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Optimizing preoperative medical consultation
March 27, 2023

Optimizing preoperative medical consultation

Preoperative medical consultation is a critical step in ensuring the success of any surgical procedure. It is a comprehensive evaluation of a patient’s health status before surgery. This evaluation helps the surgical team determine the patient’s readiness for surgery, identify any underlying health conditions that may affect the outcome of the procedure, and provide appropriate […]

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February 28, 2023

The User Experience in Remote Surgical Consultation

A recent study explored how surgeons perceived telemedicine in surgical consultation. The results suggest that a positive user experience is essential for telemedicine services to be adopted by clinicians. We used intelligent survey software to design domain-specific measures of perceived usefulness and satisfaction during teleguidance in ERCP, an increasingly popular surgical procedure. The User Experience […]

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February 20, 2023

Surgical Education: Principle and Practice for the Future

Training must evolve as duty-hour restrictions and advances in scientific knowledge continue to challenge surgical residents. Adult learning theory offers a framework to help surgical education programs improve their training processes. One such model is a remote learning model incorporating video-based training and face-to-face instruction. Principles Surgical education is expensive and complex, with many factors […]

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February 14, 2023

Guidance for Reducing the Impact of COVID-19 During Surgery

As the coronavirus disease 2019 , COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, surgical care must be carefully planned and performed to minimize infection risks. Surgical procedures should be based on sound medical judgment, the availability of resources, and the patient’s overall condition. This requires day-by-day, data-driven case triage. Minimize Aerosolization Aerosolization of COVID-19 occurs during procedures […]

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February 8, 2023

The Effect of Web-Based Education on Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction is a complex blend of cognitive and emotional experiences that are influenced by a wide range of variables. It is a fundamental metric to target and directly affects the hospital’s bottom line.¬†Web-based patient education is a relatively new strategy for educating patients, as it is less expensive and takes far less time than […]

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Write a Systematic Review for the Journal of Plastic Surgery
January 31, 2023

Write a Systematic Review for the Journal of Plastic Surgery

Systematic reviews (SRs) are a critical tool for evidence-based plastic surgery. They are designed and performed a priori to reduce bias and ensure transparent, reproducible research. This study aims to identify the quality of synthetic reviews published in the Annals of Surgery over a 10-year eligibility period. This was determine by examining the proportion of […]

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January 24, 2023

COVID-19 Surgery Minimization Guidance

Summary of Guidance for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 during Surgery is intended to provide physicians with information on the role of SARS-CoV-2 in the perioperative period. It includes information on PCR testing, symptoms and signs of infection that may occur during or after surgery, as well as perioperative care and prevention of admission for […]

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Surgery
January 18, 2023

The Role of General Surgery Consultations in Patient Management

The role of general surgery consultations in patient management can vary based on the physician. The type of patient, surgical procedure, and time of year can influence the physician’s decision to consult. In some instances, it’s a wise choice to seek the opinions of specialists in a particular field before having surgery. Surgical residents had […]

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Plastic Surgery
December 29, 2022

Journal of Plastic Surgery – An Example of a Systematic Review

A systematic review thoroughly examines a research topic and is commonly used in scientific disciplines such as medicine and law. It is a process that involves identifying a problem, conducting a comprehensive literature search, interpreting the results that have been presented, and presenting the findings in an orderly and logical manner. The Journal of Plastic […]

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December 15, 2022

How to Become a Plastic Surgeon

Getting into a plastic surgery program is easy if you know where to look. There are plenty of options for getting into a medical school and many post-residency fellowships and training opportunities. Here are a few of the things you need to know. Plastic surgeons, such as Divino Plastic Surgery, also perform a variety of […]

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