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New Online, Media-Rich Educational and Clinical Resource in Anesthesiology Launched by McGraw-Hill Professional

Customizable Curriculum and Multimedia Appeal to Both Students and Professionals Seeking Certification NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of information resources for the scientific and medical communities, has launched AccessAnesthesiology (...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Launches Web Site Focused on Educating and Empowering the Public about Anesthesiology

Web Site Features "Anesthesia & Me"(C) Checklist to Help Patients Organize Vital Medical Information in Preparation for Surgery LifelinetoModernMedicine.com Provides Patients with Physician-Certified Tools and Resources CHICAGO, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, 46 mill...

Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain

...ts' quality of life. I have seen amazing results from vertebroplasty in my practice and for my grandmother." Allen Burton, MD, Professor of anesthesiology at MD Anderson in Houston, one of the foremost experts on vertebroplasty, stated "The conclusion that vertebroplasty does not help back pain is c...

Dartmouth gets $3 million from the National Science Foundation for IT research in health care

...." Gettinger is the senior medical director of information systems and informatics at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and an associate professor of anesthesiology at Dartmouth Medical School. Through the three-year project, the researchers will examine privacy concerns, address security challenges, and study ...

No Link Found Between Birth Anesthesia and Learning Issues

...school. It's important to recognize there may be other factors that impact learning disabilities." A report on the study is in the August issue of anesthesiology . More information The Nemours Foundation has more about cesarean section . -- Robert Preidt ...

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Says Only Trained Dental and Medical Practitioners Should Administer and Monitor Anesthesia

...stration. During training, OMS residents complete a rotation on the medical anesthesiology service, during which they train alongside anesthesiology residents under the supervision of an anesthesiologist. Those who c...

Blood Transfusions Not Linked to Long-Term Problems

...urgery, more than 80 percent of the patients were still alive a decade after the procedure, according to the results published in the August issue of anesthesiology . Previous studies had hinted that immune system problems, cancer and other major health issues could arise from blood transfusions. "Our result...

Mayo researchers find anesthesia not harmful for babies during birth process

...sk for learning disabilities later in life than children not delivered by C-section. These findings are reported in the current issue of the journal anesthesiology . "We found that the incidence of learning disabilities was equal between children who were delivered vaginally and those who were delivered via C...

Mayo Researchers Find Anesthesia Not Harmful for Babies During Birth Process

...-section. These findings are reported in the current issue of the journal anesthesiology . (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090105/MAYOLOGO ...ers-find-anesthesia-not-harmful-for-babies-during-birth-process/ anesthesiology = http://journals.lww.com/anesthesiology/pages/currenttoc.aspx ...

New Anesthesia May Be Safer for Critically Ill

...oid critical drops. Etomidate also suppresses the adrenal glands, an effect that can last for up to several days. According to the August issue of anesthesiology , the research team added a molecule to the chemical structure of etomidate that causes it to break down naturally. This same process is often used t...
Anesthesiology in Medical Technology

Positive Phase II Study of Pacira's EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) in Hernia Repair Presented at the Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology (PGA)

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A Phase II trial of a single intraoperative administration of EXPAREL (DepoBupivacaine) resulted in significantly reduced pain with activity in the first 8 to 24 hours following surgery, when pain is generally greatest, compared to conventional treatment. ...

New Clinical Studies Presented at the 14th World Congress of Anesthesiology Demonstrate Masimo Advancements in Patient Care

Noninvasive Hemoglobin Receives Rave Reviews from Attendees at Masimo's Commercial Exhibit IRVINE, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo, the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, reported that multip...

New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring

...before, during, and after anesthesia. Does the Pleth Variability Index correlate with stroke volume variation? Researchers in the Department of anesthesiology at the Hamamatsu University School of Medicine in Hamamatsu-City, Japan, compared the accuracy of Masimo PVI measurements with Stroke Volume Variation...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of the SEDASYS(R) System

...NNATI, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery today announced that the anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Dru...to enable propofol sedation personalized to each patient's needs. The anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Advisory Committee voted 8 to 2 in favor of...

Fifth U.S. Hand Transplant Patient Heads Home to NY

...nert Kutz and University of Louisville assistant clinical professor of surgery, led the team of five hand surgeons, 10 hand fellows and a two-member anesthesiology team from Hand Care Center Anesthesia. "I cannot wait to get home and pick up my granddaughter with two hands and give big two-handed hugs to a...

NeurogesX Announces Publication of Phase 3 Data for QUTENZA(TM) (NGX-4010) in Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN) by The Lancet Neurology

... of Qutenza in both the United States and European Union." The first author of the publication, Miroslav Backonja M.D., Professor of Neurology, anesthesiology and Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine , stated, "The results from the Phase 3 C116 study of Qutenza in patien...

