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Following up with long-term survivor of CAR T cell therapy

The Stitch

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patient Matt Rea flew to Houston to receive CD19 CAR-T cells from his identical twin brother Will Rea. The post Following up with long-term survivor of CAR T cell therapy appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Comparing CRNAs to Other APRNs

Nashville Anesthesia Professionals

All APRNs are registered nurses who have earned a graduate degree that certifies them to practice advanced and specialized care. There are four classes of APRNs: certified nurse midwife (CNM), clinical nurse specialist (CNS), certified nurse practitioner (CNP), and certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA). Though all APRNs undergo extensive training to achieve their advanced degree, each type obtains a different skillset, with CRNAs focused on anesthesia care.

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Why Accelerated Data Processing Is Crucial for AI Innovation in Every Industry

NVIDIA: Healthcare

Across industries, AI is supercharging innovation with machine-powered computation. In finance, bankers are using AI to detect fraud more quickly and keep accounts safe, telecommunications providers are improving networks to deliver superior service, scientists are developing novel treatments for rare diseases, utility companies are building cleaner, more reliable energy grids and automotive companies are making self-driving cars safer and more accessible.

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Respiratory Mechanics for Mechanical Ventilation (Video of the Week)

Anaesthesia News

[link] Dr. S. Sivaprasath Asst Professor, Institute of Anaesthesiology, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.

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Understanding inguinal hernias: causes, symptoms and treatment

The Stitch

Dr. Michele Loor offers insight into inguinal hernias, which occur when tissue protrudes through a weak spot in the abdominal muscles. The post Understanding inguinal hernias: causes, symptoms and treatment appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Anesthesia for Eyelid Surgery

DFW Anesthesia Professionals

Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a common cosmetic or reconstructive procedure aimed at improving the appearance and/or function of the eyelids 1. Whether performed for aesthetic enhancement or medical reasons, such as correcting drooping eyelids (ptosis) or addressing eyelid mispositioning, anesthesia plays a crucial role in ensuring patient comfort and safety during surgery.

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Should You Get a DNP? What to Know Before Applying | Omaha

Nebraska Methodist College

Have you been thinking about pursuing your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) ? Discover what you need to know before applying to a doctoral nursing program.

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hnRNPM, a guardian of the integrity of cellular protein synthesis

The Stitch

A connection with cancer cells suggests that hnRNPM may hold clinical promise. The post hnRNPM, a guardian of the integrity of cellular protein synthesis appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Being a First Generation Immigrant from India: Breaking Down Stereotypes about “Model Minorities”

Association of Women Surgeons

By Gopika SenthilKumar, PhD I still remember the news of the 2008 economic crash playing everywhere within a few weeks … Continue reading "Being a First Generation Immigrant from India: Breaking Down Stereotypes about “Model Minorities”"

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The art and science of cancer care

Penn Medicine

As President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), Lynn Schuchter, MD, is sharing her philosophy on cancer care with the oncology world.

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Leading Medical Centers in Taiwan Adopt NVIDIA Accelerated Computing to Advance Biomedical Research

NVIDIA: Healthcare

Taiwan’s leading medical centers — the National Health Research Institute (NHRI) and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (CGMH) — are set to advance biomedical research and healthcare for patients. The centers are embracing accelerated computing and generative AI for everything from imaging to enhancing patient care, from streamlining clinical workflows to drug discovery research.

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FROM THE LABS: Image of the Month: Defective sperm

The Stitch

Alterations in normal sperm shape and motility led to infertility in an animal model and inspired work to develop a reversible birth control pill for men. The post FROM THE LABS: Image of the Month: Defective sperm appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Equipping Your Blood Bank: Essential Equipment

CME Corp

In the world of healthcare, blood banks play a vital role in life saving by processing and storing essential blood products used for transfusions. To ensure the seamless operation of a blood bank, having the right equipment in place is imperative.

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6 Anesthesia Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to Track and Benchmark

Surgical Information Systems

Tracking anesthesia KPIs is critical to ensuring your anesthesia providers deliver the quality services that support optimal outcomes.

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Smartphone Apps Every Medical Traveler Needs

Triage Staffing

As a medical traveler, your phone is your lifeline. It’s your way to communicate with friends and family, a map in your pocket for navigating new cities and a place to house all your personal information. If you’re looking for a way to be even more dependent on your cell phone (as, if!), here are a couple must-have smart phone apps. Apple Maps or Google Maps We know that you may have a strong sense of loyalty when it comes to what map app you use.

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Strokes 101: Learn more about the common neurological illness

The Stitch

Dr. Chethan Rao details the different types of strokes and breaks down recovery, treatment options and more. The post Strokes 101: Learn more about the common neurological illness appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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3 Tips for Improving Your Pre-Anesthesia Testing Processes

Sullivan Healthcare Consulting

Take $120 and put it in the garbage. Wait a minute. Do it again. Wait another minute. Repeat. Would your OR find that an acceptable use of funds? It’s unlikely. Yet, with a single minute in the OR costing as much as $120, ASCs, hospital outpatient departments (HOPD), and ORs regularly waste much more than that. The reasons for low OR utilization rates are multifactorial, yet they often trace back to ineffective pre-anesthesia testing processes.

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8 Exciting Neuroscience Careers to Explore

SpecialtyCare

Neuroscience careers are some of the most dynamic and impactful fields in science and medicine today. For those with a passion for understanding the complexities of the brain and nervous system, neuroscience offers a wide range of career opportunities that are both intellectually rewarding and socially impactful. In this blog, we will explore eight exciting neuroscience careers that not only offer professional growth but also contribute to advancing our knowledge and treatment of neurological co

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How adverse childhood events can exacerbate substance use

Penn Medicine

New research found that individuals exposed to adverse childhood events are at increased risk of developing mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders.

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Preparing for cataract surgery

The Stitch

Baylor Medicine ophthalmologist Dr. Sumitra Khandelwal outlines how to prepare for surgery to treat cataracts, a common eyesight issue. The post Preparing for cataract surgery appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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What Are the Signs of Kidney Problems in Men?

USMD Health System

Are you concerned about your kidney health? Visit a urologist in Arlington, TX, and learn about our many treatment options, including kidney surgery.

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