June 10, 2024
Rebound Pain After Nerve Block

Rebound pain following nerve block represents a significant challenge in postoperative pain management. This phenomenon is characterized by a marked ...

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May 7, 2024
Delaying Surgery After Stroke

Recent guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA) recommend a significant delay in elective ...

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April 8, 2024
Diabetic Gastroparesis: Implications for Anesthesia

Affecting one in ten adults, diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder and was the seventh leading cause of death ...

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At-Home Oxygen
March 6, 2024
At-Home Oxygen: Indications and Implications for Anesthesia

At-home oxygen therapy plays a critical role in the management of patients with chronic respiratory conditions, providing supplemental oxygen to ...

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throat pack
February 5, 2024
Throat Packs in Airway Management

Throat packs (TP) are used in oral and maxillofacial surgery, ENT, neurosurgery, and other surgical specialties for upper airway management ...

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January 8, 2024
Medication Handling Errors in the OR

Medication handling errors are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in hospitals, especially in the operating room (OR). The ...

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December 4, 2023
Interactions Between Parkinson’s Drugs and Anesthesia

Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the central nervous system that is caused by degeneration of neurons in a region ...

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November 8, 2023
Indications for Continuous Nerve Block

A continuous peripheral nerve block is carried out with a percutaneously inserted catheter, targeting a certain nerve/plexus, through which a ...

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September 26, 2023
Temperature Management under General Anesthesia 

A stable body temperature is critical for normal physiological functioning; the average core temperature for healthy humans is around 37℃, ...

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August 30, 2023
Antiemetics for Post-Anesthesia Nausea

Feeling nauseated or vomiting (emesis) is a common adverse side effect of anesthesia and surgery, with up to 80% of ...

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