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SmartTots 2015 Annual Report

Mar 04, 2016 05:20 PM

SmartTots releases their most recent annual report to the community.

On Its Own, Rheumatoid Arthritis Doesn't Increase Risk of Postoperative Complications or Death

Feb 25, 2016 05:35 PM

Despite chronic inflammation and an elevated risk of heart disease, patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are not at increased risk for cardiovascular complications or death after surgery, compared to patients with similar characteristics without RA, reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Restricting Ketamine Would Have 'Dire Consequences' for Surgery in Low-Resource Countries, Anesthesiologists Warn

Feb 08, 2016 04:28 PM

Proposals to restrict access to ketamine by making it a "Schedule I" drug would have a major impact on the availability of anesthesia and surgery in low- to middle-income countries (LMICs)—where ketamine is often the only general anesthetic drug available, according to a series of commentaries in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Ultrasound Guidance Lowers Risks of Thoracic Nerve Block Technique for Mastectomy

Jan 14, 2016 10:23 PM

A regional anesthesia technique called thoracic paravertebral nerve block (TPVB) is highly effective in controlling pain after breast cancer surgery, but concern about potential complications may limit its use. A new study provides evidence that using ultrasound to guide the nerve blocking procedure lowers the risk of complications, reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Spanish-Speaking Hispanic Women Less Likely to Receive Labor Analgesia

Dec 10, 2015 07:11 PM

Why do Hispanic women have reduced rates of epidural or spinal (neuraxial) analgesia during labor? Language barriers may be a key factor, according to a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

WHO Recommends against International Control of Ketamine

Dec 08, 2015 04:53 PM

Seven ‘New Psychoactive Substances’ Considered to Pose Health Risks.

A Less Risky Anesthesia for Babies

Dec 07, 2015 09:59 PM

More hospitals evaluate spinal anesthesia for surgeries that last 1½ hours or less

Ketamine Is Medicine

Nov 30, 2015 04:21 PM

The Chinese government is working to have ketamine ‘scheduled’ by the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs. If this move is successful, medical access to ketamine will become severely limited.

New Analgesic May Be Alternative to Opioids for Sedation and Anesthesia

Nov 20, 2015 05:16 PM

Isovaline, a new type of analgesic drug, may be a promising alternative to opioids for anesthesia and procedural sedation, according to animal studies reported in in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

SmartTots Urges Continued Research on Possible Effects of Anesthesia on Young Children; Issues Supplement to Recent Consensus Statement

Nov 10, 2015 04:18 PM

Supplement issued following recent study showing no difference in developing brain between children given general and regional anesthesia in one scenario

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