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General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

...l Anesthesia to these children. In many cases the anesthesia times ranged from 1 to 10 hours with procedures ra...careful monitoring of electrolytes and PH, general anesthesia can be administered to children on a ketogenic diet. A diet with high fat and low carbohydrates a...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...rgery does have risks: the small, but real risk of anesthesia and concern about the long-term effect of the plastic tube in the ear. There are still questions about the tubes' impact on hearing decades later. The cost of surgery is about $2,000 to $3,000. "This study should encourage families to be a bit more ...

Negligent doctors asked to cough up 3 lakhs for death of patient

...hat the doctors had been careless in administering anesthesia and in giving post-operative care. The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has awarded a compensation of Rs. 3,00,000 to Chandrakala’s relatives who the Commission said died due to medical negligence and lack of proper post-operative care. ...

Watch your weight when pregnant

... says Dr.Bell from Duke University NC. Years ago, anesthesia had been one of the major causes of maternal mortality. Pregnancy and obesity both make it difficult to breathe under general anesthesia, so a woman's risk is doubled when the two conditions are combined.// Bell and colleagues studied more than 3000...

The right is responsible

... face with the face of a famous person. After the anesthesia wore off, patients were asked to choose which face they remembered seeing, their face or the famous face, although they saw only the morphed image when they were under anaesthesia.While the left hemispheres of the five patients were anaesthetised, th...

Laser to help in root canal treatment

...sue. Use of the Waterlase may reduce the need for anesthesia and fewer instruments can be used for treatment, according to Biolase. Postoperatively, it may reduce pain, discomfort, swelling and the need for antibiotics. Dr. Jeffrey Hutter, chair of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs and president of the Am...

FDA Approves New Anti-Clotting Drug

... that states Arixtra is not to be used when spinal anesthesia or spinal puncture is employed. There is a risk of developing a blood clot in the spine, which can result in long-term or permanent paralysis....

Obese women likey for Cesarean

... says Dr.Bell from Duke University NC. Years ago, anesthesia had been one of the major causes of maternal mortality.// Pregnancy and obesity both make it difficult to breathe under general anesthesia, so a woman's risk is doubled when the two conditions are combined. Bell and colleagues studied more than 3000...

Right side of the brain helps in awareness

... face with the face of a famous person. After the anesthesia wore off, patients were asked to choose which face they remembered seeing, their face or the famous face, although they saw only the morphed image when they were under anaesthesia.While the left hemispheres of the five patients were anaesthetised, th...

Watch your weight when pregnant

..., says Dr.Bell from Duke University NC. Years ago, anesthesia had been one of the major causes of maternal mortality. //Pregnancy and obesity both make it difficult to breathe under general anesthesia, so a woman's risk is doubled when the two conditions are combined. Bell and colleagues studied more than 3000...

A Reason To Smile

...diseased tissue. With lasers, there is no need for anesthesia or a drill and that eliminates the "harrowing" noise that comes with other dental equipment. The disadvantages to lasers are they take longer than traditional methods; they can't be used on teeth that have existing fillings; certain types of filling...

Studying The Causes Of Autism

...greater incidence of threatened abortion, epidural anesthesia use, induced labor, and a labor lasting less than one hour. Autistic children were more likely to have experienced fetal distress, have low scores on a standard test to measure functioning in newborns, and have been delivered via cesarean section. R...

The Dangers Of Sleep Apnea

... run a higher risk of complications resulting from anesthesia administered // during surgery . Sleep apnea is a...Thereby proving that many people who are put under anesthesia for surgical procedures are not being treated with proper measures aimed at preventing complications...

Red hair connected with anaesthesia

...with naturally red hair need about 30 percent more anesthesia than patients with other hair colors. The genetic quirk that makes red hair red may also make carrot-tops harder to knock out -- in the operating room. People with red hair need more anaesthesia// to make them lose consciousness. Although anaesthetic...

General Anesthesia For Heroin Detoxification Is No Good

Research studies have shown that use of general anesthesia for heroin detoxification is no better when compar...A, also points out the fact that use // of general anesthesia in these circumstances can also lead to adverse life threatening events. Medically supervised heroi...

Statins Taken For Reducing Cholesterol Found To Reduce Death Rate Associated With Heart Attack As Well

... massive scale, pioneered advances in antibiotics, anesthesia and blood transfusions -- advances that would usher in the age of modern surgery. Infact, in the beginning of 19 th century, very few people died of heart disease. In the olden days, most of the work was done manually and walking was the major means...

More Women Are Opting For Painless Labor

...liveries generally had fewer mothers going without anesthesia in both years. As women have embraced techniques ...re comfortable for more of their labor, demand for anesthesia services in hospitals is growing as well. Most anesthesias for labor and Cesarean delivery was direc...

Papillomavirus no more a sure sign of child abuse

...id, simple, highly sensitive, and does not require anesthesia or biopsy for the detection of anogenital HPV in children. The subjects included 40 children, more than half with physical evidence of sexual abuse and a high rate of Chlamydia infection. This sample would be expected to yield a biased high rate of...

Coaching In Labor Could Increase Bladder Problems

...licated pregnancy and negative history of epidural anesthesia administration were included in the study. They were assigned to two different groups, both comprising of nurse-midwives in a random fashion. Members of one group (163) were coached to push for 10 seconds during a uterine contraction while members ...

London Hospital Provides Specialized Care For Pregnant Women

...e a substantial reduction in the level of epidural anesthesia administered and the need for an episiotomy. It can on the whole, make delivery a pleasant experience. Recipients of the specialized service called ‘Jentle’ undergo the standard methods of NHS tests and screening. In addition, they would be entitl...

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