Surgery Information Center
Hospitalization for vaccine-preventable infections occurs in more than 15% of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients in the first five years after surgery.
However, lean mass and absolute grip strength decline after surgery.
Peripheral nerve decompression surgery may be effective in reducing migraine headache frequency and intensity.
Basal insulin, with or without nutritional correction, is the best approach to manage blood glucose in noncritically ill surgical patients.
The use of non-sterile gloves for minor procedures may haver a lower rate of infection compared with sterilized gloves.
With these tips, a clinician can prepare a patient undergoing surgery control post-operative pain.
Starting with physical therapy and having surgery only if that failed was as effective as immediate surgery in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.
After a fall on an outstretched hand, wrist injuries are common, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.
Learn what factors distort the waves used in scanning procedures when metal is present.
Which drugs need to be stopped before surgery and how far in advance?
Could vitamin D and calcium supplements be causing foul smelling urine?
Pediatrics patients with asthma who have to undergo surgery are at risk for complications.
Consider using topical ethyl chloride before the use of anesthesia when working with infected skin.
Enlisting a parent's help can provide comfort without a scary needle or painful injection.