Patients and family members are either neutral or uncomfortable with the idea of "overlapping" or "concurrent" surgery, where the attending surgeon
isn't present in the operating room for part of the procedure, according to survey results published in the November 15, 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
The decision for lateral or medial graft tympanoplasty technique was at the discretion of the attending surgeon
Known as "running two rooms" - or double-booked, simultaneous or concurrent surgery - the practice occurs in teaching hospitals where senior attending surgeons
delegate trainees - usually residents or fellows - to perform parts of one surgery while the attending surgeon
works on a second patient in another operating room.
Para-aortic lymphadenectomy was performed at the discretion of the attending surgeon
Instead of having information about the patient at their fingertips, nurses wait to get briefed by the attending surgeon
He was an attending surgeon
at the Department of Cardiopulmonary Transplantation at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas.
Eighty-six operations were performed under the supervision of attending surgeon
HJD time studies showed that OR staff slowed down significantly when the attending surgeon
was absent from the OR.
Luke Galloway claims offering a blood test for C-Reactive Protein, a marker for inflammation, does not provide any useful additional information to the attending surgeon
MD, is Chief, Spinal Surgical Service, Attending Surgeon
, Spine Care Institute, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA.
Additional factors such as surgical resident and support staff familiarity with attending surgeon
preferences, attending surgeon
tardiness, and even fluoroscopy technician promptness, expertise, and awareness during pre-incision imaging may also reduce efficiency in the university setting.
The family has been reassured by doctors, but the attending surgeon
admitted the boy to the intensive care unit to allow the wound to heal and his condition to improve.