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NEW: A clear way to avoid ureteric injury and all the pain it brings

SurgicalPerformance

View our surgical video below. It is unfortunate that the majority of ureteric injuries don’t get detected intraoperatively. These injuries come to light sometimes up to 10 days post-surgery, many days after the patient has been discharged. Such delayed diagnoses cause major problems, often requiring several subsequent procedures to fix them.

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Best of the Society of Future Nurse Anesthetists

The CRNA Chase

The Society of Future Nurse Anesthetists (SFNA) is thrilled to unveil some of the new features and benefits designed to empower and support our members on their Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) journeys. As a national organization , SFNA is dedicated to providing a suite of resources that cater to the diverse needs of ICU nurses, CRNA/Resident Registered Nurse Anesthetists (RRNA) students, and seasoned professionals.

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Melanoma and misinformation: Baylor Medicine experts address royal skin cancer diagnosis and TikTok sunscreen claims

The Stitch

Dr. Ida Orengo says regularly examining moles and seeking medical advice if you notice changes is crucial to detecting skin cancer. The post Melanoma and misinformation: Baylor Medicine experts address royal skin cancer diagnosis and TikTok sunscreen claims appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Are you a perioperative nurse or an OR nurse?

OR Manager

For me, the answer is easy. For 25 years I have consistently said, “I’ve never nursed an OR a day in my life; it’s always been the patients.” As perioperative nurses, what we do is about more than More » The post Are you a perioperative nurse or an OR nurse? appeared first on OR Manager.

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VENTILATORS SCALARS AND LOOPS – THE BASICS (Video of the Week)

Anaesthesia News

[link] DR. J. SARVA VINOTHINI Senior Consultant Anaesthetist, MIOT Hospitals, Chennai.

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10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Nursing School

Nebraska Methodist College

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Nursing School If you’ve started your search for the best nursing school for you, there are some important things to consider.

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Humanism: the heart of medicine beyond medical school

The Stitch

Humanism has always been at the heart of medicine. Spending time at the bedside with our patients and connecting with them helps us understand who The post Humanism: the heart of medicine beyond medical school appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Benefits of Automated Blood Pressure Readings

CME Corp

Nearly every patient visiting or admitted to a medical facility will have their blood pressure taken as a very quick means of assessing their state of health. Although extraordinarily useful, blood pressure is a highly variable measurement and there is a good chance these critical readings are not being recorded accurately. Inaccurately read and/or recorded blood pressure measurements can have far reaching, almost always negative, ramifications for the patient.

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State of the huddle: The barriers to and benefits of preop meetings

OR Manager

Complex problems do not always require complex solutions. Consider the surgical safety checklist. In 2020, more than a decade after the World Health Organization (WHO) started advocating that every hospital More » The post State of the huddle: The barriers to and benefits of preop meetings appeared first on OR Manager.

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Growing Up Baylor: Dr. James Lomax

The Stitch

Dr. James Lomax tells us about his journey studying, training and eventually working at Baylor College of Medicine. The post Growing Up Baylor: Dr. James Lomax appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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8 in 8: Fast-Tracking the CABG Patient

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Video 8 in 8: Fast-Tracking the CABG Patient kchalko Fri, 06/28/2024 - 15:51 This 8 in 8 session focuses on fast-tracking in CABG patients. The presentation examines incorporating elements of ERAS and other fast track principles, data regarding the safety and efficacy of fast tracking, and a real-world patient case. Speaker Alison F. Ward, MD, Emory University, Atlanta, GA The Society’s 8 in 8 Series offers quick access to important topics in cardiothoracic surgery.

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June 2024 Newsletter

IU School of Medicine

Cardiovascular Institute One diverse academic health enterprise where people come to receive the highest quality heart and vascular care in their community while also enabling relentless innovation that fuels better health for Indiana and beyond. Read on to learn about recent advances in realizing this vision. Top News Das successfully implants state's first dual chamber leadless pacemaker The IU Health adult academic health center has introduced the state's first dual chamber leadless pac

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TLIF Surgery: 7 Incredible Benefits You Should Know

SpecialtyCare

TLIF Surgery Introduction TLIF surgery, or Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion, is a highly effective surgical procedure aimed at alleviating back pain and restoring spinal stability. In this blog, we’ll explore the many advantages of TLIF surgery, detail the procedure, and explain why SpecialtyCare is your best choice for this life-changing surgery.

