Surgery no better for wrist fracture in older adults

For persons aged 60 years or older with displaced distal radius fracture, surgical treatment seems not to be better than nonsurgical treatment for patient-reported wrist function, according to a study published online April ...


Nurse work environment affects patient outcome

(HealthDay)—Surgical patients in hospitals with good nurse work environments have lower odds of intensive care unit admission and mortality, according to a study published online Dec. 15 in AACN Advanced Critical Care.

Oncology & Cancer

Microspheres delay progression of colon cancer

Targeted radioembolization alongside chemotherapy improved progress-free survival for patients with colon cancer that had metastasized to the liver, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.


Mistreatment is common among LGBTQ surgery residents

U.S. surgical residents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or other sexual and gender identities (LGBTQ+) reported higher rates of mistreatment in their training programs compared to their non-LGBTQ+ peers, ...

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