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2014-04-16 23:16:47

Dr. Ronald Receveur, a Louisville cosmetic family dentist, is warning the public to be informed of what “sedation dentistry” means. Some dentists mean oral conscious sedation, which is not the same things as being asleep. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Dr. Ronald Receveur, a Louisville cosmetic family dentist, is warning the public to be informed of what “sedation dentistry” means. Recently, dentists have begun advertising "sedation dentistry," assuming the public...

2014-04-16 23:11:18

The facelift is one of the most popular facial plastic surgery procedures amongst baby boomers. With this in mind, Dr. Kevin Sadati has released a tip sheet for Orange County patients to use during their facelift recovery. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Facelift surgery is a cosmetic procedure designed to improve the appearance of a person's face by eliminating excess skin, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. While the goal is aesthetic improvement, Orange County patients...

2014-04-16 08:32:54

ORANGE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shalini Shah MD, director of pediatric pain management in the UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, is the only specialist in Southern California fellowship-trained to treat children suffering from chronic pain. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/74156 Shah provides much needed relief to children facing cancer in need of interventional pain treatment and palliative care at the...

2014-04-14 23:11:37

From oral tablets to general anesthesia, Dr. Kanani from Around the Corner Dental Health Spa offers it all. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Renowned family dentist in Woodland Hills, Dr. Kanani DDS., has unveiled several sleep dentistry procedures that will help patients who have a phobia, special needs or who suffer from anxiety get through a dental session. According to Dr. Kanani, it is not uncommon for him to see dozens of patients a month who suffer from a genuine fear...

2014-04-11 12:23:53

Dr. Sham Vengurlekar uses minimally invasive spine surgery to target the actual source of pain in his patients rather than using alternative methods to dull or block out the pain. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chronic back pain is something that can stick with someone for many years, if not the rest of their life. But the top pain management doctor in Scottsdale, Dr. Sham Vengurlekar, has a solution to fix it. Photo -...

2014-04-10 08:31:02

DYER and HAMMOND, Ind., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan St. Margaret Health's Dyer and Hammond campuses recently expanded use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside their operating rooms, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the amount of...

2014-04-08 23:32:35

Texas Pain Relief Group (TPRG) announces the release of its smart phone App. The App can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Texas Pain Relief Group announces the release of its smart phone App. The app can be downloaded at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tprg-scheduling/id848139038?mt=8&uo=4. Texas Pain Relief Group is an Interventional Pain Management Practice that seeks to provide relief...

2014-04-08 16:23:07

William L. Weigel, M.D., joins Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists SPOKANE, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. William L. Weigel has joined the expert team of doctors at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists in Spokane. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA00788 Dr. Weigel specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spine conditions utilizing advanced spine pain management techniques. A native of Beatrice, Neb., Dr. Weigel graduated from the University of Nebraska...

2014-04-07 14:06:09

Nurses guide patients into a trance during the procedure Visualizing a safe place reduces operative pain, according to research presented today at EuroHeartCare 2014. Nurses guided patients into a trance and found it helped patients cope with pain and anxiety during ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). EuroHeartCare is the official annual meeting of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). This year's meeting is...

2014-04-03 16:24:32

CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting (ASRA) (Booth #101) - I-Flow, LLC, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company and manufacturer of the ON-Q Pain Relief System (ON-Q), today announced the addition of premium echogenic stimulating Tuohy needles to its ON-Q T-bloc trays, providing additional guidance capabilities for peripheral nerve block placement. ON-Q T-bloc trays and sets include needles, catheters and other pain...


Latest Anesthesia Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

BJA: British Journal of Anesthesia
2012-05-08 15:35:11

BJA: British Journal of Anesthesia is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal College of Anesthetists. It was established in 1923 and covers all aspects of anesthesia. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Charles S. Reilly (University of Sheffield). The BJA is the leading European anesthesia journal and the second highest ranked internationally. It publishes original scientific articles relevant to any aspect of anesthesia,...

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