A new quality improvement study found involving the anticoagulation clinic before elective gastrointestinal endoscopy could help facilitate antithrombotic medication management.
Research suggests that patients and physicians should be aware of opioid use before elective operations such as hysterectomy and bariatric surgery.
Athletes prepare for competition well in advance. Surgical patients, a Michigan Medicine team asserts, ought to do the same.
When high-risk patients need surgery, doctors might take a cue from coaches. A U-M program is helping some clinicians draft the playbook.