An alternative anesthetic technique can be employed when conventional nasal intubation methods do not work.. The method involves a gum elastic bougie (GEB) device, which is useful for difficult airway management but seldom has been used for nasotracheal intubation. Leggi l’articolo intero.
Determinazione di Morte con Standard Neurologico
New research suggests that there are distinct patterns of neurobiology that occur during loss of consciousness and recovery following anesthesia. The work was presented here at the American Society of Anesthesiologists 2010 Annual Meeting.
New recommendations on metabolic syndrome treatment and acknowledgement of a place for stenting in the management of symptomatic carotid stenosis are among the changes seen in updated secondary stroke prevention guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA).
Long-term use of corticosteroid injections for tendinopathy may be harmful, according to the results of a systematic review of randomized controlled trials reported in the October 22 issue of The Lancet.
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (10/2010): Work-Related Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow: Diagnosis and Treatment
ICSI (10/2010): Perioperative Protocol
Osteoporosis is a common skeletal disease that weakens bones and increases the risk of fractures. It affects about one half of women over the age of 60, and one third of older men. Leggi l’articolo intero.
Emma Hitt, PhD Chest compressions should be the first step in addressing cardiac arrest. Therefore, the American Heart Association (AHA) now recommends that the A-B-Cs (Airway-Breathing-Compressions) of cardiorespiratory resuscitation (CPR) be changed to C-A-B (Compressions-Airway-Breathing).
Nitroglycerin applied topically increases bone formation and reduces bone resorption in women with osteopenia, and it might prove to be an effective and inexpensive agent to prevent osteoporosis, according to the results of a 2-year randomized controlled trial presented here at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2010 Annual Meeting.
Fluoxetine given soon after an ischemic stroke improves motor function in patients with severe motor deficits and increases the number of patients who are independent at 90 days, the results of a new trial show.
Smokers experience more pain and are more likely to suffer from severe pain following ambulatory surgery, according to a study presented here at the American Society of Anesthesiologists 2010 Annual Meeting.
Individuals with existing depression or anxiety appear to have an increased risk for death within 30 days of surgery, new research suggests.
Una Casa di cura rigettava l’istanza diretta ad ottenere copia di tutte le cartelle cliniche concernenti i dati clinici della coniuge con la quale, il richiedente la documentazione, aveva contratto matrimonio canonico. Tale istanza era motivata dalla necessità di produrre dati clinici davanti al Tribunale ecclesiastico, presso cui era stato avviato giudizio per l’annullamento del [...]
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