A1C is not associated with increased 30-day mortality after controlling for glucose
Mortality after elective surgery increases in graded manner as day of surgery approaches weekend.
Adolescent cholecystectomy and colectomy patients may be at the highest risk for persistent opioid use.
Only 36% of patients request oral opioid meds in PACU despite receiving opioid-free anesthesia.
Direct oral anticoagulants not linked to increased risk of major bleeding, death in venous thromboembolism
Quality improvement efforts focused on the link between disclosure and surgeon's wellbeing may help sustain open disclosure policies.
Patients treated in high-performing hospitals face fewer incidences of prolonged hospitalization or nursing-sensitive complications.
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