Kleinert Kutz Hand Surgeons Perform Fifth U.S. Hand Transplant in Record Time at Jewish Hospital Hand Care Center

...utz and assistant clinical professor of surgery at the University of Louisville led the team of five hand surgeons, 10 hand fellows and a two-member anesthesiology team from Hand Care Center Anesthesia. Breidenbach and his team are the only surgeons in the U.S. to perform hand transplants with now five...

TorreyPines Therapeutics to Host Webinar at 11 a.m. EDT Today on the Opportunity for Treating Chronic Pain, Migraine and Muscle Spasticity Through Inhibition of Neurotransmitter Glutamate

...ds of several journals. He has received many awards, including the FWL Kerr Award from the American Pain Society and the American Society of anesthesiology Award for Excellence in Research. -- Jerome Goldstein, M.D., Director of the San Francisco Headache Clinic and a board-certified neurologist who focu...

Oridion Announces Major Medical Research and Congress Presentations

... value of Microstream(R) EtCO2 monitoring were presented during the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) in Ghent, Belgium and the European Society of anesthesiology (ESA) in Copenhagen, Denmark. At ERC, two oral presentations were given and a Capnography Symposium took place with three distinguished clinicians and...

European Union's CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on Sugammadex

... Reference: (1) Jones K et al. Faster Reversal of Profound Rocuronium-Induced Neuromuscular Blockade with Sugammadex vs. Neostigmine. anesthesiology 2007; 107: A1577. ...
Anesthesiology in Medical Products

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Anesthesiology in Medical Definition

Pathology

...cian assistant - Podiatry - Psychology - Public health - Respiratory therapy - Speech and language pathology Physician specialties anesthesiology - Dermatology - Emergency medicine - General practice (Family medicine) - Internal medicine - Neurology - Nuclear medicine - Obstetric...

Medicine

... Clinical disciplines Surgery being performed anesthesiology ( AE ) or anaesthesia ( BE ) is the clinical discipline concerned with ...y therapy - Speech and language pathology Physician specialties anesthesiology - Dermatology - Emergency medicine - General practice (Family medic...
Anesthesiology in Medical Dictionary

Anesthesiology

Chapter 17 – Anesthesiology Principles, Pain Management, and Conscious Sedation. ... Anesthesiology 1972; 36:329-338. ... Anesthesiology 1990; 73:5-11. ... Includes online residency brochure, research efforts, lecture handouts, job listings, and general patient information. - D...

Pain Management

...ological, "The Management of Acute, Chronic and Cancer Pain " has been prepared by the ... The Management of Pain . The Medical Specialty of anesthesiology ... Pain medicine, also called pain management , is a branch of medicine that deals with treating pain and helping people learn to cope wit...

Femoral

...oximately 86,000 femoral neck fractures ... All patients had full-length ipsilateral femoral radiographs on admission. ... The Department of anesthesiology at Hospital for Special Surgery is the premier ... Femoral Nerve Block ... first step of the femoral nerve block is to provide ... Damage ...
Anesthesiology in Biological News

Chemical found in medical devices impairs heart function

...r Artin Shoukas, Ph.D., professor of biomedical engineering, physiology and anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins. "I'm a chocoholic, and after m... Shoukas and Caitlin Thompson-Torgerson, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in anesthesiology and critical care medicine suspected that the trigger for these side effect...

Long-lasting nerve block could change pain management

...a nerve block lasting days, weeks, maybe even months," explains Daniel Kohane, MD, PhD, of the Division of Critical Care Medicine in the Department of anesthesiology at Children's, and the report's senior author. "It would be useful for conditions like chronic pain where, rather than use narcotics, which are system...

Penn researchers demonstrate a new model for drug discovery with a fluorescent anesthetic

...on't know much about how anesthetics work at a molecular level," said Roderic G. Eckenhoff, vice chair for research and the Austin Lamont Professor of anesthesiology and Critical Care at Penn's School of Medicine. "Thus, the development of new anesthetics has become a stagnant field. This new tool will allow for ...

New potential therapeutic target discovered for genetic disorder -- Barth syndrome

...eficiency in the pathogenesis of Barth syndrome and identify iPLA2-VIA as a very important enzyme," said Michael Schlame, M.D., associate professor of anesthesiology and cell biology, NYU Langone Medical Center. "This is good news for patients since this enzyme is now a potential target for therapeutic intervention...

Treating chronic pain, migraine & muscle spasticity through inhibition of neurotransmitter glutamate

...orial boards of several journals. He has received many awards, including the FWL Kerr Award from the American Pain Society and the American Society of anesthesiology Award for Excellence in Research. Jerome Goldstein, M.D., Director of the San Francisco Headache Clinic and a board-certified neurologist who focu...

