News tagged with surgeons

More than two-thirds of surgeons are 'employed'

(HealthDay)—There is a substantial shift in practice environment occurring among surgeons in the United States, with more surgeons becoming employees, according to a study published in the April issue of ...

Apr 20, 2013
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War medicine now is helping Boston bomb victims

The bombs that made Boston look like a combat zone have also brought battlefield medicine to their civilian victims. A decade of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has sharpened skills and scalpels, leading to ...

Apr 18, 2013
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Surgeons support nonphysician screens for low back pain

(HealthDay)—Most spine surgeons are interested in a nonphysician clinician (NPC) model of care for screening of low back or low back-related leg pain for patients referred for a surgical assessment, according ...

Apr 12, 2013
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Gynecomastia has psychological impact on adolescent boys

Persistent breast enlargement (gynecomastia) negatively affects self-esteem and other areas of mental and emotional health in in adolescent males, reports the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the offici ...

Apr 02, 2013
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