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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...

2014-04-14 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...

2014-04-10 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...

2014-04-07 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 12:28:40

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication CAMDEN, N.J., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper University Health Care 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...

2014-01-29 16:28:08

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week a woman took off her clothes and jumped to her death from a fifteen story Beverly Hills building. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she underwent a facelift. Due to the long surgery under anesthesia, she was reportedly kept overnight for observation and woke up the next day agitated and aggressive. Her change of mental status may have been from a reaction to anesthesia. Post surgery depression is a common known risk...

2014-01-24 23:20:35

Recently announced changes in Florida laws now require dental practitioners to successfully complete a minimum of four hours of airway management training in order to work with sedated patients without anesthesia permits. Sleep Dentists are proud to announce they will be offering a Basic Airway Management Certification course throughout Florida to help dentists comply with Florida law and safely perform sedation dental services. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Recently announced...

2014-01-16 14:04:47

An endotracheal extubation training video produced by Rafael Ortega, MD, the vice-chair of academic affairs for the department of anesthesiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and professor of anesthesiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and his colleagues is featured in this week's New England Journal of Medicine. The training video, which is the seventh BMC-produced video to appear in the NEJM's Videos in Clinical Medicine section, provides best practices for physicians...

2014-01-08 12:28:18

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system and currently afflicts over one million people in North America, and more than five million people worldwide, according to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. While medication can curb symptoms, one of the most heartbreaking aspects of Parkinson's disease is that medications often lose efficacy as the disease progresses. Severe symptoms of Parkinson's...

2013-11-19 08:29:52

Respiratory Monitoring Maximizes Patient Protection BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood County Hospital 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...