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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
March 22, 2021
Anesthesia Management of Endovascular Therapy
Endovascular therapy (EVT) is the preferred method of treating acute ischemic stroke (AIS) . The operation requires a high degree ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...