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Improving resident performance on standardized assessments of medical knowledge: a retrospective analysis of interventions correlated to American Board of Surgery In-Service Training Examination performance.
Buckley EJ, Markwell S, Farr D, Sanfey H, Mellinger J.
Am J Surg
. 2015 Oct;210(4):734-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.06.004. Epub 2015 Jul 2.

Are Higher Hospital Venous Thromboembolism Rates an Indicator of Better Quality?: Evaluation of the Validity of a Hospital Quality Measure.
Minami CA, Bilimoria KY.
Adv Surg
. 2015;49(1):185-204. doi: 10.1016/j.yasu.2015.03.002. Review. No abstract available.
PMID: 26299499

The impact of health literacy in the care of surgical patients: a qualitative systematic review.
De Oliveira GS Jr, McCarthy RJ, Wolf MS, Holl J.
BMC Surg
. 2015 Jul 17;15:86. doi: 10.1186/s12893-015-0073-6.
PMID:26182987 Free PMC Article

Objective structured assessment of nontechnical skills: Reliability of a global rating scale for the in-training assessment in the operating room.
Dedy NJ, Szasz P, Louridas M, Bonrath EM, Husslein H, Grantcharov TP.
. 2015 Jun;157(6):1002-13. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2014.12.023. Epub 2015 Feb 20.
PMID: 25704419

Pooled Open Blocks Shorten Wait Times for Nonelective Surgical Cases.
Zenteno AC, Carnes T, Levi R, Daily BJ, Price D, Moss SC, Dunn PF.
Ann Surg
. 2015 Jul;262(1):60-7. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001003.

Variation in Transfusion Practices and the Effect on Outcomes After Noncardiac Surgery.
Abdelsattar ZM, Hendren S, Wong SL, Campbell DA Jr, Henke P.
Ann Surg
. 2015 Jul;262(1):1-6. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001264.
PMID: 26020111

The utility of the matrix format for surgical morbidity and mortality conference.
Bhalla VK, Boone L, Lewis F, Gucwa AL, Kruse EJ.
Am Surg
. 2015 May;81(5):503-6.
PMID: 25975336

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