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Palliative Wound Care: Less Is More.
  • E. Beers
  • Medicine
    The Surgical clinics of North America
  • 5 August 2019
The Role of Patients: Shared Decision-Making.
Frailty predicts morbidity, complications, and mortality in patients undergoing complex abdominal wall reconstruction
It is shown that frailty as measured by mFI is an accurate predictor of morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing CAWR.
Opioid-Prescribing Practices in Plastic Surgery: A Juxtaposition of Attendings and Trainees
The results of this survey demonstrate that knowledge deficits do exist among trainees, and that trainees are significantly less comfortable than their attending counterparts with opioid prescribing and patient management, and the implementation of a thorough postoperative pain management education in residency may be a cogent strategy in mitigating the opioid crisis.
Abstract: Frailty Predicts Morbidity, Complications, and Mortality in Patients Undergoing Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
The association between resident involvement and postoperative complications remains largely unknown and the aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of resident involvement on outcomes of body contouring procedures.
Abstract 117: Opioid Prescribing Practices in Plastic Surgery: A Juxtaposition of Attendings and Trainees
Examination of prescribing practices among Plastic Surgery attendings and residents found the need for more thorough education and training in both opioid prescribing and in the management of the patients taking these potentially harmful medications post-operatively.