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2009-08-07 00:47:22

A child who is prepared will have an easier time with surgery, a U.S. pediatric anesthesiologist advises. However, to be able to provide age-appropriate information for their child, parents first need to inform themselves, Dr.

2009-08-04 13:55:00

When planning for surgery, patients too often don't consider the kind of anesthesia they will receive. In fact, the choice of anesthesia can improve recovery, even outcomes.

2009-02-24 04:00:00

Like general anesthesia without the risks CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- General anesthesia (GA) remains a popular anesthetic for cosmetic surgery. More enlightened surgeons and anesthesia providers avoid GA for cosmetic surgery.

2008-12-16 04:00:00

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Dec.

2008-11-13 12:00:05

Patients going under the knife should be allowed to breathe easy thanks to new innovations. Respiratory depression (RD) can arise during normal physician-supervised procedures such as surgical or post-operative analgesia, and as a result of normal post-operative patient management.

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2008-05-01 16:45:00

Researchers at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have performed the world’s first totally automated administration of an anesthetic. Nicknamed “McSleepy,” the new system developed by the researchers administers drugs for general anesthesia and monitors their separate effects completely automatically, with no manual intervention.

2005-09-27 01:39:06

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In some cases, with the right choice of patients, surgical removal of the thyroid gland or part of it can be safely performed using local anesthesia -- with advantages over doing the operation under general anesthesia, a new study indicates.


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