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Vatinoxan Increases the Safety of Animal Sedation and Anesthesia
Vatinoxan, the new pharmacological molecule has been evident to increase the safety of animal sedation and anaesthesia. This is in accordance with the study conducted by the faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki', Finland.
Anesthesia Standards Guideline: An International Update
An update of the International Standards for A Safe Practice of Anesthesia, was co-published with World Health Organization for the first time as an official WHO guideline by the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists.
New Local Anesthetic Did Not Reduce Use of Opioid Post Knee Replacement Surgery
The use local anesthetic drug, liposomal bupivacaine, in patients who received the drug during total knee replacement surgery, as part of a multimodal approach to manage postsurgical pain, did not reduce in-hospital opioid prescriptions, according ...
New research finds no evidence that anesthesia in children below three years of age lowers intelligence. The findings of the study are published in the journal Anesthesiology.
In 2016, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had warned that ...
Use of Anesthesia on the Fetus in an Open Fetal Surgery Might be Safe
Using anesthesia on the fetus in case of open fetal surgery may help reduce the risk of fetal mortality.
Open fetal surgery (OFS) is critical surgery for both the mother and fetus. It is generally performed to save the lives ...
Surgery and Anesthesia may Affect Patients’ Memory
The effect of surgery and anesthesia on memory and cognition was analyzed in a recent study.
In the study of 312 participants who had surgery and 652 participants who had not (with an average age in the 50s), surgery between tests was ...
Celebrating Painless Surgery on World Anesthesia Day
Highlights : On 16 th October, The world Anesthesia
day annually immortalizes the first successful ether anesthesia
administration performed by William T.G. Morgan in 1846 This day is globally celebrated as to signify as an
Patients who are given a local anesthetic before inserting a cannula into the vein have reduced sensation of pain when larger gauge cannulas are used. Compared with intradermal lidocaine infusion, the use of vapocoolant spray has lower rate of ...
Anesthesia can Pose a Danger to Kids Younger Than Three
Lengthy use of general anesthetic drugs during long surgical procedures can lead to possible improper brain development in children younger than three years
FDA issues a black box warning on anesthetic drugs
Safety of Remifentanil to be Ensured Through New Anesthesia Dosing Models
New dosing models that may provide the scientific basis for more accurate administration of remifentanil, a synthetic opioid commonly used during surgery, in children and obese patients has been discovered.
The dosing models, described in two ...
Repeated Anesthesia Exposure During Early Life May Impair Visual Recognition Memory
Visual recognition memory impairment may occur as a result of repeated exposure to a common anesthesia. This may persist long-term finds a new study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
The study findings were published in the ...
Can Watching Movies Replace General Anesthesia for Kids With Cancer?
Kids with cancer often undergo much pain in their initial years of life. Radiotherapy that requires dozens of doses of general anesthesia could be replaced by projecting a video directly on to the inside of radiotherapy machine during the treatment, ...
Novel Anaesthesia Technique Safe for Patient With Obstructed Airway
A pioneering anaesthesia technique that makes surgery safer for patients with obstructed airways has helped save at least one life already, doctors in Australia said.
"An adult patient with an infected epiglottis was in danger of having his ...
'Opt-Out' Policy Does Not Increase Access to Anesthesia Care
Since 2001, 17 state governors have exercised the option to 'opt-out'
of a federal rule that physicians supervise the administration of
anesthesia by nurse anesthetists, most citing increased patient access
to anesthesia care as the rationale ...
Role Of Anesthesia in the Mechanism of Consciousness
One of the most challenging research questions in the field of neuroscience is establishing how the brain produces consciousness.
In an effort to get closer to an answer, a team led by Dr. Mazahir T. Hasan, a researcher with Charité's ...
Postoperative complications may be as minor as dryness of the mouth to major ones like wound infection.Complications due to anesthesia have been reduced by vigilant monitoring.Surgical advancements have ensured fewer complications.