Surgery Information Center
After adult cardiac surgery, patients are less likely to be readmitted to the hospital if they receive house calls from PAs.
Changes in alcohol metabolism, substituting substances for food, and hormone changes may increase the risk for suicide after bariatric surgery.
After major surgery, returning to the same hospital for any complications increases survival.
Basal insulin, with or without nutritional correction, is the best approach to manage blood glucose in noncritically ill surgical patients.
The use of non-sterile gloves for minor procedures may haver a lower rate of infection compared with sterilized gloves.
With these tips, a clinician can prepare a patient undergoing surgery control post-operative pain.
The number of hospital-acquired MRSA infections is down; however, community-acquired MRSA infections continue to rise.
As a side effect of radical prostatectomy, the favored treatment for many, erectile dysfunction can affect a man's mental and physical quality of life.
Learn what factors distort the waves used in scanning procedures when metal is present.
Which drugs need to be stopped before surgery and how far in advance?
Could vitamin D and calcium supplements be causing foul smelling urine?
Consider using topical ethyl chloride before the use of anesthesia when working with infected skin.
Enlisting a parent's help can provide comfort without a scary needle or painful injection.
Steps to follow after wound irrigation to ensure patient comfort.