Scientists test device to track medication adherence in patients with HIV/AIDS

... at all, said Richard Melker, M.D., a professor of anesthesiology at the UF College of Medicine and chief technology...id Matthew Booth, Ph.D., an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the UF College of Medicine and an investigator ...nis, M.D., the Joachim S. Gravenstein professor of anesthesiology at the UF College of Medicine and an investigator ...

UTMB inventions win University of Texas System commercialization awards

...oped at UT System institutions. One of the inventions, conceived by UTMB anesthesiology professor George Kramer, is a new smart IV pump to deliver precise amounts ...uctor Stephen L. Hoskins and Dr. Perenlei Enkhbaatar (also members of UTMBs anesthesiology department), is a new technology meant to dramatically improve the delivery...

Actor-robots 'staff' part of new $5M simulation training center

... is to get it right before they treat real patients, says the centers director, Elizabeth Hunt, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor in the Department of anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. The troupe of paid professional actors who are trained to portray patients submit themselves to trainees who practice tak...

High blood pressure in older adults traced to gene's effects in blood vessels

... cells, which have significant impact on the dysregulation of blood pressure that leads to heart disease, said Hamdy Hassanain, assistant professor of anesthesiology at Ohio State University and senior author of the study. Hassanain also is an investigator in Ohio State's Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute. ...

Research reveals secrets of alcohol's effect on brain cells

... author Dr. Neil L. Harrison, professor of pharmacology and pharmacology in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell. In research conducted in cell cultures and in mouse ne...ns," says lead author Dr. Leonardo Pignataro, instructor in pharmacology in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell. At the same time, research in Korea with the C. eleg...
Anesthesiology in Biological Technology

New Clinical Studies Presented at the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) Annual Meeting Show Masimo Technologies Provide Advanced Clinical Intelligence

Masimo's Commercial Exhibit Draws More Than 2,500 Conference Attendees IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo, the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that 13 new independent and objective clinical st...

Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading

...ents' quality of life. I have seen amazing results from vertebroplasty in my practice and for my grandmother." Allen Burton, MD, Professor of anesthesiology at MD Anderson in Houston, one of the foremost experts on vertebroplasty, stated, "The conclusion that vertebroplasty does not help back pain is compl...

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Caldolor(TM)

...he hospital setting where an injectable medicine is often needed," said Ken Holroyd, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Associate Professor of anesthesiology & Medicine at Vanderbilt University . "An FDA approved injectable fever therapy, and an alternative to injectable narcotic pain therapy, is welco...

Webcast Alert: Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Investor Meeting in Zurich, Switzerland

...able to answer shareholder questions along with the co-chairs of the company's medical advisory board, Dr. Bruce D. Spiess, M.D., FAHA - Professor anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine, VCURES/ VCU Med Center Richmond, Virginia and Dr. Ross Bullock, M.D. Ph.D.- Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Miami , ...

Masimo Initiates Full Market Release of First-Ever Noninvasive Continuous Hemoglobin Monitor

...downward hemoglobin trend on a second-by-second basis as it occurs has been of tremendous value." Randy Marcel, MD, Medical Director and Chief of anesthesiology at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano in Plano, Texas , stated, "In the past, we've only received glimpses of our patients' hemoglobin levels from lab m...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Primary Agenda Displayed Says Dr. Barry Friedberg of Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia

...he American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) functions much like the American Medical Association (AMA). Both publish monthly educational journals ( anesthesiology and JAMA , respectively) and express an agenda for patient safety and satisfaction. Nonetheless, both groups function primarily (and legitimately) a...

From Pain to Unexpected Fame: One Woman's Journey to Know Fibro

... the disorder and what types of things they can do themselves to make it better, this often greatly improves their symptoms," said Clauw, professor of anesthesiology and medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. "Not only does Know Fibro incorporate our experience into an easy-to-use, interactive i...

Five New Clinical Studies Show Value of Masimo PVI & PI

...ndependent and objective studies demonstrating Masimo PVI to be highly predictive of patient fluid status will be presented at the American Society of anesthesiology (ASA) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla., October 19-21, 2008. Fluid administration is critical to optimizing patient status and enabling end organ pre...

Masimo Announces Continuous Noninvasive Total Hemoglobin

...s breakthrough technology for noninvasive and continuous total hemoglobin (SpHb(TM)) and oxygen content (SpOC(TM)) monitoring at the World Congress of anesthesiology (WCA) in Cape Town, South Africa, on March 3, 2008. The advent of noninvasive total hemoglobin within the Masimo Rainbow SET platform will make hemo...

Nektar Presents Positive Results from Phase 1 Clinical Trial of NKTR-118 (oral PEG-naloxol) at American College of Clinical Pharmacology Meeting

...ussell K. Portenoy, M.D., chairman of the Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center and Professor of Neurology and anesthesiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. "In some cases, it can even be treatment-limiting in managing their pain. Current therapeutic ...
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