February 2011 • Février 2011

Can J Surg 2011;54(1)

Editorial • Éditorial

Staff surgeon competence
E.J. Harvey

La compétence des chirurgiens en titre
E.J. Harvey

Quill and Scalpel • Plume et scalpel

Drills and exercises: the way to disaster preparedness
V.C. McAlister

Research • Recherche

Disaster preparedness of Canadian trauma centres: the perspective of medical directors of trauma
D. Gomez, B. Haas, N. Ahmed, H. Tien, A. Nathens

Surgical site infection in abdominal trauma patients: risk prediction and performance of the NNIS and SENIC indexes
C.H. Morales, R.M. Escobar, M.I. Villegas, A. Castaño, J. Trujillo

Quality of life and educational benefit among orthopedic surgery residents: a prospective, multicentre comparison of the night float and the standard call systems
A. Zahrai, J. Chahal, D. Stojimirovic, E.H. Schemitsch, A. Yee, W. Kraemer

Timing of femoral prosthesis insertion during cemented arthroplasty: cement curing and static mechanical strength in an in vivo model
S. Hunt, C. Stone, S. Seal

A pediatric surgeon’s 35-year experience with pilonidal disease in a Canadian children’s hospital
A. Nasr, S.H. Ein

Impact of computed tomography of the abdomen on clinical outcomes in patients with acute right lower quadrant pain: a meta-analysis
S. Krajewski, J. Brown, P.T. Phang, M. Raval, C.J. Brown

Management of pancreatic adenocarcinoma in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study using novel case ascertainment
A.E. Borgida, S. Ashamalla, W. Al-Sukhni, H. Rothenmund, D. Urbach, M. Moore, M. Cotterchio, S. Gallinger

Review • Revue

Complications associated with adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity: a surgeon’s guide
I. Eid, D.W. Birch, A.M. Sharma, V. Sherman, S. Karmali

Continuing Medical Education • Formation médicale continue

Effect of high perioperative oxygen fraction on surgical site infection
A.W. Kirkpatrick, G. Papia, S.A. McCloskey, H.C. Polk Jr., O. Akca, M. Qadan; Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group

Online Correspondence • Correspondance en ligne

Breslow thickness and nodular tumour type
V. Wiwanitkit

The consensus statement on mixed martial arts: emotion, not evidence-based
C.G. Ball, E. Dixon