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Low-value preop screening frequently led to additional low-value care, study finds

Chest X-rays and EKGs of low-risk patients before low- or intermediate-risk surgery were followed by high rates of repeat tests, follow-up imaging, and follow-up visits, according to a retrospective analysis of Veterans Health Administration data.
27 Apr 2022

Factor frailty into preop assessment

Frailty should be assessed along with baseline cognition, risk for delirium, functional status, nutritional status, and, in particular, patients' treatment goals and expectations, an expert said.
25 Apr 2018

Guidance released on acute care, periprocedural management of patients on NOACs

The American Heart Association's scientific statement offers recommendations on monitoring and reversal of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs), among other topics.
15 Feb 2017

Letter from the Editor

This issue features extensive conference coverage from both Internal Medicine 2012 and Hospital Medicine 2012.
15 Jun 2012

Prep for periop

Pain, blood pressure, and transfusions are among the topics covered.
15 Jan 2013

Helping hip fracture patients

Is comanagement the answer?
15 Dec 2020

Program for advanced recovery after surgery associated with shorter stays, better outcomes

The program for patients undergoing colorectal resection or hip fracture repair focused on optimizing nutrition, mobility, pain management, and patient engagement.
17 May 2017

MKSAP quiz on perioperative care

These cases and commentary, which address perioperative care, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
15 Jan 2013

Statins on day of heart surgery may improve survival, outcomes

After coronary artery bypass graft surgery, 30-day all-cause mortality was 1.7% in patients who took statins 24 hours or less before the operation, compared to 2.9% for those who took them 24 to 72 hours before and 3.8% for those who did not take them or whose last dose was more than 72 hours before surgery.
22 Mar 2017

Study finds higher thresholds of troponin I associated with death after cardiac surgery

The troponin level one day after surgery associated with higher risk for death at 30 days was 218 times the upper reference limit (URL) after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting or aortic valve replacement or repair and 499 times the URL after other cardiac surgery.
9 Mar 2022

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