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Yet another awareness under anesthesia article by David Smith, MD Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm This article on awareness with recall during general anesthesia (AWR) by Errando et al (Br J Anaesth 2008;101:178-185) has a number of interesting observations.   First, it is from a country (Spain) other than the United States.  Second, it is prospective with a calculated power to detect a 95% confidence interval of 0.09 – 0.37%.   Third, it c ... Read on »
Study Shows Inhaled Anesthesia Affects Children’s Brains More Than Intravenous Anesthetic by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 26 Oct 2012 10:37pm Stony Brook University School of Medicine researchers have found that children’s brains are more affected by an inhaled anesthetic than an intravenous anesthetic with increased levels of brain lactate. Lactate increases brain activation and may lead to metabolic changes associated with anxiety and delirium. Reported in the November issue of Ane ... Read on »
Knee and Hip Replacement Pain: A New Approach to Pain Management by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 6:42pm Patients undergoing knee or hip replacements recover more quickly when treated with targeted pain-blocking medications that may eliminate the need for general anesthesia during surgery and intravenous narcotics drugs after surgery. A decade a ... Read on »
Meaningful Use Criteria by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 9:10pm The Hitech Act provided for incentives to eligible professionals (EP) and hospitals that have adopted Certified EHR Technology and can demonstrate that they are meaningful users of the technology. HHS has published the proposed rule governing the criteria for me aningful use . The criteria for meaningful use will be finalized in 2010, foll ... Read on »
Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff: General Considerations for Animal Studies for Cardiovascular Devices by FDA Posted Sun 01 Aug 2010 9:00pm  Document issued on: July 29, 2010 For questions regarding this document, contact CAPT Victoria Hampshire, VMD, Office of Device Evaluation, at 301-796-6395 or victoria.hampshire@fda.hhs.gov .   U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radi ... Read on »
Knee and Hip Replacement Pain: A New Approach to Pain Management by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Nov 1999 4:00pm Patients undergoing knee or hip replacements recover more quickly when treated with targeted pain-blocking medications that may eliminate the need for general anesthesia during surgery and intravenous narcotics drugs after surgery. A decade ago, patients undergoing hip or knee replacements were almost exclusively given general an ... Read on »
Summary Basis for Regulatory Action, December 22, 2013 - Tretten by FDA Posted Tue 14 Jan 2014 11:33am PDF Version Date December 22, 2013 From Zuben E. Sauna, Committee Chair  Subject Summary Basis for Regulatory Action BLA # STN 125398/0 Applicant Novo Nordisk Date of Submission February 23, 2011 (1st CR is ... Read on »
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 by: K... by Raw Cuisine Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 2:39pm Tuesday, February 12, 2008 by: Kal Sellers (NaturalNews) Quinine was first isolated from Peruvian Bark (aka: Chinchona, Quina) in 1820. It took until the early 1900’s for it to really become a world-wide popular drug for malaria. It was a wonderful drug for a while. It cured malaria and took the danger out of this disease. It really o ... Read on »
Medical and Non-Medical Programs for Birth - A Feminist Perspective by Liana Voia by Liana Voia Posted Sun 19 Feb 2012 1:19pm  1. IntroductionHypnosis is an ancient therapeutic modality that has been used under various forms and known under different names in many cultures for thousands of years. Hypnotic or trance-like techniques/rituals had been used in the past by the village midwives, shamans, healers, spiritual figures. Today, it is mainly practised by certified/lay ... Read on »
Kevorkian : You Don't Know Jack by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 24 Apr 2010 9:31pm Your opinion on assisted suicide for persons suffering from Alzheimer's disease?.... By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Last night, HBO premiered its new film on Jack Kevorkian -- You Don't Know Jack. Dr. Kevorkians' first assisted suicide patient, Janet Adkins, suffered from Alzheimer's disease. Janet A ... Read on »