Surgery

Longer anesthesia duration tied to more surgical complications

(HealthDay)—Increased anesthesia duration is associated with significantly increased rates of surgical complications, especially the need for postoperative transfusion, among patients undergoing microvascular reconstruction ...

Health

Staff training intervention doesn't impact fall prevention

(HealthDay)—An intervention targeting gaps in staff communication and coordination (complexity science-based staff training intervention [CONNECT]) does not improve the impact of an evidence-based falls quality improvement ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monthly feedback linked to improved colonoscopy quality

(HealthDay)—Monthly feedback significantly improves colonoscopy quality measures, but quarterly feedback does not, according to a study published online Sept. 11 in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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