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The 7th Airborne Forward Surgical Team (FST) has deployed to Chad in 2015 and 2016, in support of French military forces. Humanitarian surgical care is known to represent a significant part of the surgical activity in such missions, but to date limited data have been published on the subject.
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Name: Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
Forward surgical teams (FSTs) have been used as highly mobile surgical facilities that provide "damage control" medical support in modern wars. FST regiments differ greatly in different armed services...
Surgical excellence demands teamwork. Poor team behaviors negatively affect team performance and are associated with adverse events and worse outcomes. Interventions to improve surgical teamwork focus...
Oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) is an acute surgical specialty, and members of the surgical team may be exposed to challenging incidents. We have evaluated the experiences of members of OMFS tea...
Interdisciplinary collaboration is key to safe surgical positioning. Although the surgical procedure dictates the patient's position, surgeons, anesthesia care providers, intraoperative nurses, and an...
Discussion of outcomes of surgical sepsis is no longer straightforward. Definitions of sepsis have changed recently and updated data are scant. Surgical patient populations are often heterogeneous; th...
Emergency ambulatory care ("day-case" care that does not involve staying in a hospital bed overnight) is now well-established for medical patients and is being used increasingly for surgic...
Prospective, single center, postmarket clinical study to obtain clinical experience with the use of SERI® Surgical Scaffold for soft tissue support and repair in breast reconstruction.
This two arms parallel cluster-randomized trial will evaluate the impact of monitoring surgical outcomes using Shewhart control chart (intervention) on the occurence of major adverse event...
This study looks at the difference in surgical scar outcomes between two different surgical incision methods during thyroid surgery: scalpel vs electrocautery. Patients who are already sch...
That study have the primary purpose identify if exist difference to the healing and quality of life between women that use of a surgical support bra, common support bra and without support...
Surgical techniques in which SUTURES are not applied to surgical wounds.
Sterile clothing worn during surgical procedures to protect the surgical site from sources of contamination.
Nonexpendable apparatus used during surgical procedures. They are differentiated from SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, usually hand-held and used in the immediate operative field.
Surgical procedures performed using a computer that remotely controls surgical instruments attached to mechanical arms designed to perform the tasks of the surgeon.
Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.