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16:19 EDT 1st August 2015 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: Cultivating Quality: Early Postoperative Ambulation: Back to Basics.

A quality improvement project increases postoperative ambulation and decreases patient complications.

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Breast Implants - Augmentation

Breast implants are medical devices that are used to augment breast size or to reconstruct the breast following mastectomy or to correct a congenital abnormality. Breast implants consist of a silico...

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Simple, active intervention program after major thoracic surgery reduces ER visits and saves money

(American Association for Thoracic Surgery) Alarmingly, readmission after pulmonary resection for lung cancer has been associated with worse outcomes, including higher mortality. Thus, reducing readmi...

Safe to drive two weeks after hip-replacement surgery, US experts claim

Advances in surgery, pain management and rehabilitation mean that people who have a total hip replacement may be able to safely drive as early as two weeks after surgery, according to research present...

Perjeta recommended for approval in EU for use before surgery in HER2-positive early breast cancer

The CHMP has recommended that the EC approves the use of Perjeta for the neoadjuvant treatment of adult patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer... The post Perjeta recommended for approval in ...

Even for Tiny Lumps, More Women Are Choosing Double Mastectomy

(Washington Post) – In a study published recently in the journal JAMA Surgery, researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center examined a national surgery database of 1.2 million patients ...

Early rehab doesn't increase adverse events post-CABG

(HealthDay)—Early enrollment in cardiac rehabilitation does not increase major adverse event rates among patients who recently underwent open heart surgery, according to a study published in the Feb...

Surgery Not Always Needed for Early Form of Breast Cancer: Study

WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 -- Surgery for a very early type of breast cancer does not significantly improve outcomes for patients, according to research that raises questions about the overuse of surgery...

Cons of some types of knee surgery outweigh the pros for older people claims new review

The benefits of knee surgery for middle-aged or older people with knee pain and degenerative disease has been called into question by research in the British Medical Journal. Experts looked at data fr...

SBRT Offers Short-Term Improvements Over Surgery in Early-Stage NSCLC

Though surgery is the standard treatment for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer, a new study suggests that stereotactic body radiotherapy offers lower immediate mortality and toxicity.

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Factors associated with community ambulation in chronic stroke.

Loss of independent community ambulation is one of the most disabling consequences of stroke. The aim of this study was to investigate the association of multiple personal and post-stroke factors with...

The Effect of Early Ambulation on Patient Outcomes for Total Joint Replacement.

The National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses published clinical practice guidelines in 2010 to improve outcomes with day of surgery mobilization in the total joint replacement patient (). With the c...

Post-Operative Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Pediatric Surgery: A Randomised Study.

Interest in animal-assisted therapy has been fuelled by studies supporting the many health benefits. The purpose of this study was to better understand the impact of an animal-assisted therapy program...

Predictors of not regaining basic mobility after hip fracture surgery.

Abstract Purpose: Regaining basic mobility after hip fracture surgery is a milestone in the in-hospital rehabilitation. The aims were to investigate predictors for not regaining basic mobility at the ...

A System-Wide Enhanced Recovery Program Focusing on Two Key Process Steps Reduces Complications and Readmissions in Patients Undergoing Bowel Surgery.

Enhanced recovery programs (ERPs) can improve outcomes following bowel surgery, but implementing an ERP across a large healthcare system remains challenging. In this study, a simplified ERP that focus...

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