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Propofol Breakthrough New Anesthetics
2013-09-23 09:33:59

New research has revealed the specific chemical mechanism behind the anesthetic propofol, a discovery that may lead to the creation of even better drugs.

2013-05-14 23:04:39

The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://www.lacolon.com) are now offering Exparel®, an advance in anesthesia and postoperative

EEG Helps Researchers Understand Sedation And Consciousness
2013-03-05 19:46:15

Doctors and surgeons have been using general anesthetic to induce unconsciousness for over one hundred years, but little work has been done to define what unconsciousness actually is.

Anesthesia More Similar To Sleep Than Originally Understood
2012-10-26 15:07:30

A new study has discovered that anesthetic drugs not only switch wakefulness “off” but switch all sleep circuits to “on.”

2012-10-13 04:04:32

IMPROVE trial compares the cost of care between a standard opioid-based regimen and an EXPAREL-based multimodal regimen for postsurgical pain management. Online

2012-03-29 08:55:07

Recent clinical studies have shown that general anesthesia can be harmful to infants, presenting a dilemma for both doctors and parents.


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palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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