Resources

Nov 30.2017
Buchlak et al., CRMM -Quinlan D. Buchlak et al.
Complication avoidance with pre-operative screening: insights from the Seattle spine team: Abstract Complication rates for complex adult lumbar scoliosis surgery are unacceptably high. Standardized preoperative evaluation protocols have been Read More...
Nov 30.2017
Smaller study success in reducing SSI risk not scalable despite high adherence to processes. Joint Commission multi-institutional surgical care improvement project (SCIP) “accountability Read More...
Nov 30.2017
Study Design: Retrospective cohort study using the Pediatric Health Information System database. Objective: To describe longitudinal patterns of prophylactic antibiotic use and determinants of antibiotic choice for spinal fusion Read More...
Nov 30.2017
Study Design: Retrospective cohort study using the Pediatric Health Information Systems database. Objective: To determine the association between antifibrinolytic use and red cell transfusions in spinal fusion operations performed Read More...
Nov 30.2017
Readmission for surgical-site infection (SSIs) following spinal fusion for NMS impacts costs, patient risk, and family burden; however, it may be preventable. The purpose of this study was to Read More...
Nov 30.2017
Lean methodology was developed in the manufacturing industry to increase output and decrease costs. These labor organization methods have become the mainstay of major manufacturing companies Read More...
Nov 30.2017
Study Design. Observational cohort pilot study. Objective. To determine the impact of a multidisciplinary conference on treatment decisions for lumbar degenerative spine Read More...
Nov 30.2017
Abstract Complication rates for complex adult lumbar scoliosis surgery are unacceptably high. Standardized preoperative evaluation protocols have been shown to significantly reduce the likelihood of a spectrum of negative Read More...
Nov 30.2017
OBJECTIVE Systematic multidisciplinary approaches to improving quality and safety in complex surgical care have shown promise. Complication rates from complex spine surgery range from 10% to 90% for all surgeries, Read More...