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Pediatric scoring scale helps surgeons decide whether to operate during COVID-19 delays

Pediatric scoring scale helps surgeons decide whether to operate during COVID-19 delays

Pediatric scoring scale helps surgeons decide whether to operate during COVID-19 delays Pediatric scoring scale helps surgeons decide whether to operate during COVID-19 delays Pediatric modification of the Medically Necessary, Time-Sensitive scoring system for operating room procedure prioritization during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: American College of Surgeons As health care …

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    Ergonomic risk factors identified for surgeons

    Ergonomic risk factors identified for surgeons 1

    (HealthDay)—Most surgeons report being in physical pain after performing surgery, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. Liyun Yang, Ph.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues used data from wearable sensors and presurgery and postsurgery surveys …

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      Surgeons successfully treat brain aneurysms using a robot

      Surgeons successfully treat brain aneurysms using a robot 4

      Dr. Vitor Mendes Pereira views images from remote control stent placement for a brain aneurysm. Credit: Roger Boyle Using a robot to treat brain aneurysms is feasible and could allow for improved precision when placing stents, coils and other devices, according to late breaking science presented today at the American …

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        Medical scribes have a positive impact on surgeons and residents

        Medical scribes have a positive impact on surgeons and residents 7

        Some clinicians are turning to medical scribes to reduce the time spent managing electronic health records (EHRs). In fact, incorporating medical scribes into surgical practice increases the number of patients seen, according to research findings presented at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2019. “We wanted to quantify how …

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