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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CVP

Anaesthesia News

I am not arguing that a static CVP value should be used to predict a patient’s volume status, or volume responsiveness? Absolutely not. However, there is tremendous meaning in the CVP as the starting point for a basic lesson in hemodynamics. The CVP is the fulcrum of cardiovascular physiology at the bedside; understanding the genesis of the CVP lays the foundation for interpretation of hemodynamic intervention in the ICU as well as interpretation of bedside echocardiography.

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Transitioning to The Society of Future Nurse Anesthetists

The CRNA Chase

I am excited to announce a significant transformation we have undergone. What was once known as The CRNA Chase Academy will now be proudly recognized as The Society of Future Nurse Anesthetists (SFNA). This transition marks a new chapter in our commitment to supporting critical care nurses and aspiring nurse anesthetists on their professional journeys.

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I Just Need You To Care

AAS

“I just need you to care!” I was a chief resident, and I was yelling. The source of my righteous indignation is a long clinical story, but it boils down to the following principle: my patient’s concerns had been disregarded and they were sent home from the ER without a proper workup. It was now […] The post I Just Need You To Care appeared first on Association for Academic Surgery (AAS).

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Ryan McCormack’s Operational Excellence Mixtape: June 13, 2024

LeanBlog

Thanks, as always, to Ryan McCormack for this. He always shares so much good reading, listening, and viewing here! Subscribe to get these directly from Ryan via email. News, articles, books, podcasts, and videos about how to make the workplace better. Operational Excellence, Improvement, and Innovation Toyota admits to cheating on vehicle testing Toyota has long prided itself on its culture of quality and improvement but has recently apologized for falsifying certification on seven vehicle [R

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No swimming allowed: Sperm and male contraception

The Stitch

Have you ever had someone’s eyes glaze over while you’re talking to them? Have you ever had that happen 30 times in a row? I The post No swimming allowed: Sperm and male contraception appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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On the Increase in Use of GLP-1s

IU School of Medicine

Ozempic is suddenly a household brand name , akin to Aleve, Advil, or Nyquil. Many people are calling Ozempic , and other drugs like it, “miracle drugs.” Ozempic and Mounjaro are part of a class of drugs called GLP-1 receptor agonists (G LP-1 s for short). Ozempic was approved by the F.D.A. in 2017 , while Mounjaro , Ozempic’s primary competitor, was approved in 2022.

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INITIATION, MAINTENANCE AND WEANING OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION

Anaesthesia News

[link] DR.P.NAGALAKSHMI, Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College, Pondicherry.

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Laser, wax or sugar? Choosing the right hair removal option

The Stitch

Dr. Oyetewa Oyerinde helps patients find the right hair removal method and offers tips on how to avoid problems when shaving. The post Laser, wax or sugar? Choosing the right hair removal option appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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What is Revenue Cycle Management?

Surgical Information Systems

What is revenue cycle management? It can be defined simply as the activities that ensure your ambulatory surgery center receives the appropriate revenue.

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Social media use by patients with hypermobile EDS

IU School of Medicine

*For open access link to the full article click here Every 6.4 seconds a new social media account is created. Since the rise of social media in the early 2000s, access to connection online has multiplied tenfold. On the average day, we spend about 2 and a half hours scrolling through social media. And this number will likely increase as the accessibility to modern electronics expands.

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Debunking Healthcare Travel Myths

Triage Staffing

At Triage, we spend a lot of time talking to our travelers. That’s how we get you where you want to go. And whether you’re a brand new traveler or you’re used to traveling, we’d love to talk to you about some of the most common myths we hear. Have you fallen for any of these common myths? Myth: You cannot take any time off during assignments.

