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Patient Safety CME

  • Creator:   Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Updated:   3/28/2019
  • Contains:  37 items
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Patient Safety

Safety Profiles of Fat Processing Techniques in Autologous Fat Transfer for Breast Reconstruction

Ruan, Qing Zhao; Rinkinen, Jacob R.; Doval, Andres F.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(4):985-991, April 2019.

Opioid Prescribing and Consumption Patterns following Outpatient Plastic Surgery Procedures

Rose, Katherine R.; Christie, Brian M.; Block, Lisa M.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(3):929-938, March 2019.

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Pathway for Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Sebai, Mohamad E.; Siotos, Charalampos; Payne, Rachael M.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(3):655-666, March 2019.

Persistent Opioid Use and High-Risk Prescribing in Body Contouring Patients

Bennett, Katelyn G.; Kelley, Brian P.; Vick, Alexis D.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(1):87-96, January 2019.

Smoking and Postoperative Complications in Plastic and General Surgical Procedures: A Propensity Score–Matched Analysis of 294,903 Patients from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database from 2005 to 2014

Fu, Rose H.; Toyoda, Yoshiko; Li, Lu; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(6):1633-1643, December 2018.

Understanding Fatal Fat Embolism in Gluteal Lipoinjection: A Review of the Medical Records and Autopsy Reports of 16 Patients

Bayter-Marin, Jorge Enrique; Cárdenas-Camarena, Lázaro; Aguirre-Serrano, Herley; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(5):1198-1208, November 2018.

Abdominal Panniculectomy: Determining the Impact of Diabetes on Complications and Risk Factors for Adverse Events

Kantar, Rami S.; Rifkin, William J.; Wilson, Stelios C.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):462e-471e, October 2018.

Preoperative Multimodal Analgesia Decreases Postanesthesia Care Unit Narcotic Use and Pain Scores in Outpatient Breast Surgery

Barker, Jenny C.; DiBartola, Kaitlin; Wee, Corinne; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):443e-450e, October 2018.

Improving Safety after Abdominoplasty: A Retrospective Review of 1128 Cases

Dutot, Marie-Charlotte; Serror, Kevin; Al Ameri, Omar; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(2):355-362, August 2018.

The Impact of Once- versus Twice-Daily Enoxaparin Prophylaxis on Risk for Venous Thromboembolism and Clinically Relevant Bleeding

Pannucci, Christopher J.; Fleming, Kory I.; Agarwal, Jayant; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(1):239-249, July 2018.

To Admit or Not to Admit: That is the Cleft Lip Question. Confirming the Safety of Outpatient Cleft Lip Repair

Fahradyan, Artur; Galdyn, Izabela; Azadgoli, Beina; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(1):159-168, July 2018.

Staying Safe during Gluteal Fat Transplantation

Villanueva, Nathaniel L.; Del Vecchio, Daniel A.; Afrooz, Paul N.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(1):79-86, January 2018.