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The incremental risk of noncardiac surgery on adverse cardiac events following coronary stenting.
Holcomb CN, Graham LA, Richman JS, Rhyne RR, Itani KM, Maddox TM, Hawn MT.
J Am Coll Cardiol
. 2014 Dec 30;64(25):2730-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.09.072.
PMID: 25541124

Trends in Emergent Hernia Repair in the United States
Christopher A. Beadles, MD, PhD, Ashley D. Meagher, MD, Anthony G. Charles, MD, MPH.
JAMA Surg. Published online January 07, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.1242

Emergency surgery pre-operative delays - Realities and economic impacts.
O'Leary DP, Beecher S, McLaughlin R.
Int J Surg. 2014 Dec;12(12):1333-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2014.10.002. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

Single-dose Systemic Acetaminophen to Prevent Postoperative Pain: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
De Oliveira GS Jr, Castro-Alves LJ, McCarthy RJ.
Clin J Pain
. 2015 Jan;31(1):86-93. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000081.

Surgical Duration and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism
John Y. S. Kim, MD, Nima Khavanin, BS, Aksharananda Rambachan, BA, et al.
JAMA Surg. Published online December 03, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.1841

Risk and Patterns of Secondary Complications in Surgical Inpatients
Elliot Wakeam, MD, Joseph A. Hyder, MD, PhD, Wei Jiang, MS, et al.
JAMA Surg. Published online December 03, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.1795

Care Fragmentation in the Postdischarge Period:  Surgical Readmissions, Distance of Travel, and Postoperative Mortality
Thomas C. Tsai, MD, MPH, E. John Orav, PhD, Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH.
JAMA Surg. Published online December 03, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2014.2071

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