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Thousands of Oregon Hospital Patients May Have Been Exposed to Infectious Diseases

β€” An anesthesiologist may not have followed infection control practices

 Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City

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Opinion
Pain Doesn't Belong on a Scale of Zero to 10

The real answer is long, complicated, and not measurable in this one-dimensional way

Jul 02, 2024
Nurse Anesthetists Fire Back at Scope-of-Practice Citations

CRNAs in California argue "Immediate Jeopardy" citations have it wrong

Jul 01, 2024
Opinion
Seeking Justice for Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

The next move is up to the Sacklers

Jun 28, 2024
Supreme Court Rejects Purdue Pharma Settlement That Shielded Sacklers

In a 5-4 decision, justices blocked an agreement with victims and state and local governments

Jun 27, 2024
Opinion
Seeking Justice for Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

The next move is up to the Sacklers

Supreme Court Rejects Purdue Pharma Settlement That Shielded Sacklers

In a 5-4 decision, justices blocked an agreement with victims and state and local governments

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Nurse Charged With Stealing Fentanyl, Replacing IV Drips With Tap Water

Many of the patients developed serious infections, and 16 died

Jun 18, 2024
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Opinion
I Tried to Protect My Mother From Dying in Pain. The Law Robbed Her of That Dignity.

It's time to clear the roadblocks to Medical Aid in Dying in the U.S.

Jun 16, 2024
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Repeat Anesthesia in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis Didn't Lead to Neurobehavioral Harms

Repeated BAL-directed therapy with general anesthesia at young ages safer than once believed?

Jun 11, 2024
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Hyperoxia Improves Some Respiratory Outcomes Post-Anesthesia in Small Study

10-patient trial supports a more liberal approach to oxygen in the recovery room

Jun 06, 2024
SLEEP over a photo of George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX
Dreaming Under Anesthesia?

Max Feinstein, MD, on studies looking at dreams under anesthesia

Jun 06, 2024
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Hospital Waterbirth Tied to Less Pain, Increased Patient Satisfaction

Ongoing trial tests giving birth in a filled inflatable tub versus land birth

May 18, 2024
ACOG over a photo of the Moscone Center, in San Francisco, CA
Opinion
Fraudulent Practices Abound in Post-Accident Healthcare

These costs often fall unfairly on patients and insurance providers

May 09, 2024
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Opinion
What If States Paid People to Stop Using Drugs and Smoking?

This underutilized strategy has proven effective

May 04, 2024
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Strict Fasting Window May Be Unwarranted Before Cardiac Cath

Trial shows improved patient satisfaction with no aspiration or excess safety events

May 03, 2024
SCAI over a photo of Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA
Opinion
Narcan May Have Moved Over-the-Counter, but It’s Still Underutilized

The potential of this lifesaving medicine will only be achieved if it is truly accessible to all

May 01, 2024
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The Most Intimidating Test I've Ever Taken: The Anesthesia Oral Boards

Max Feinstein, MD, on his experience and tips for those about to take the boards

Apr 24, 2024
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Ozempic Hiatus Before Surgery: Is a Weeklong Pause Really Needed?

Incidence of respiratory complications similar to other antidiabetic agents, claims data suggest

Apr 22, 2024
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Deeper Sedation During Colonoscopy Linked to Improved Detection of Serrated Polyps

Propofol boosts serrated polyp detection by 50%, little difference for all neoplasia, adenomas

Apr 17, 2024
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Anesthesiologist Convicted; Oldest Conjoined Twins Die; 'Donald Trump Did This'

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by 51³ΙΘΛΆ―Βώ staff

Apr 15, 2024
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