Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer--a Modified Audit for Surgeons in Private Practice (Clinical Report)

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer–a Modified Audit for Surgeons in Private Practice (Clinical Report)

Background. Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is a technique that is widely used in the management of early breast cancer. Surgeons are encouraged to validate their initial SLNB results by performing an audit in which both a SLNB and an axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) are performed. For surgeons in solo private practice this is […]

Surgeons and HIV: South African Attitudes (Original Articles) (Report)

Surgeons and HIV: South African Attitudes (Original Articles) (Report)

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) have had a considerable impact on society. (1) South Africa has an estimated 5.7 million adults and children living with HIV, and an estimated 350 000 AIDS-related deaths in 2007. (2) The initial focus of risk in the medical setting was on health care […]

Health Care Reimbursement: Clemens to Clinton (Society of Baylor Surgeons Meeting)

Health Care Reimbursement: Clemens to Clinton (Society of Baylor Surgeons Meeting)

THE HISTORY OF HEALTH INSURANCE The history of health insurance goes back centuries, possibly to ancient China and the Norman Conquest. Henry I introduced sweeping health care reforms to the newly combined kingdoms of England and Normandy. Soon thereafter, at least one “physician,” “John of Essex,” was receiving an honorarium of one penny per day […]

Remarks on medical jurisprudence: intended for the general information of juries and young surgeons.

Remarks on medical jurisprudence: intended for the general information of juries and young surgeons.

Remarks on medical jurisprudence: intended for the general information of juries and young surgeons., William Dease. Remarks on medical jurisprudence: intended for the general information of juries and young surgeons. Dease, William, 1752?-1798. vii,[1],32p. ; 8⁰. Dublin : printed by James Reilly, 1793. Anonymous. By William Dease. With a half-title. Reproduction of original from the […]