Surgery

A dream of sustainable surgery in Uganda

Nasser Kakembo, MD, is a pediatric surgeon—one of just four among the 200 surgeons who serve more than 40 million people in Uganda. He gets up at 5 a.m. every weekday and drives 40 minutes to the hospital in Kampala, the ...

Pediatrics

Keep Halloween spooky, but safe

(HealthDay)—Kids may encounter some scary surprises on Halloween, but they shouldn't get injured while they go trick-or-treating.

Surgery

ACS NSQIP now offers a pediatric surgical risk calculator

For many of the most common pediatric operations performed in the U.S., the new American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) Pediatric Surgical Risk Calculator provides an individualized ...

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