Elective surgery comes with costs, discomfort, caregiving needs and more – but most adults age 50-80 who opt for an operation were very satisfied they did.
It’s hard to heal in your hospital bed if you’re concerned about your pets at home.
A wealth of evidence suggests these tests are often unnecessary, costly, and can lead to adverse effects.
Postponing procedures during the pandemic sparked anxiety and fear among patients, with many concerned about dying of their conditions before getting surgery.
Almost a quarter of those undergoing common surgical procedures also smoke.