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Featured Image 1ASPS past president, plastic surgery leader Michael McGuire, MD, dies at age 70

A tireless advocate for the specialty and patient safety, Dr. McGuire is widely recognized as having forged a distinguished career as a private practitioner and a leader of organized plastic surgery.

Featured Image 2Enthusiasm, need drive education in Hue, Vietnam: A hand Fellow’s international experience

Debuting in July 1946, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery quickly established itself as the specialty's premier scientific journal. As the journal celebrates its 70th anniversary, PRS Editor-in-Chief, Rod Rohrich, MD, discusses the journal’s rich history and what the future holds.

Featured Image 3PRS celebrates 70 years of publishing innovation

Debuting in July 1946, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery quickly established itself as the specialty's premier scientific journal. As the journal celebrates its 70th anniversary, PRS Editor-in-Chief, Rod Rohrich, MD, discusses the journal’s rich history and what the future holds.

The Death of JFK: 50 Years Later

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To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, PRS Editor-in-Chief Rod Rohrich, MD interviews Robert McClelland, MD – one of the trauma surgeons on call at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, when the president was carried into Trauma Room One. This clip is a portion of the interview that will be available online with the November 2013 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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CPT Quiz

True or False: Skin substitute graft codes can be used for non-graft wound dressings such as gels, ointments, foams or liquids, as wellas for injected skin substitutes.

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Practice Management Tip of the Week

Provide patients and family with comprehensive discharge instructions that include a list of prescribed medications, diet and activity restrictions – and a list of side effects related to surgery and anesthesia. Defining the time parameters related to surgical complications may help to ensure that the patient understands when to contact the physician.
-The Doctors Company
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