1 hr ago
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.
1 hr ago
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.
10 hrs ago
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Bellevue doctor focus of pimping investigation
Seattlepi.com 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.
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.
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.