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Deeper Sedation During Colonoscopy Linked to Improved Detection of Serrated Polyps

— Propofol boosts serrated polyp detection by 50%, little difference for all neoplasia, adenomas

A photo of a vial and syringe of propofol.

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Anesthesiologist Convicted; Oldest Conjoined Twins Die; 'Donald Trump Did This'

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by app staff

Apr 15, 2024
Anesthesiologist Convicted of Tampering With IV Bags Linked to Death

Actions also caused cardiac emergencies for several patients, said federal prosecutors

Apr 15, 2024
Opinion
No, a Jail Is Not an Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Facility

How local jails ignore medical guidelines and contribute to the overdose crisis

Apr 09, 2024
Opinion
A Few Phrases I Never Say to Patients

Preparing patients for pain is an art that's often botched

Apr 09, 2024
Opinion
No, a Jail Is Not an Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Facility

How local jails ignore medical guidelines and contribute to the overdose crisis

Opinion
A Few Phrases I Never Say to Patients

Preparing patients for pain is an art that's often botched

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Condemned Inmate Could Face 'Surgery Without Anesthesia,' Lawyers Say

Procedure involves incision that could be several inches wide and several inches deep

Apr 05, 2024
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What Exactly Is an Anesthesia 'Cocktail'?

An overview of the drugs that put patients under

Apr 04, 2024
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GLP-1 Users May Have Increased Endoscopy-Related Aspiration Pneumonia Risk

Overall incidence is still low, however

Apr 01, 2024
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More Than 'Just a Pinch'? Patients Film Their Expressions Getting IUDs

Doctors note there aren't clear guidelines for managing pain or discomfort during IUD insertion

Mar 28, 2024
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FDA Questioned on Elon Musk's Neuralink; OTC Pain Relief Warning; Easter Egg Safety

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by app staff

Mar 27, 2024
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Use of Video Laryngoscopy Reduced Endotracheal Intubation Attempts

Video laryngoscopy also led to fewer intubation failures, injuries versus direct laryngoscopy

Mar 18, 2024
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One-Week GLP-1 Agonist Hold Not Enough Before Anesthesia?

Even following this rule, increased residual gastric content still prevalent

Mar 07, 2024
A photo of an anesthesiologist holding a anesthesia mask to a male patient’s face.
Three-Drug Combo Wins for Opioid-Sparing Pain Relief After Hip Replacement

Less morphine needed with multiple analgesics

Mar 07, 2024
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Esketamine After C-Section Eased Postpartum Depression Symptoms

Symptoms were reduced a week after delivery, but effects faded rapidly

Mar 06, 2024
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Seniors, Doctors at Odds on Opioid Risks and 'Deprescribing'

Conversations between primary care physicians and older patients often "challenging"

Mar 06, 2024
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AAAAI Roundup: Perioperative Assessment of Antibiotic Allergy With a Mobile App

Plus, other selected poster presentations from the allergy meeting

Mar 04, 2024
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Why Patients Need to Come Clean About Cannabis to Their Anesthesiologist

If they don't, things could get complicated

Feb 22, 2024
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Opinion
Palliative Care Has a Branding Problem

Changing how it's perceived can break down silos

Feb 22, 2024
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Minimizing Opioids After Teens' Spine Surgeries Appears Practical

Alternatives prove mettle in studies

Feb 14, 2024
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