Scientific American Surgery

Scientific American Surgery
2018 © Decker Intellectual Properties
Stanley W. Ashley, MD, FACS, Editor-in-Chief
Surgery, Evidence Based Medicine


Scientific American Surgery Returns! Decker Intellectual Properties Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with Scientific American to re-establish the comprehensive professional surgical database, Scientific American Surgery. First published in 1989 under the name Care of the Surgical Patient, now includes an enhanced surgical offering through this agreement with Scientific American. For the past eleven years (2002-2013), the resource was known as American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgery.

Scientific American Surgery has a reputation of providing practicing surgeons and students with comprehensive and up-to-date surgical information. Now, Scientific American will offer the editors of SAS access to Scientific American Magazine's vast archive and cutting-edge reporting to incorporate relevant articles into the surgical database.

Scientific American Surgery is a continuously updated online resource. It covers all subspecialties of surgery plus Competency-Based Surgical Care, Care in Special Situations, Scientific Foundations, and Organ Systems. SAS provides clear and actionable diagnostic and procedural recommendations.

This title updates: Monthly

Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"Scientific American set a new standard for health science publishers when it launched Care of the Surgical Patient in 1989."
"It was then and remains today a graphically rich resource for both surgeons and students. We are excited to draw on Scientific American's content to enhance the editorial offering of the surgical database."

-- Brian Decker, CEO, Decker Intellectual Properties

"Sharing the wonders of science with lifelong learners is very much at the core of Scientific American's mission."
"We are excited to provide our award-winning content to aid students and surgeons through Scientific American Surgery."

-- Diane McGarvey, Associate Vice President, Business Development

"We are now basing the Johns Hopkins surgical residency curriculum on this publication, and I have purchased copies for all of the residents in my program!
Not only is ACS Surgery a practical and useful reference, but it is refreshing to use something that is so current! And with the authority of the College behind it, it can't be beat."

--Julie Freischlag, MD, FACS, Chair of Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


Practicing surgeons and students.

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