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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January 25, 2021

Current Research on COVID-19 Antibodies

Since the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, the body of scientific literature on COVID-19 has rapidly expanded [1]. Current research often focuses on ...
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January 10, 2021

Classification of A Nonroutine Surgical Event

Despite efforts to improve perioperative patient safety over the past two decades, medical errors remain a significant cause of morbidity ...
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December 28, 2020

Retrospective vs. Prospective Cohort Studies

Cohort design is a type of research design where investigators follow subjects over time, tracking their development through a set of health-related metrics ...
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December 14, 2020

Managing Spinal Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension in Obstetrics

Prevention and management of spinal anesthesia-induced hypotension is essential for preventing complications in the perioperative/peripartum period. In 2018, an international ...
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