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Anesthesiology

Consciousness depends on integration between parietal cortex, striatum, and thalamus.

Mar 18, 2021

The neural substrates of consciousness remain elusive. Competing theories that attempt to explain consciousness disagree on the contribution of frontal versus posterior cortex and omit subcortical inf...

The anesthetizing sites supervised to anesthesiologist ratio is an invalid surrogate for group productivity in academic anesthesia departments when used without consideration of the corresponding managerial decisions.

Mar 15, 2021

When the anesthesiologist does not individually perform the anesthesia care, then to make valid comparisons among US anesthesia departments, one must consider the staffing ratio (i.e., how many cases ...

A Survey of the Global Impact of COVID-19 on the Practice of Pediatric Anesthesia: A Study from the Pediatric Anesthesia COVID-19 Collaborative Group.

Mar 11, 2021

Pediatric anesthesiology has been greatly impacted by COVID-19 in the delivery of care to patients and to the individual providers. With this study, we sought to survey pediatric centers and highlight...

Optimizing Motor Intention Detection With Deep Learning: Towards Management Of Intraoperative Awareness.

Mar 11, 2021

This article shows the interest in deep learning techniques to detect motor imagery (MI) from raw electroencephalographic (EEG) signals when a functional electrical stimulation is added or not. Impact...

Postictal generalized electroencephalographic suppression following electroconvulsive therapy: Temporal characteristics and impact of anesthetic regimen.

Mar 04, 2021

Postictal generalized electroencephalographic suppression (PGES) has been defined as electroencephalographic (EEG) activity of less than 10 microvolts following a generalized seizure. PGES is associat...

Melamine Exposure From The Weaning Period Causes Apoptosis, Inflammation, and Damage To The Blood-Brain Barrier.

Mar 01, 2021

The aim of this study to investigate the effects of melamine exposure from the weaning period on the developing brain in rats. Female Wistar albino rats (21 days old, n = 18) were divided into 3 g...

Lack of Sleep Tied to Physician Burnout, Medical Errors

Dec 11, 2020

THURSDAY, Dec. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep-related impairment among physicians is associated with increased burnout, decreased professional fulfillment, and increased self-reported clinically s...

Fear of Surprise Medical Bills Keeps U.S. Adults From Getting Care

Dec 10, 2020

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of U.S. adults do not seek health care for fear of a surprise medical bill, according to a survey released by the American Heart Association (AH...

Neuraxial Anesthesia Best for Lower-Limb Revascularization Surgery

Dec 08, 2020

MONDAY, Dec. 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For lower-limb revascularization surgery, use of neuraxial anesthesia is associated with reduced 30-day mortality and hospital length of stay, according to a s...

Female Doctors Less Likely to Be Promoted to Upper Faculty Ranks

Dec 03, 2020

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Women physicians in academic medical centers are less likely than men to be promoted to upper faculty ranks, according to a study published in the Nov. 26 i...

Cognitive Exercises May Lower Risk for Postoperative Delirium

Nov 24, 2020

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Preoperative brain exercises may lower the risk for postoperative delirium, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in JAMA Surgery.Michelle L. Humeidan...

Wrong-Patient Order Entry Errors Reduced With Patient Photos

Nov 20, 2020

THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Displaying patient photographs in electronic health records (EHRs) reduces wrong-patient order entry (WPOE), according to a study published online Nov. 11 i...

MRI Safe for Those With Non-MRI-Conditional Cardiac Devices

Oct 26, 2020

FRIDAY, Oct. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be safely performed in patients with non-MRI-conditional cardiac devices, including pacemakers and abandoned leads, accor...

SHEA Updates Guidance for Health Care Staff With Hepatitis, HIV

Oct 26, 2020

FRIDAY, Oct. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In a Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America white paper, published online Oct. 14 in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, updated recommenda...

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 2-5

Oct 26, 2020

ANESTHESIOLOGY 2020 The annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists was held virtually this year from Oct. 2 to 5 and attracted participants from around the world, including anesthesi...

American College of Surgeons, Oct. 3-7

Oct 26, 2020

The 105th Annual American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress The annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons was held virtually this year from Oct. 3 to 7 and attracted participants from a...

MACE Up for High-Risk Patients After Noncardiac Surgery

Oct 17, 2020

FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- About 20 percent of high-risk patients undergoing noncardiac surgery will develop one or more major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) within one year, acco...

Maternal Epidural During Birth Linked to Later Autism in Kids

Oct 15, 2020

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to maternal epidural analgesia during vaginal delivery may increase the later risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) for children, according to ...

Lack of Knowledge Barrier to Prone Positioning Use in ARDS

Oct 15, 2020

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of knowledge is one of the barriers to use of prone positioning for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a feature of severe COVID-19, accordin...

COVID-19-Free Surgical Pathways May Aid Cancer Surgery Outcomes

Oct 14, 2020

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing elective cancer surgery, use of dedicated COVID-19-free surgical pathways is associated with lower rates of pulmonary complications, ...