No S.C.A.R.E. Protocol: A Streamlined Safety Protocol.

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Summary of "No S.C.A.R.E. Protocol: A Streamlined Safety Protocol."

Despite the proven success of anterior cervical surgery (ACS) postoperative issues can arise, with retropharyngeal hematoma (RH) being one of the most feared. A recent USA Today article highlighted the failed management and subsequent death of patients developing RH after ACS. The article calls into question the safety of performing ACS in an outpatient setting.


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Name: The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
ISSN: 1940-5480


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