Congress passes one-year Medicare SGR patch, preventing a 24 percent cut to physician payments; ICD-10 delayed until 2015
ASPS invites plastic surgeons and other interested parties to participate in one of the Society's upcoming regional advocacy fly-in events in Washington, D.C.
CDC urges plastic surgeons to be alert for rapidly growing Mycobacterium infections from cases performed in the Dominican Republic
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.
PSN Extra Poll
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 WeekProvide 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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