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Waste during spinal surgery expensive but reduced with educational program

Orthopedics Today, December 2011
CHICAGO — Although the intraoperative spine surgery waste found in one academic medical center would extrapolate out to nearly $127…
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High rate of adverse events found among patients with traumatic spinal cord injuries

Orthopedics Today, December 2011
CHICAGO — More than 83% of patients who had a traumatic spinal cord injury also sustained adverse events while undergoing acute hospital care at one…
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Surgical site infection risk not decreased through continuing antibiotics for drain duration

November 8, 2011
CHICAGO — Surgical site infection rate is not decreased by continuing postoperative antibiotics for the duration of postoperative drain…