Surgery Information Center
Aside from age, other high mortality factors included left ventricular dysfunction, atrial fibrillation, COPD, and diabetes.
Better glycemic control, weight reduction with surgical treatment for youths with T2D, severe obesity
For adolescents with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity, surgical therapy facilitates glycemic control and weight reduction better than medical therapy.
Patients diagnosed with PFO prior to noncardiac surgery have an elevated ischemic stroke risk.
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.
After a fall on an outstretched hand, wrist injuries are common, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.
A patient with a history of a carcionid tumor on their appendix did not return to a physician for follow up.
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.