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Featured Image 1ASPS mourns loss of three past presidents, specialty pioneers

Mark Gorney, MD, Peter Randall, MD, and John Lynch, MD, who each led the Society in 1983, 1978 and 1984, respectively, have passed away.

Featured Image 2New cosmetic ‘super-symposium’ Aesthetica to premiere in Las Vegas

Unique symposium merges four popular aesthetic meetings into single event slated April 30-May 2

Featured Image 3PRS Global Open now indexed on PubMed Central

The international, open-access companion journal to PRS reaches major milestone with acceptance from U.S. National Library of Medicine.

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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Should plastic surgeons be required to take ER call?

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.
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