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Dexmedetomidine Cuts Perioperative Respiratory AEs in Tonsillectomy

Incidence of PRAEs reduced with dexmedetomidine versus midazolam among children undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Poll: Inflation Has Many Americans Cutting Back on Health Care

One in four Americans have put off medical care or prescription purchases due to higher prices

Monday, August 8, 2022

Surgery Feasible Soon After COVID-19 for Vaccinated Patients

No increased risk for perioperative complications seen for fully vaccinated patients, surgery without general anesthesia

Friday, August 5, 2022

Just 8 Percent of Americans Lack Health Insurance, a Record Low

Before last year's decline, the rate of uninsured Americans was in double digits for decades

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Recommendations Issued for Medical Response to Mass Shootings

Eight recommendations have been endorsed by emergency medical services clinicians, emergency medicine doctors, surgeons

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

AMA: Nine in 10 Americans Want Their Health Info Kept Private

AMA survey unearthed concerns about data privacy protections and confusion about who can access personal health information

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Limited English Proficiency Tied to Worse Access to Health Care

Adults with limited English proficiency more likely to lack usual source of care, be overdue for receipt of preventive services

Monday, August 1, 2022

Parental Leave Does Not Impact Residents' Subsequent Board Scores

However, extended leave of absence for academic/remediation or unspecified personal reasons is tied to lower odds of passing

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Preset Opioid Rx May Not Impact Pain Control After Tonsillectomy

Default number of doses in opioid prescriptions lowered for teens and young adults undergoing tonsillectomy

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Child Care Stress Affects Health, Work of U.S. HCWs During Pandemic

High child care stress tied to anxiety, depression, burnout, as well as retention issues

Friday, July 22, 2022

Anesthesiologist Staffing Ratios Linked to Patient Outcomes

Morbidity, mortality of patients undergoing major noncardiac inpatient surgery increased with overlapping coverage by anesthesiologists

Friday, July 22, 2022

FDA to Take a Hard Look at Its Food, Tobacco Programs

Agency has been under heightened scrutiny since the nationwide infant formula shortage and debate over e-cigarette products

Thursday, July 21, 2022

COVID-19 Incidence Not Increased With Corticosteroid Injections

Incidence of COVID-19 lower for adults receiving image-guided corticosteroid injections for pain management

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Model Can Predict Chronic Postsurgical Pain

Approximately one-fourth of patients experience chronic pain after surgery

Monday, July 11, 2022

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