February 2005 • Février 2005

Can J Surg 2005;48(1)

Editorial • Éditorial

Quality care is Job One
G.L. Warnock

Les soins de qualité font du chemin
G.L. Warnock

Quill on Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Appropriate preoperative investigations in the management of rectal cancer
H.S. Stern

Audit to improve
J.M.A. Bohnen


Original Articles • Articles originaux

Single versus sequential fine-needle aspiration biopsy in the management of thyroid nodular disease
J.C. Furlan, Y.C. Bedard, I.B. Rosen

The investigation of primary rectal cancer by surgeons: current pattern of practice
T.P.W. McMullen, A.M. Easson, Z. Cohen, C.J. Swallow

Personal finances of residents at three Canadian universities
J.M.H. Teichman, E. Matsumoto, M. Smart, A.E. Smith, W. Tongco, D.E. Hosking, A.E. MacNeily, M.A.S. Jewett

A comparison of plate versus staple-and-cast fixation in maintaining femoral tibial alignment after valgus tibial osteotomy
M.M. Harrison, J.P. Waddell

Review Article • Article de revue

Defining medical error
E.D. Grober, J.M.A. Bohnen

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Surgical Education and Self-Assessment Program (SESAP)

Surgical images: soft tissue. Incarcerated gallbladder in a parastomal hernia
S.D. St. Peter, J. Heppell

Radiology for the surgeon: musculoskeletal case 34
R.S. Ryan, P.L. Munk

Trauma and Critical Care • Traumatologie et soins critiques

Emergent management of pelvic ring injuries: an update
K. Mohanty, D. Musso, J.N. Powell, J.B. Kortbeek, A.W. Kirkpatrick

Evidence-Based Surgery • Chirurgie factuelle

Users’ guide to the surgical literature

Self-audit and practice appraisal for surgeons
D.W. Birch, C.H. Goldsmith, V. Tandan, for the Evidence-Based Surgery Working Group

Canadian Association of General Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. 12

Primary repair for penetrating colon injuries
M. Taylor, S. Logsetty, for members of the CAGS Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Brief Communication • Communication abrégée

Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica of the ankle in children
K. Bakerman, M. Letts, L. Lawton

Open tracheostomy in a suspect severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) patient: brief technical communication
N. Ahmed, G.M.T. Hare, J. Merkley, R. Devlin, A. Baker

Elective and emergency surgery in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
H.C. Tien, T. Chughtai, A. Jogeklar, A.B. Cooper, F. Brenneman

Case Notes • Notes de cas

An unusual presentation of a secondary extramedullary plasmacytoma in a patient with multiple myeloma
M. Dzierzanowski, G.A. Porter

Laparoscopic management of incarcerated obturator hernia
K.K. Yau, W.T. Siu, C.H. Chau, P.C. Yang, M.K.W. Li

Retroperitoneal hemorrhage secondary to a ruptured cavernous hemangioma
T.L. Forbes

Management of perforated duodenal diverticula
W.W. Marhin, B.J. Amson