Medical / Surgery

200 years of surgery reviewed

Author Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, has written a fascinating article on the history of surgery for The New England Journal…

Counterfeit surgical mesh

On March 11, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about counterfeit surgical mesh being distributed under C.…

Peril on Periphery

Peripheral arterial disease is all too common – and all too often goes unrecognized.

Team training reduces surgical morbidity

The Veterans Health Administration Medical Team Training program, designed to improve teamwork between nurses and physicians, significantly decreased surgical morbidity…
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