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Welcome to the Surgery Subject Guide

Discover the latest research: Alerts and updates from your favourite journals, websites, and social media.

Search for the best evidence: View journalsfind articles, and browse books. All the best resources to locate background information, research answers to practice questions, and find peer-reviewed articles.

Explore practice and patient resources: Topical information to support evidence-informed practice. Browse guidelines, Alberta Health Services links, professional association web pages, grey literature, and much more.

What's New & Latest Research

Top picks from the latest surgical research and beyond. Updated monthly by your colleagues at Knowledge Resource Service.

  • The surgical evolution of managing chronic heart failure. (Can J Cardiol. 2023 Feb)
  • Perioperative optimization of the cardiac surgical patient. (Can J Cardiol. 2023 Feb)
  • Development of an enhanced recovery after surgery surgical safety checklist through a modified delphi process. (JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Feb)
  • Clinical practice guidelines for enhanced recovery after colon and rectal surgery from the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. (Surg Endosc. 2022 Dec)
  • Intraoperative Transfusion Strategies: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. (AORN J. 2022 Dec) 
  • Effect of oral antimicrobial prophylaxis on surgical site infection after elective colorectal surgery: multicentre, randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial. (BMJ 2022 Nov)


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