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Repeat Anesthesia in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis Didn't Lead to Neurobehavioral Harms

β€” Repeated BAL-directed therapy with general anesthesia at young ages safer than once believed?

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Hyperoxia Improves Some Respiratory Outcomes Post-Anesthesia in Small Study

10-patient trial supports a more liberal approach to oxygen in the recovery room

Jun 06, 2024
Dreaming Under Anesthesia?

Max Feinstein, MD, on studies looking at dreams under anesthesia

Jun 06, 2024
Hospital Waterbirth Tied to Less Pain, Increased Patient Satisfaction

Ongoing trial tests giving birth in a filled inflatable tub versus land birth

May 18, 2024
Opinion
Fraudulent Practices Abound in Post-Accident Healthcare

These costs often fall unfairly on patients and insurance providers

May 09, 2024
Hospital Waterbirth Tied to Less Pain, Increased Patient Satisfaction

Ongoing trial tests giving birth in a filled inflatable tub versus land birth

Opinion
Fraudulent Practices Abound in Post-Accident Healthcare

These costs often fall unfairly on patients and insurance providers

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Opinion
What If States Paid People to Stop Using Drugs and Smoking?

This underutilized strategy has proven effective

May 04, 2024
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Strict Fasting Window May Be Unwarranted Before Cardiac Cath

Trial shows improved patient satisfaction with no aspiration or excess safety events

May 03, 2024
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Opinion
Narcan May Have Moved Over-the-Counter, but It’s Still Underutilized

The potential of this lifesaving medicine will only be achieved if it is truly accessible to all

May 01, 2024
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The Most Intimidating Test I've Ever Taken: The Anesthesia Oral Boards

Max Feinstein, MD, on his experience and tips for those about to take the boards

Apr 24, 2024
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Ozempic Hiatus Before Surgery: Is a Weeklong Pause Really Needed?

Incidence of respiratory complications similar to other antidiabetic agents, claims data suggest

Apr 22, 2024
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Deeper Sedation During Colonoscopy Linked to Improved Detection of Serrated Polyps

Propofol boosts serrated polyp detection by 50%, little difference for all neoplasia, adenomas

Apr 17, 2024
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Anesthesiologist Convicted; Oldest Conjoined Twins Die; 'Donald Trump Did This'

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by ΑρΑ«ΚΣΖ΅ staff

Apr 15, 2024
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Anesthesiologist Convicted of Tampering With IV Bags Linked to Death

Actions also caused cardiac emergencies for several patients, said federal prosecutors

Apr 15, 2024
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Opinion
No, a Jail Is Not an Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Facility

How local jails ignore medical guidelines and contribute to the overdose crisis

Apr 09, 2024
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Opinion
A Few Phrases I Never Say to Patients

Preparing patients for pain is an art that's often botched

Apr 09, 2024
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Condemned Inmate Could Face 'Surgery Without Anesthesia,' Lawyers Say

Procedure involves incision that could be several inches wide and several inches deep

Apr 05, 2024
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What Exactly Is an Anesthesia 'Cocktail'?

An overview of the drugs that put patients under

Apr 04, 2024
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GLP-1 Users May Have Increased Endoscopy-Related Aspiration Pneumonia Risk

Overall incidence is still low, however

Apr 01, 2024
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More Than 'Just a Pinch'? Patients Film Their Expressions Getting IUDs

Doctors note there aren't clear guidelines for managing pain or discomfort during IUD insertion

Mar 28, 2024
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