5 hrs ago
Beckers ASC Review
Women in the ASC Industry: 5 Physician Leaders to Know
Meena Desai , MD , is a board-certified anesthesiologist. She is managing partner, president and CEO of Nova Anesthesia Professionals, which provides physician and CRNA anesthesia services to ASCs, endoscopy centers and specialty hospitals and is responsible for approximately 45,000 anesthetics yearly.
16 hrs ago
Associate Research Scientist
The Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University seeks an Associate Research Scientist for a trained behavioral pharmacologist and biochemist to study intersections between mechanisms underlying opiate-induced dependence and opiate-induced hyperalgesia.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Linehan adds new procedures
Dr. Ron Linehan, medical director of Precision Pain Care and staff anesthesiologist at Fairfield Medical Center, recently received his credentials to perform a new type of minimally invasive procedure for the relief of pain due to arthritis in the spine and pinched nerves from disk herniations.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Outpatient Surgery Magazine
Brain Pathways to Anesthesia Emergence
The stimulation of a dopamine-producing region of the brain may actively restore consciousness to anesthetized patients, researchers have found, which could provide a greater understanding of how anesthesia drugs work.
Medical News Today
Intrathecal bumetanide has analgesic effects through inhibition of NKCC1
Accumulating evidence has demonstrated that the sodium-potassium-chloride co-transporter 1 and potassium-chloride co-transporter 2 have a role in the modulation of pain transmission at the spinal level through chloride regulation in the pain pathway and by effecting neuronal excitability and pain sensitization.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
med student discusses his documentary on LGBT vets' health
When Stanford anesthesiologist Audrey Shafer , MD, welcomed attendees to a screening of " The Camouflage Closet " on campus recently, she noted the artistic accomplishments and service work of the film's director, Michael Nedelman.
Bank Of America Reiterates On Pacira Pharmaceuticals On Positive Survey Results
In a report published Thursday, Bank of America analyst Steve Byrne reiterated a Buy rating on Pacira Pharmaceuticals , and raised the price target from $86.00 to $104.00.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
National Center for Policy Analysis
Surgery Center of Oklahoma: Proving Free Market Medicine Works
The New American recently profiled the Surgery Center of Oklahoma , a health care facility that has challenged and debunked the claim that free markets and health care do not mix.
LSU Health news
The following people joined LSU Health Shreveport's faculty in June: Matthew Burroughs, JD, clinical assistant professor, administration; Stephanie Currie, MS, clinical instructor, communication disorders; Damian Duhon, DPT, clinical instructor, physical therapy; Claude Minor Jr., MD, clinical assistant professor, EA Conway; Bich-Tran Pham, MD, ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Public Service for Criminal Provider of Lethal Material
The Kfar Saba Magistrates Court sentenced anesthesiologist Maria Zkotsi, Tuesday, to six months of community service for providing lethal drugs to Shimon Cooper, who is charged with murdering two wives.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Penn Researchers Successfully Alleviate Pulmonary Inflammation through Targeted Drug Delivery
Pulmonary inflammation can cause shallow breathing and the lungs to become brittle in patients who experience multiple blood transfusions, sepsis, lung surgery and acute lung trauma.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Times Record News
Dr. and Mrs. V.C. Saied celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 24 during a family trip to Crested Butte, Colorado.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Rocuronium blockade reversal with sugammadex vs. neostigmine:...
This study compared efficacy and safety of the selective relaxant binding agent sugammadex with neostigmine for neuromuscular blockade reversal in Chinese and Caucasian subjects.
Differences in residents' self-reported confidence and case...
In Japan, all trainee physicians must begin clinical practice in a standardized, mandatory junior residency program, which encompasses the first two years of post-graduate medical training .
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Best Doctors: William Edwards Jr., The Surgical Clinic & The Vein Centre
Give us a little insight as to why you entered the medical field. I come from three generations of physicians - having two uncles who were surgeons, an aunt who was an anesthesiologist and, of course, my mother, who was a nurse.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Applied Clinical Trials
Clinical Study Shows Equivalent Patient Outcomes in Guiding Goal...
Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery has demonstrated equivalent outcomes between a completely non-invasive technology and a minimally invasive technology in guiding Goal Directed Fluid Therapy in colorectal surgery patients.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Anesthesiologists Need to Improve Their Hand Hygiene Habits
A new study on hand hygiene in hospital operating rooms suggests that anesthesiologists need to remember what their moms told them: Don't forget to wash your hands.
New Orleans Run for the Warriors will benefit Hope for the Warriors
The New Orleans Run for the Warriors, a 3-mile run and 1-mile walk, will be held Oct. 12, beginning and ending at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
Boca Raton company buys two medical practices
Now with 60 physicians, Boca Raton-based Resolute bought St. Lucie Anesthesia Associates, which has eight physicians and serves St. Lucie Medical Center.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Kosmo Launches Connected eCigarette on Indiegogo
That's where the idea came from, so we designed Kosmo to be able to answer the question, "Am I actually vaporizing more than I used to smoke?" We want to help people control their habits with some real data.