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08:11 EDT 21st September 2017 | BioPortfolio

The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of the surgical patient. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 74,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit www.facs.org.


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Trauma centers with American College of Surgeons verification have fewer complications

Major complications from injury—and consequently a longer hospital stay—are more likely for pediatric and elderly patients nationwide when treatment occurs at a trauma center not verified by the A...

Training surgeons to teach the public is effective in advancing bleeding control knowledge

(American College of Surgeons) Training surgeons in bleeding control techniques so that they can in turn train the general public is an effective way to disseminate bleeding control knowledge and teac...

Enhanced recovery pathway for colorectal surgical patients improves outcomes, reduces cost

(American College of Surgeons) A protocol that standardizes care before, during, and after colorectal operations has reduced hospital stays by more than half, reduced complications by more than one-th...

New guideline aims to reduce infections in total hip & knee replacement patients

(American College of Rheumatology) According to a new guideline released by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), the risk of joint infe...

San Francisco surgeon Dr. Timothy Chuter receives the 2017 Jacobson Innovation Award

(American College of Surgeons) The 2017 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) was presented to Timothy A.M. Chuter, B.M. B.S., D.M., F.A.C.S., at a dinner held in his hon...

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Receives Trauma Center Verifications from the American College of Surgeons

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has been verified as a Level I Adult and a Level II Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma.

New guideline aims to reduce infections in total hip and knee replacement patients

According to a new guideline released by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), the risk of joint infection resulting from total hip and ...

Clinical registry solution market heads toward $2 billion

Specialty medical societies such as the American College of Cardiology and American College of Surgeons sponsor clinical registries that collect observational data on patients with specific conditions...

PubMed Articles [4751 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

American College of Surgeons 2017 statement on health care reform.

Initial Steps in Training the Public about Bleeding Control: Surgeon Participation and Evaluation.

With increasing active shooter and intentional mass casualty events, as well as everyday injuries resulting in severe bleeding, there have been calls for the public to learn bleeding control technique...

Responding to Crisis: Surgeons as Leaders in Disaster Response.

2016 ACS Governors Survey: MACRA: Are surgeons ready?

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Needs-Based Assessment of Trauma Systems (NBATS): Estimates for the State of California.

In 2015, the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma convened a consensus conference to develop the Needs Based Assessment of Trauma Systems (NBATS) tool to assist in determining the number o...

Clinical Trials [1264 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Perioperative Aspirin Usage Survey

This is a survey of members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), to describe and explore current patterns of their decisions about withholding or continuation for patients taking asp...

Korea Surgical Quality Improvement Program

The member of National Evidence-based Healthcare Collaborating Agency and the planning committee of Korean Association of hepato-biliary pancreatic Surgery established the protocol of Kore...

Disseminating Organizational SBI Services at Trauma Centers

The goal of the Disseminating Organizational Screening and Brief Interventions Services (DO-SBIS) investigation is to capitalize on the unique opportunity afforded by the American College ...

Impact of Sleep Workshops in College Students

The purpose of this pilot study is to assess the impact of sleep workshops on sleep, mood, anxiety and well-being measures in a sample of college students. College students have a high pre...

Polaris Oncology Survivor Transition (POST) System

The POST's public health impact is likely to be substantial because it will improve cancer survivorship planning, which is currently an important deficiency in cancer care recognized by th...

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American College of Surgeons

The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of the surgical p...

The American College of Surgeons

The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of the surgical p...

Jordan Health Systems, Inc.

Jordan Hospital is a not-for-profit organization serving 12 towns in Plymouth and Barnstable Counties. Established in 1901, Jordan Hospital is a full-service, 155-bed acute care c...

Dr. Robert Schwartz

Dr. Robert Schwartz is a nationally respected, Dallas-based plastic surgeon. He's authored more than a dozen articles published in professional journals and is a frequent speaker on the subject. He is...

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

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