Nothing Serious About The Laryngospasms

“By John Dillon   If you find yourself gasping for air, you may be experiencing a laryngospasm, a side effect of anesthesia. Or you may be experiencing The Laryngospasms, a side-splitting effect produced by anesthetists.The Laryng

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Anesthesia Training Shorts Practice Issues

“By Allson McCook Most anesthesiologists believe residency programs do a poor job of training young doctors in practice management, according to results of a recent survey of the specialty. The results, presented at this year’s American

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Femoral Blocks a Boon For Hip, Knee Surgery

“ By Dana Hawkins-Simons   Femoral blocks offer wide-ranging benefits after knee and hip replacement, from reducing pain during early recovery to lowering health care costs, new research has found. Three new studies presented at the

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Pain Education Lacking in Medical Schools

“by George Ochoa   Pain education in North American medical schools is “limited and fragmentary,” according to a study of 117 medical schools in the United States and Canada (J Pain 2011;12:1199-1208). The researchers found that v

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