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Compression socks and stockings: what you need to know

The Stitch

Dr. Philip Alapat tells all about using compression socks and stockings to aide blood flow, and how they can help. The post Compression socks and stockings: what you need to know appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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4 Part Blog Series: Considerations as Junior Faculty: What Should I Be Doing? – Part 1: You Are Done with Training, Now What?

Association of Women Surgeons

By: Christine Castater, MD, MBA Congratulations! You’ve completed surgical training and are now a junior faculty member. This is the … Continue reading "4 Part Blog Series: Considerations as Junior Faculty: What Should I Be Doing? – Part 1: You Are Done with Training, Now What?

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Travel Nurse Packing List: 12 Tips You Should Consider

Triage Staffing

Why choose between your love of travel and the need to make a regular paycheck? Travel nursing (and allied healthcare travel) offers the best of both worlds. Embrace the spontaneity of exploring new places while putting your medical professionalism to use and earning a steady paycheck. To have the best travel nursing experience, you’ll need to know how to properly pack for an assignment.

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Ambulatory endoscopy management strategies keep patients, finances healthy

OR Manager

Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is one of the most common procedures in the US. Performed more than 17.1 million times per year in inpatient and outpatient hospital settings as well as ambulatory surgery More » The post Ambulatory endoscopy management strategies keep patients, finances healthy appeared first on OR Manager.

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Study opens new opportunities to develop cancer treatments

The Stitch

The team integrated proteogenomic datasets of more than 1,000 tissue samples spanning 10 cancer types to illuminate protein targets for cancer therapy. The post Study opens new opportunities to develop cancer treatments appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Charting a new frontier with psychedelic drugs

Penn Medicine

Penn researchers are helping to craft guidelines for using psychedelic drugs in psychiatric care settings and weigh in on their potential and pitfalls.

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Bambu Lab X1 – Carbon Combo 3D Printer

RK.MD

I’ve been playing with my new Bambu Lab X1 – Carbon (X1C) Combo 3D Printer for the last day and have already learned so much about the nuances of 3D printing. As someone who has been deeply involved in technology, I’ve been searching for a 3D printer that balances functionality, speed, support, and aesthetics for my workspace and settled on the X1 – Carbon with automatic material system (AMS).

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Rural hospitals contend with challenging opportunities

OR Manager

Rural hospitals in the US have been facing a prolonged, multifaceted crisis. The literature presents several reasons for why healthcare facilities in rural areas struggle, including shrinking budgets, rising More » The post Rural hospitals contend with challenging opportunities appeared first on OR Manager.

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What you need to know about head lice

The Stitch

Dr. Vicky Ren answers what you need to know about lice, including how it spreads, how to prevent it and how to treat it. The post What you need to know about head lice appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Authenticity and Queer in Surgery

Association of Women Surgeons

By Aeryn Kangas-Dick, MD The art of surgery is the art of connection.

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Scaling standards from sterile processing department to clinic

OR Manager

Reforming instrument reprocessing practices does not always end with the main sterile processing department (SPD). Holding clinics to the same standard adds to the challenge, whether they are associated with More » The post Scaling standards from sterile processing department to clinic appeared first on OR Manager.

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How competency assessment could extend beyond licensing

OR Manager

Competency assessment in perioperative nursing—and American healthcare in general—is a story of unrealized potential. Particularly in the wake of the pandemic, staffing shortfalls and financial pressures More » The post How competency assessment could extend beyond licensing appeared first on OR Manager.

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The rise of AI in radiology—and what the future holds

OR Manager

When it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine, radiology is leading the charge. As of May 13, 2024, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved nearly 900 AI- and machine More » The post The rise of AI in radiology—and what the future holds appeared first on OR Manager.