September 19, 2022
Implications of the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act on Healthcare
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which was signed into law by President Joe Biden on August 16, seeks to fight ...
September 5, 2022
Sugammadex: Overview, Protocol, and Dynamics
Sugammadex (ORG 25969) is a unique neuromuscular blockade reversal drug. It was the first selective relaxant binding agent, which is ...
August 15, 2022
Ivabradine for Persistent Cardiac COVID-19 Symptoms
Initially recognized as a respiratory system disease, COVID-19 has been found to interact with and affect the cardiovascular system, resulting ...
August 1, 2022
Genetic Susceptibility to COVID-19
Perhaps one of the most unique characteristics of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the large variability in infection-related morbidity and ...
July 18, 2022
Blood Oxygen Monitoring During Anesthesia and Surgery
Patient monitoring during anesthesia is critical to ensuring their well-being. This includes monitoring a patient’s ventilation, circulation, body temperature, and ...
July 4, 2022
Controversy Over “No Surprises Act” Implementation
Last December, Congress passed the “No Surprises Act” to shield patients from unexpected bills incurred when they receive medical treatment ...
June 20, 2022
Post-Extubation Airway Obstruction
Intubation is an acute respiratory intervention to ensure continued airflow through the upper airways and into the lungs. However, removal ...
June 7, 2022
In late May, CDC issued a health advisory regarding Paxlovid, an antiviral pill that is currently recommended for those with ...
May 16, 2022
Investigation of Unusual Hepatitis Cases in Children
Public health officials in the US and internationally are actively investigating cases of severe, acute hepatitis without clear cause in ...
May 2, 2022
Automating Anesthesia Delivery
Each year, over 300 million patients worldwide undergo surgery, many of them requiring general anesthesia. Inhaled anesthetic agents, which are ...
April 18, 2022
COVID-19 Transmission Between Humans and Animals
Coronaviruses are constantly evolving, switching and expanding host species, and, in the last few decades, novel coronaviruses have emerged in ...
April 4, 2022
Growth of Health Care Cost Fraction of GDP
Despite policymakers’ efforts to reduce health care costs via a number of different means since the 1980s, the growth of ...