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Within the hospital, operating rooms use a large amount of resources and generate a high volume of waste, contributing to national and global greenhouse gas emissions. In this scoping review, the authors identify 23 contemporary quality improvement initiatives using a combination of the triple bottom line framework and the 5 “R”s of sustainability.
(Stassen NA, Bhullar I, Cheng JD, et al.)
An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012;73(5 Suppl 4):S294-S300. doi:10.1097/TA.0b013e3182702afc
Article Summary: The guidelines presented here are based on available evidence and expert consensus. They provide useful guidance for management of blunt injury to the spleen.
The SRGS Recommended Reading List is a summary of the most pertinent articles cited in each issue; the editor has carefully selected a group of current, classic, and seminal articles for further study in certain formats of SRGS. The citations below are linked to their abstracts on PubMed, and free full texts are available where indicated.
(Faisal H; Chen C; Masud F)