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Surgical Prehabilitation 

Radius Anesthesia

Surgical prehabilitation, often shortened to “prehab,” is a proactive approach that prepares patients physically and psychologically for the stresses of surgery. This concept has gained traction in recent years, reflecting a broader understanding of the benefits of optimizing health before undergoing surgical procedures. Prehabilitation is designed to enhance a patient’s capacity to withstand surgery, thereby promoting faster recovery, reducing the likelihood of postoperative c

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July 4th Holiday Closure

Triage Staffing

Independence Day is upon us, believe it or not. Triage HQ will not be open on Thursday, July 4th or Friday, July 5th. If you’re working over the holiday, thank you for all you’re doing to keep your patients safe and healthy. The post July 4th Holiday Closure appeared first on Triage Staffing.

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Needle Selection for Neuraxial Anesthesia

DFW Anesthesia Professionals

Neuraxial anesthesia is frequently employed for surgeries involving the lower abdomen and lower extremities. This type of anesthesia encompasses spinal, epidural, and combined spinal-epidural techniques. Typically, the procedure involves inserting a needle between the vertebrae to administer medication into either the epidural space (as in epidural anesthesia) or the subarachnoid space (as in spinal anesthesia).

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Learning From the Anesthesia Incident Reporting System

Nashville Anesthesia Professionals

The practice of anesthesia involves the administration of powerful drugs to induce unconsciousness, manage pain, and support vital functions during surgery. Despite advancements in technology and clinical practices, anesthesia-related incidents can and do occur. To mitigate these risks and enhance patient safety, the Anesthesia Incident Reporting System (AIRS) was created to support the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information about anesthesia-related incidents, facilitating contin

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Congratulations to the New Associate Editors for the Journal of Surgical Research (JSR)!

AAS

We are pleased to announce that Uma Sachdeva, MD, PhD, has been selected to serve as the new Associate Editor for the Thoracic Surgery Section of Journal of Surgical Research (JSR). We are also pleased to announce that Oliver Eng, MD, and Ryan Thomas, MD, have been selected to serve as the new Associate Editors for the Gastrointestinal […] The post Congratulations to the New Associate Editors for the Journal of Surgical Research (JSR)!

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Leveraging Lean & AI in Optometry: Ankit Patel’s Journey from Dell to Vision Care

LeanBlog

Scroll down for how to subscribe, transcript, and more My guest for Episode #509 of the Lean Blog Interviews Podcast is Ankit Patel, the founder of My Business Care Team, a BPO company providing services for optometrists, and co-founder with his wife Classic Vision Care, an optometry group in Atlanta. With a strong background in Lean methodology, Ankit has worked as a Lean consultant at Dell and the Cleveland Clinic, driving process improvements and coaching […] The post Leveraging Lean &#

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Understanding breast cancer and imaging: when to consider an MRI, mammogram or ultrasound

The Stitch

Dr. Valenina Hoyos says early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer are crucial for effective treatment and improving survival rates. The post Understanding breast cancer and imaging: when to consider an MRI, mammogram or ultrasound appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Construction & Medical Equipment Procurement: A Case Study

CME Corp

Communication is the key to procuring equipment used in healthcare when it comes to medical construction projects, especially when Owner Furnished, Contractor Installed (OFCI) Group 1 equipment is involved. This complex healthcare equipment procurement case study demonstrates how CME’s proactive communication and collaboration with customers and vendors streamlines the procurement process.

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Choosing the Right Advanced Practice Nursing Role

Nebraska Methodist College

Nurse practitioner. Clinical nurse specialist. Public health policy maker. These advanced practice nurses all take different paths in their careers, but they each make a significant impact on patients and the community.

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Summer food safety guide to mayonnaise and other backyard barbecue classics

The Stitch

Dr. Luis Rustveld wants to make sure your family follows good food safety practices to prevent barbecues from going bad. The post Summer food safety guide to mayonnaise and other backyard barbecue classics appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Optimizing Operating Room Efficiency with Surgery Scheduling Software

CaseCTRL

Efficient operating room (OR) management is crucial in today’s healthcare environment, where the costs associated with running an operating room can range from $30 to $100 per minute. One of the most effective ways to improve OR efficiency is by leveraging advanced surgery scheduling software. This technology not only streamlines scheduling but also enhances overall OR performance by reducing delays, optimizing resource use, and improving patient outcomes.

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Learning From the Anesthesia Incident Reporting System

Nashville Anesthesia Professionals

The practice of anesthesia involves the administration of powerful drugs to induce unconsciousness, manage pain, and support vital functions during surgery. Despite advancements in technology and clinical practices, anesthesia-related incidents can and do occur. To mitigate these risks and enhance patient safety, the Anesthesia Incident Reporting System (AIRS) was created to support the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information about anesthesia-related incidents, facilitating contin

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Telehealth kiosks extend care to rural communities

OR Manager

These recent innovations, a subset of telemedical videoconferencing, permit otherwise-unconnected patients in remote areas to interact with doctors and nurses in real time—that is, so long as they can make More » The post Telehealth kiosks extend care to rural communities appeared first on OR Manager.

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Conquer your canker sores

The Stitch

Canker sores can ruin anyone’s week. Baylor Medicine dermatologist Dr. Vicky Zhen Ren offers ways to ease their powerful pain. The post Conquer your canker sores appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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A medical student learns the meaning of patient trust

Penn Medicine

Penn medical student Ella Eisinger reflects on an exchange that changed her outlook on the patient-provider relationship.

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A Journey to Self-Acceptance and Surgical Residency

Association of Women Surgeons

Alexis L. Woods, MD Being comfortable with my queerness is not something that always came easy to me.

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Featured Author Podcast: Comparison of Artifact Detection Methods

Anesthesiology Journal

Moderator: BobbieJean Sweitzer, M.D. Participants: Mathias Maleczek, M.D., and Patrick J. McCormick, M.D., M.Eng.

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Breaking the Taboos Around Colo-Anal Diseases: A Female Surgeon’s Perspective

Association of Women Surgeons

By: Dr.

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