July 19, 2021

ASA Recommendations on No Surprises Act Implementation

On January 1st, 2022, the Biden administration’s “No Surprises Act” will be implemented in medical practices throughout America. The bill ...
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July 6, 2021

Mosquito Modification to Control Mosquito-Borne Disease

Mosquitos are a common vector for deadly diseases in humans, including malaria and dengue fever. Their capacity for disease transmission ...
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June 21, 2021

Quantitative Neuromuscular Monitoring in Anesthesia

Residual paralysis is a prevalent yet under-recognized issue in perioperative medicine. Residual paralysis occurs when the effects of a neuromuscular ...
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June 7, 2021

Residency Caps and Their Influence on Anesthesiology

In 1997, the U.S. Congress passed the Balanced Budget Act, which was meant to limit Medicare-based funding to residency programs ...
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May 18, 2021

Intraoperative Management of Hypertension

Hypertension can dramatically increase surgical patients’ rates of morbidity and mortality. Preoperative hypertension increases a patient’s probability of experiencing cardiovascular ...
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May 3, 2021

Comparison of Global COVID Vaccine Rollout

In order to adequately respond to the global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments in most countries are working to ...
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April 19, 2021

The Effect of General Anesthesia on the Hippocampus

While general anesthesia (GA) can safely and reversibly induce unconsciousness, exposure to GA may, as has grown increasingly evident, give ...
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April 5, 2021

Human Challenge Studies in Clinical Research

Human challenge studies are research experiments involving the deliberate exposure, or “challenge” of human subjects to infectious disease—regardless of whether ...
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March 22, 2021

Anesthesia Management of Endovascular Therapy 

Endovascular therapy (EVT) is the preferred method of treating acute ischemic stroke (AIS) [1]. The operation requires a high degree ...
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March 8, 2021

Expected Healthcare Changes Under the Biden Administration 

When Joe Biden served as Vice President under Barack Obama, he was instrumental in passing the Affordable Care Act, one ...
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February 22, 2021

Mobile Apps for Symptom Analysis and Advice

Apps and websites such as WebMD, Ada, Babylon Health, and FamilyDoctor aim to provide diagnoses and triage advice to patients, ...
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February 8, 2021

Wound Infiltration for Analgesia 

Continuous infiltration of a surgical wound after an operation is commonly used for analgesic purposes. Specific methods of wound infiltration ...
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