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A promising approach to develop a birth control pill for men

The Stitch

The novel strategy is sperm-specific, has minimal safety concerns and the effects are reversible in animal models. The post A promising approach to develop a birth control pill for men appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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The Case Against Combos

Goldfinch Health

Why leading healthcare providers are turning to oxycodone monotherapy as part of multimodal pain management regimens designed to better treat pain and reduce opioid exposure for patients and families Opioid plus acetaminophen (APAP) combination products—hydrocodone/APAP (Lortab, Norco, Vicodin) and oxycodone/APAP (Percocet)—have been among the most commonly-dispensed medications in America over the last 20 years.

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The Truth About Autotransfusion: Can It Be Used for Cancer and C-Section?

SpecialtyCare

Autotransfusion is becoming more popular, with higher rates of use in ambulatory service centers (ASCs) due to its lower costs and reduced rates of infection. Many professionals know that autotransfusion can be used for trauma with heavy blood loss, organ transplants, total joint replacement, thyroid surgery, and more — but fewer know that it can also be used safely for C-sections and cancer.

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Connecticut Signs Nurse License Compact Into Law

Triage Staffing

Good news for nurses who hold a Connecticut license or those who want to work in Connecticut. The state’s governor just signed the NLC into law on May 30, 2024. This makes Connecticut the 42nd state to join the compact. Although signed into law, the legislation actually doesn’t go into effect until October 1, 2025. This gives Connecticut time to create an implementation process and applications for residents and non-residents alike.

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LGBTQ+ older adults endure unique challenges

The Stitch

Dr. Michael Kauth notes that Pride Month might not always be a celebratory time for older members of the LGBTQ+ community. The post LGBTQ+ older adults endure unique challenges appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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2024 STS Coronary Conference Showcases Latest Research and Techniques

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

On June 7-8, 2024, in Miami, more than 120 cardiothoracic surgeons and heart team members from around the world gathered for the third annual STS Coronary Conference. With a focus on the technical aspects of coronary surgery, attendees experienced case-based panel discussions, abstract sessions, practical tips and tricks, and interactive “How I Do It” video presentations featuring surgical techniques.

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Navigating ADA Compliance Requirements for Medical Facilities

CME Corp

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), enacted in 1990, is a pivotal piece of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public private places open to the public. For medical facilities, compliance with ADA standards is not just a legal obligation but a moral imperative to ensure that all patients, regardless of their physical or cognitive abilities, have access to

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10 Benefits of Cervical Disc Replacement: A Comprehensive Guide

SpecialtyCare

Cervical disc replacement is a revolutionary procedure that has transformed the lives of countless individuals suffering from chronic neck pain and related symptoms. This advanced surgical technique, also known as cervical artificial disc replacement, offers numerous benefits compared to traditional spinal fusion. In this blog, we will explore the many advantages of cervical disc replacement, how it works, and why SpecialtyCare is an excellent provider for this life-changing procedure.

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Positivity and mental health

The Stitch

Dr. Kathleen McDeavitt explains how a positive outlook on life can be beneficial to physical and mental health. The post Positivity and mental health appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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How to Become a Respiratory Therapist | Comprehensive Guide

Nebraska Methodist College

Discover how to become a respiratory therapist, including education requirements, responsibilities and career opportunities in this growing field.

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Aortic Dissection Versus Intramural Hematoma (IMH)

RK.MD

Aortic dissection and intramural hematoma (IMH) are both acute aortic syndromes that can present similarly but have distinct pathophysiological differences and implications for management. For example, both can present with acute chest pain radiating to the back, often described as “tearing” or “ripping” in nature with or without hemodynamic instability.

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Progress of LGBTQ+ Rights – A View from One of America’s Youth

Association of Women Surgeons

By: Alexis Moren The progress of LGBTQ+ rights has seen significant advancements globally, although challenges remain.

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Healthy Habits: Dr. Magdalena Sanz Cortes starts her day with meditation

The Stitch

Dr. Magdalena Sanz Cortes, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, shares some of her healthy habits with us. The post Healthy Habits: Dr. Magdalena Sanz Cortes starts her day with meditation appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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