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2014-07-23 08:32:46

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For critically ill patients arriving at the emergency department, the drug ketamine can safely provide analgesia, sedation and amnesia for rapid, life-saving intubation, despite decades-old studies that suggested it raised intracranial pressure. The results of a systematic review of 10 recent studies of what many emergency physicians regard as a "wonder drug" are published online today in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("The Effect...

2014-07-22 08:31:23

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Southeast Anesthesiology Consultants' physicians are featured in Charlotte Magazine's 2014 "Top Doctors" ranking: Dr. Bernard Velardo, Dr. Brent Holway, Dr. Richard Pollard and Dr. Charles Veronee. "Top Doctors" is a peer survey conducted by Charlotte Magazine and covers more than 63 specialties. It is distributed annually to 3,000 physicians with active medical licenses in Carbarrus, Gaston, Mecklenburg, and Union counties, and is based on...

2014-07-18 23:01:26

Allied Anesthesia Physician Encourages Others to Be Engaged and Get Involved Orange, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Dr. Paul Yost, an Allied Anesthesia physician, has been elected as president of the 3,000-member California Society of Anesthesiologists. Yost enters into the office with a vow to listen and learn from his colleagues. “I hope that by doing so I can encourage others to engage politically with the CSA or other organizations in a manner that is as meaningful to them as it is to...

2014-07-10 12:30:17

CROWN POINT, Ind., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point recently expanded its use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside the operating room, 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 carbon dioxide the...

2014-07-10 12:26:41

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Anesthesia And Respiratory Devices Market (Anesthesia Workstation, Anesthesia Delivery Machines, Ventilators, Monitors, Nebulizers & Respiratory Inhalers) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 -...

2014-07-08 08:31:47

BOSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexus Information Systems, Inc. (Plexus IS), a market-leading provider of Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS), announced today that Tufts Medical Center went live with Anesthesia Touch(TM), a full-featured AIMS that automates the anesthesia documentation process. The clinicians utilize the iOS iPad technology in their preoperative and postoperative rooms and the Windows touchscreen technology in their intraoperative rooms. Tufts...

2014-07-03 23:01:58

The Perioperative Surgical Home model of care developed by anesthesiologists at the University of California, Irvine has increased patient satisfaction, while reducing costs, complications, recovery times, and length of stay in the hospital. Orange, Calif. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The inaugural Perioperative Surgical Home Summit hosted by UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care on June 7-8, 2014 provided medical professionals with evidence-based data for a new...

2014-06-30 23:23:13

The top pain management clinic in San Diego, Sorrento Valley Pain Relief, is now accepting personal injury liens for all treatment options. The San Diego pain center provides medical and interventional pain management, chiropractic and physical therapy for comprehensive therapies. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The top pain management clinic in San Diego, Sorrento Valley Pain Relief, is now accepting personal injury liens for all treatment options. The San Diego pain center...

2014-06-30 12:31:54

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication GARY, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Hospitals recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique risks...

Teething Babies Do Not Need Medicine on Their Gums
2014-06-27 03:45:46

U.S. Food and Drug Administration There are more theories about teething and "treating" a baby's sore gums than there are teeth in a child's mouth. One thing doctors and other health care professionals agree on is that teething is a normal part of childhood that can be treated without prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Too often well-meaning parents, grandparents and caregivers want to soothe a teething baby by rubbing numbing medications on the tot's gums, using...


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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