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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.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Surgery, Ohio

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.


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

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.


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.


Related Topix: Medicine

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pennsylvania, Temple University, Women's Health, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Nature Neuroscience

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Columbia University, Pharmacology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Massachusetts General Hospital

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, China, World News

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Gay/Lesbian


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.


Related Topix: Medicine

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.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Times

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)


Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Medicine, Neurological Surgery

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.


Related Topix: Medicine