highlight the most advanced strategies in detection,... Read more

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Survey: Duty Hours Impact on Smoking Habits

2015 25 Oct

According to a survey conducted by researchers from the Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center in Manila, Philippines, there may be a link between the number of hours physicians are on duty and the prevalance of smoking. The findings will be presented at CHEST 2015 on October 26 at Palais des congrès de Montréal. The survey was conducted to investigate... Read more

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Multi-source Feedback Improves Surgeon Performance

2015 30 Aug

A performance evaluation tool widely used in industry is effective in assessing surgeons' adherence to standards of excellence and promoting changes in behaviour to improve surgical practice and teamwork, according to a new study published online by the Journal of the American College of Surgeons . Researchers at Ariadne Labs, Boston, applied multi-source... Read more