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Wound Closure Techniques for Trauma Surgeons [eBook]

For Americans between the ages of 1 and 45, injury accounts for nearly 60% of all deaths regardless of race or economic status. In this first half of life, motor vehicle crashes, drug overdoses, ...

Trauma Surgery Statistics You Should Know

National Trauma Awareness Month may be over, but it’s important to never forget the epidemic of trauma injuries we face in the United States and to continue considering the ways in which we can help ...

Pre-Hab: How Pre-Surgery Exercise Benefits Patients

When you learn you’re going to need surgery, or opt for a procedure to improve your quality of life, you’re likely going to need a lot of emotional preparation. However, preparing yourself physically ...

6 Surgeries That Bring People Into the Emergency Room

More than three million patients are admitted to hospitals for emergency surgeries every year. While that number may not be surprising, it may surprise you to learn that just seven types of emergency ...

How Giving Blood Benefits Your Body

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, whether it’s essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illness, or traumatic injury. While giving blood (also known as ...

Stories from the emergency room

More than 135 million Americans make a trip to the emergency room each year, with almost 40 million coming in as a result of injury. So, it’s safe to say, emergency room staff have many stories to ...

AMBULATORY SURGERY: EXPERIENCE BANDGRIP AT THE ASCA 2019 IN NASHVILLE

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) is a key supporter of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) across the country and throughout the world. The association’s annual event remains the ...

Understanding Traumatic Injury and the Golden Hour

Traumatic injury has become a major public health problem. In the United States, these injuries add up to over 150,000 deaths and over three million non-fatal injuries per year. Trauma injuries are ...

Turf Toe: Treatment, Surgery, and Recovery

Your big toes play a big role in your life. They allow you to walk and run faster, help maintain your overall balance, and can bear twice as much weight as all your other toes combined. So when a big ...

10 Questions to Answer Before Considering Surgery

“You’re going to need surgery.” Hearing those words can be a frightening experience for many patients. Whether it’s your first time in the operating room or the latest in a series of procedures, it ...

What to expect during emergency surgery

While many people have time to prepare for surgery, learning about the procedure and discussing options with their physician, there are other times in which emergency surgery must be performed ...

What is the Leading Cause of Death in Children and Young Adults?

We never really know when our time will come, but for Americans between the ages of 1 and 45, statistics show that injuries are most likely to be the cause of death, regardless of race or economic ...