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7 Wound Care Complications You Should Be Aware Of

Whether you go in for a routine procedure or are brought in for emergency surgery, you expect to be good to go once you’re discharged from the hospital. Unfortunately, some wounds may refuse to heal. ...

Advanced Surgical Wound Closure in Orthopedic Surgery

There have been significant advancements in orthopedic surgery over the last few decades—and with more than 6.5 million people expected to undergo orthopedic procedures each year by 2020, ...

Improving Trauma Care Around the World

Traumatic injury is a leading cause of death globally, and the leading cause of death in the first half of life (age 1-45). Studies have proven that with properly organized trauma care systems, many ...

Meet Your Surgical Team in the Operating Room

When you’re preparing to undergo surgery, you’ll undoubtedly have a lot of questions. One of those questions may be, “Who’s going to be in the room during my surgery?” While this may vary depending ...

How to Combat Burnout in the Medical Field

The World Health Organization just recently upgraded burnout from a “state of exhaustion” to a “syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress” in its International Disease Classification. And ...

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 ...