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Presurgery planning may boost postop outcomes

Deconditioning after surgery can happen very quickly, within 24 to 48 hours, but prehabilitation can target modifiable factors to help patients optimize fitness and improve recovery.
1 Jul 2024

New guidelines on perioperative evaluation and management

Cardiology experts released new guidelines on perioperative care of patients undergoing noncardiac surgery last week.
5 Aug 2014

Buprenorphine, cannabis, and other periop challenges

An expert at a recent hospital medicine conference reviewed the latest on perioperative management of medications.
1 Jan 2024

Training in breathing exercises before upper abdominal surgery significantly reduced postoperative pulmonary complications and pneumonia

Study authors noted that the intervention has minimal potential to harm and can be provided within existing hospital clinics that patients must attend before surgery.
30 Jan 2018

Perioperative aspirin may improve short-term outcomes after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior PCI

Seventeen patients with prior percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) would need to be treated with aspirin to prevent one myocardial infarction during the perioperative period, an accompanying editorial noted.
14 Nov 2017

New resource offers pearls for perioperative medicine

A recent book addresses perioperative medicine, including how to be a perioperative consultant, prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism, coexisting medical problems, and common postoperative complications.
1 Feb 2022

New persistent opioid use after elective surgery similar between minor, major procedures

Researchers used administrative health claims from Jan. 1, 2012, to June 30, 2015, among a cohort of privately insured adults ages 18 to 64 years who had surgery between 2013 and 2014.
18 Apr 2017

Perioperative medicine changed in the pandemic

In the face of a lack of guidance on perioperative medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals are developing their own guidelines on timing of surgery after infection in vaccinated patients.
1 May 2022

Correction to a previous issue

An item in the Aug. 28 ACP InternistWeekly required correction.
11 Sep 2012

How to start an NP/PA program

Clarifying the goals behind hiring nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) will help hospital program leaders choose the most suitable model for integrated care.
1 May 2019

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