Tag: "anesthetics" at medical news
New Short-Acting Anesthetics Cut Recovery Time
... patientswho underwent outpatient surgery with new anesthetics
were safely able to bypassthe recovery room altogether, up from two percent or less before the study. Speeding recovery time not only increased patient satisfaction, but alsoproduced annual savings ranging from $50,000 to $158,000 per site. "Better a...
UI Researcher Determines Vital Sign Norms For Cesarean Section Procedure
...he investigators areamong the first to look at how anesthetics
affect vital signs during a surgicalprocedure. Because anesthetics
are safe, nobody had felt the need to establishsurgery vital sign benchmarks. "People talk about nor...
Women May React To General Anesthesia Differently Than Men
... is rare because manyphysicians "tend to give more anesthetics
than is needed to make sure thepatient is asleep. ..."It could be that women areless sensitive to these anesthetics
than men, or that they metabolize themfaster. Or both." Furthermore, the research highlight...
New dental anesthetic promises better pain control for patients
...increase the efficacy of local anesthetics
came to Reader several years ago when he learned that doctors were using the compound to get chemotherapeutic agents across the blood-brain barrier in patients with brain tumors. Since the b...
Anesthesia drug may better protect newborn brains during heart surgery
...r results in animal studies, desflurane or similar anesthetics
could contribute to clinical improvements for children with heart conditions."...
Integration of agriculture, medicine requires new ways of thinking
...k licorice to the often unpredictable responses to anesthetics
and alcohol or susceptibility to cancer. Deriving maximum benefit from knowledge of the relationships among plant-derived foods, nutrients, medicinals and human health requires interdisciplinary research in plant and human nutrition, gene functions a...
Florida study shows surgical mishaps more likely in physician offices than surgery centers
...esthesia provider credentialed to perform the same anesthetics
at a hospital? Is resuscitative equipment available if complications arise? The other authors of the Florida study were Moffitt Cancer Center biostatistician Alan Cantor, PhD, and University of Florida College of Medicine anesthesiologist David Macke...
Circumcised newborns respond best to anesthetic relief
...onal reasons should talk to their physicians about anesthetics
that can lower pain and stress, the Academy says. "When done without pain medicine, circumcision is painful," says an Academy policy statement. Researchers have found that circumcision pain can increase the infant's heart and breathing rates, decreas...
Smoking affects same 'feel good' brain chemical system as heroin
...outside -- bind to them. Morphine, heroin and some anesthetics
produce their respective effects by binding to these receptors, and the drug-overdose treatment called Narcan blocks them. The lower the level of natural opioids around, the more receptors there are available to other opioids -- such as a special mol...