10 hrs ago
Mushroom hunting in the Eastern Sierra
Sporting a mushroom t-shirt that he later explained was a Bolete, Dr. Jonathan Bourne, who many may know as an anesthesiologist at Mammoth Hospital, took the pulpit on May 7 at the Green Church off of U.S. 395.
15 hrs ago
Outpatient Surgery Magazine
Robo-Anesthesia: ASA Reacts to FDA's Sedasys Approval
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is lobbying for greater input into the use of Sedasys, Ethicon's computer-assisted personalized sedation system, following the FDA's recent pre-market approval of the technology.
Fri May 17, 2013
ASA: Doctors and nurses are simply not one and the same
Recently, discussion about health care has reached a fever pitch, between changes in policy, adjustments to scope of practice and a multitude of other medical issues.
Thu May 16, 2013
Mission trip has short-term and long-term benefits
"Dr. Paul" gave generously of his time to help physicians in Peru provide better health care.
Tue May 14, 2013
FDA Approves Sedasys; AANA Expresses Concern
Park Ridge, Ill.-Responding to a decision by the Food and Drug Administration to approve a new machine that allows healthcare providers who are not anesthesia experts to give the powerful drug propofol to patients undergoing colonoscopies and other gastrointestinal procedures, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists stated that the safest ... (more)
Post-Mastectomy Pain Persists For Many Women
A sizable percentage of women who undergo mastectomies for breast cancer continue to suffer bothersome pain from the surgery for at least 10 years, researchers said here.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Best- And Worst-Paying Jobs In America
Though C-level executives are infamous for what many consider to be their excessive pay, it turns out those sporting scrubs in the operating room bring in a bigger paycheck, on average, than those wearing suits in the corner office.
Divergent Mitochondrial Biogenesis Responses in Human Cardiomyopathy [Heart Failure]
From the Cardiovascular Research Laboratories, Department of Medicine , Division of Geriatrics , Department of Anesthesiology , and Department of Physiology , David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; the Division of Biology; California Institute of Technology; Pasadena, CA ; and the Department of Medicine, University of ... (more)
Sat May 11, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Audio-Digest Foundation Releases Its New Anesthesiology Board Review Course
Glendale, CA May 11, 2013 Audio-Digest Foundation, one of the world's leading publishers of continuing medical education products, today introduced its newest program, the Audio-Digest Anesthesiology Board Review Course.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Indianapolis Star
Gov. Mike Pence vetoes professional licensing bills
Gov. Mike Pence issued the first vetoes of his administration Wednesday, rejecting two bills that required licensing for several professions.
Associate Research Scientist
The Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, seeks an Associated Research Scientist for a trained behavioral pharmacologist and biochemist to study intersections between mechanisms underlying opiate-induced dependence and opiate-induced hyperalgesia.
Wall Street Journal
When Brian Tanquilut was growing up in the Philippines with a mother who was an anesthesiologist and hospital owner, he wasn't interested in a health-care career.
Tue May 07, 2013
Alpinion E-Cube 7 Ultrasound for Anesthesia Needle Placement, General Clinical Use
Alpinion Medical Systems has unveiled its new E-CUBE 7 ultrasound system at the Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting in Boston last week.
Mon May 06, 2013
Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
After initially rejecting Ethicon's computer-assisted sedation system, FDA finally grants a PMA
American Society of Gastrointenstinal Endoscopy believes that the Sedasys System can reshape the world of endoscopic procedures because it can administer propofol without a trained anesthesiologist on hand.
The Toronto Star
Dr. George Doodnaught trial: Drug can spur sexual hallucinations, trial told
A drug used by an anesthesiologist accused of sexually assaulting his patients is well known for its ability to create sexual hallucinations, an expert says.
On-Call Pay Varies Widely By Specialty
Surgeons commanded more than $1,000 a day for being on-call at the hospital, while primary care physicians reported compensation rates of around $150 a day, according to annually compiled data.
Sun May 05, 2013
Sedasys gets PMA approval from FDA for SEDASYS System
Sedasys, a Division of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. , today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted PMA approval for the SEDASYS System, the first computer-assisted personalized sedation system.
Let's critically examine what residents are doing while in training
Recently, I was having a discussion with a colleague about being a doctor. She confided in me that if someone asked her about becoming a doctor, she would tell him or her to become a nurse practitioner.
Sat May 04, 2013
Sofia News Agency
Bulgaria's Health Minister: I Live with Idea of Being Spied On
Petrov made the admission Saturday speaking before bTV. He said the unauthorized snooping made him more ambitious to do a good job.
OR, PACU best for surviving inpatient cardiac arrest
Cardiac arrest that occurs in the OR or PACU is associated with improved survival compared with other locations in the hospital, according to a study.