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How to Treat Surgical Instruments

“A surgical instrument is only as good as its level of cleanliness. That is something that any doctor, surgeon or medical professional would state. Even the most expensive and innovative surgical instrument could cause numerous problems if i

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Classifying Surgical Instruments

“Keeping up-to-date with the many different classifications of surgical instruments can be challenging given there are so many and there are so many different names and codes for all the instruments. The classification issues can make choosi

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IBM’s Watson Takes On Brain Cancer

“ IBM are collaborating to analyze genetic data to accelerate the race to personalized, life-saving treatment for brain cancer patients. IBM's Watson cognitive computing system will be designed to analyze the genomic data from a small g

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Medicare Database Reveals Top-Paid Doctors

“ Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million. Those are among the findings of an Associated Press analysis of physician data released Wednesday by the Obama administration, part of a

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Ice Packs Shrink Post-Op Pain, Narcotic Use

“ Cryotherapy can help reduce postoperative pain after abdominal surgery, according to a study presented at the 2013 annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). When clinicians applied ice packs to surgical sites, patients rep

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Surgery News UPDATE Launched

“ The American College of Surgeons is pleased to announce the launch of Surgery News UPDATE, a monthly e-newsletter created in partnership with Elsevier Global Medical News.  Check it out for more timely surgical news and information!

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