Ah, March. Here you are, and you didn’t even come in like a lion. Thanks for that.
First, more information confirming my own bias that communication with our patients and families matters, not just for the fundamental “it’s the right thing to do” reason, but because it also impacts risk of postoperative complications.
This terrific Perspectives piece discusses the role of trainees in the changing medical care landscape in the US.
As my own team works to identify risk factors for delirium in Burn patients, this article with risk factors following colorectal surgery may provide us with some guidance.
Were you there for my friend Mary Klingensmith’s fantastic ASE Presidential address last April? If you missed it (or if you were there and loved it), here it is in print.
Side reading: February’s book group book was Alexander Marra’s The Tsar of Love and Techno. VERY highly recommended.