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North Carolina Chapter E-News – October 2018

Hurricane Florence, NC Surgeons and Residents Answer the CallDr. Anthony Charles to Lead Global Surgery at UNCCongratulations to North Carolina’s 2018 American College of Surgeons Initiate ClassACS 2018 Clinical CongressSupport Operation Sock Drop at #ACSCC182019...

Post Hurricane Florence Resource Links

Post Hurricane Florence Resource Links Dear NC-ACS Members, The North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (NC-ACS) has assembled some websites and information to assist you in the aftermath of the epic storm, Hurricane Florence. If you have insurance,...

ACS Research Grant Opportunities

ACS Research Grant Opportunities The American College of Surgeons announces the following research awards for U.S. and Canadian members: George H.A. Clowes, Jr., MD, FACS Memorial Research Career Development Award Five-year scholarship providing $45,000 per year in...

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FDA wants medical device manufacturers to package their products with a list of their hardware and software components, according to new draft guidance on medical device cybersecurity. https://t.co/MIWzauBZOh
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#Hospitals can save $25.4 billion if they improve their supply chain operations and harness data, according to a new report. https://t.co/jeT9Q5a5Kv
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Food & Drug Administration plans to release new guidance for #opioid prescribing, which it intends to use as the basis of new digital training tools for providers aimed at addressing the addiction epidemic. https://t.co/onhL1P64U0
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From physicians and scientists to businesses and political leaders, these are this year's 50 most influential people in health care. https://t.co/y3BD9eUVhC
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RT @UNCsim: The UNC #Ophthalmology residents & #MedEd students spent time with Dr. Davis doing corneal transplants. Exceptionally good work…
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RT @UNCsim: Simulating muscle surgery on eyes by suturing flank steak pieces to the eyes with #PedsOptho surgeon Dr. Grace. Excellent #Del…
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North Carolina Chapter E-News - October 2018 https://t.co/Zame3bJZxg
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Receiving a pectoralis nerve plane (PECS) block before #surgery may have improved #postsurgical #pain relief and reduced #opioid consumption among women undergoing #mastectomy for breast #cancer, https://t.co/TJ0CrhyW2v
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About 65% of #surgeons are either acutely or chronically sleep deprived, study finds. https://t.co/10mq75tmsK
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Despite a flood of news reports on the #opioid crisis, many people still want the potentially addictive painkillers after #surgery, a new survey suggests. https://t.co/PdcVfC1VGY
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