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Surgical site infections for heart operations reduced by surgical safety program CLEAN

Study presented at the ACS NSQIP National Conference reports that evidence-based measures plus an interdisciplinary team approach reduces surgical site infection rates in a high-risk patient population A common postoperative complication after open heart operations - infection at the surgical site - has been reduced by 77 percent at a Canadian ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Canada, Nursing, Health

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Related Topix: Monster, Human Resources, Pediatrix Medical Group, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Fire Rescue Magazine

Off-Duty Florida Medics Treat Hangovers with IV "Cocktails"

A new bar in South Tampa mixes cocktails called Hair of the Dog, Chicken Soup and Fountain of Youth.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Fatigue, Medicine, Health, Manatee County, FL, Vitamin C, Supplement, Toradol, Ketorolac (generic)

PhysOrg Weblog

Key element of CPR missing from guidelines

Removing the head tilt/chin lift component of rescue breaths from the latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation guidelines could be a mistake, according to Queen's University professor Anthony Ho.


Related Topix: Medicine

Customer Interaction Solutions

Institute of Medicine Releases Important Report on the Future of Graduate Medical Education

Institute of Medicine released a report, Graduate Medical Education That Meets the Nation's Health Needs , containing recommendations to improve the graduate medical education system.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health Insurance, Health

Seattle Times

Tuesday Memo: Bellevue prostitution ... Passed out on a flagpole ... Bertha poll

Doctor and prostitution ring: No charges have been filed, but the feds are investigating an Eastside anesthesiologist in connection with a large-scale Asian prostitution ring based in Bellevue.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Washington Post

Academiaa s seamier side: Lying, cheating and fraud

The seamier side of academia, lying, cheating and occasionally stealing, this is the world revealed by a blog which, by all rights, should be dry and boring, like its name, "Retraction Watch."


Related Topix: Journalism, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, US Politics, US News

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Review article: closed-loop systems in anesthesia: is there a...

Closed-loop controllers are encountered in all aspects of modern life in applications ranging from air-conditioning to spaceflight.


Related Topix: Medicine

Athens Banner-Herald

Drs. Oz & Roizen: Used with care, wooden cutting boards are OK

I'm having a hip replacement in the fall , and I'm a bit worried about the surgery itself and about "going under."


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Food Science


Predicting the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients...

From UniversitA© Paris Diderot, PRES Sorbonne Paris CitA© and Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Saint Louis LariboisiA re University Hospitals, U942 Inserm, Paris, France ; Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc, Montville, NJ ; Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; Janssen Research & Development LLC, ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, China, Manhasset, NY, Duke University

US News & World Report

Are You Getting the Right Anesthetic?

When you're about to have surgery, the last thing you want to worry about is the efficacy of the drugs used to put you under.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Surgery, Ohio

The Winnipeg Free Press

CPR recommendations should be tweaked to urge chin lift, expert suggests

Dr. Anthony Ho says that when CPR guidelines were updated in 2010 a step that is probably needed was taken out.


Related Topix: Medicine, Canada, North America, World News

Medical News Today

Targeting cell apoptosis after TIA in the elderly

Researchers at the Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, China discovered transient ischemia led to cell apoptosis in the hippocampus and changes in memory and cognition of aged rats.


Related Topix: World News, China, Medicine, Stroke, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Surgical safety program greatly reduces surgical site infections for heart operations

Study presented at the ACS NSQIP National Conference reports that evidence-based measures plus an interdisciplinary team approach reduces surgical site infection rates in a high-risk patient population New York City : A common postoperative complication after open heart operations-infection at the surgical site-has been reduced by 77 percent at a ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Canada, Nursing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Miami Herald

5 Seconds of Summer get hands-on with ticket sales

Miami Children's Hospital anesthesiologist Dr. Rafael Gonzalez and his 4-month-old patient Cherica Fremond, who received anesthesia before undergoing an MRI.


Related Topix: Miami Children's Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Inglewood, CA, Anaheim, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

HangIVer Bar sticks it to customers to cure fatigue, hangovers

The HangIVer Bar does hydration therapy for treating fatigue, illness and, yes, hangovers.


Related Topix: Fatigue, Medicine, Health, Manatee County, FL, Vitamin C, Supplement, Toradol, Ketorolac (generic)


ASA launches national Perioperative Surgical Home learning collaborative

The American Society of Anesthesiologists today announced the launch of its ASA Perioperative Surgical Home Learning Collaborative, a national initiative designed to improve the patient experience before, during and after surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine, UC Irvine, Mount Kisco, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014


American Society of Anesthesiologists organizations receive ASAE's Power of A Award

The American Society of Association Executives announced its 2014 Power of A Award winners, including two affiliated organizations of the American Society of Anesthesiologists .


Related Topix: Medicine


Heart and Respiratory Rate Detectors Integrated Into Seat Belts, Car Seats

The readings are collected by a computer that can interpret the vital signs with the hope of warning the driver if he/she is falling asleep.


Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Ophthalmology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Bellevue doctor focus of pimping investigation reports that court papers say the doctor, an anesthesiologist based at Overlake Medical Center, is suspected of moving hundreds of thousands of dollars through bank accounts to launder the proceeds of his girlfriend's prostitution ring.


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