This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2016 National Clinical Guideline Centre’s guideline on routine preoperative tests for elective surgery.
Because of postsurgical risks of death, complication, and functional decline in older patients, Finlayson and colleagues conduct a review of treatment goals and evidence relating risk factors to adverse outcomes in 54 studies (encompassing 13 years) of 1 558 516 patients (aged >60 years).
This meta-analysis summarizes published evidence about the prevalence of mental health conditions in patients undergoing bariatric surgery and associations between those conditions and weight loss outcomes.
This randomized trial compares the effects of postoperative oral cephalexin-metronidazole vs placebo on frequency of surgical site infection (SSI) in obese women undergoing cesarean delivery.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of preoperative levosimendan vs placebo on the incidence of postoperative low cardiac output syndrome in patients with low ventricular ejection fraction who were undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting with cardiopulmonary bypass.
Raebel and colleagues compare use of opioid medications for chronic pain 1 year before bariatric surgery vs 1 year after in a retrospective cohort study of 11 719 US patients from 2005 through 2009. In an Editorial, Alford discusses risks associated with opioid use and decreasing the need for chronic opioid therapy.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of an individualized blood pressure management strategy vs standard blood pressure management strategy on postoperative organ dysfunction among high-risk patients undergoing major surgery.
This narrative review summarizes evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence in women, including use of exercises, lifestyle modifications, medications, and surgical approaches to manage the condition.
This population-based study characterize rates of hematuria-related complications among patients taking antithrombotic medications.
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