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LOWFLOW ANAESTHESIA PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE (Video of the Week)

Anaesthesia News

[link] DR.J. EDWARD JOHNSON Prof and HOD, Dept of Anaesthesiology, Kanyakumari Govt Medical College and Hospital, Asaripallam, Nagercoil.

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From CPR to ECMO: A Story of Saving Lives and Inspiring Careers

SpecialtyCare

“I Want to Help Save Lives” An individual can have many reasons to choose a healthcare career. Perhaps it is a family legacy, or a parental expectation that we decide to honor. Maybe it is a calling into a particular field of medicine – like obstetrics because we love babies, or geriatrics because we see the changing needs of our grandparents as they age.

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Highlighting the Ethiopian Surgical Society: COSECSA Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course 2023

AAS

I recently returned from my first in-person College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) annual meeting, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For COSECSA members and trainees, the first week of December is notable each year for surgeons and residents from more than 14 African countries gathering for the annual fellowship-level exams, general […] The post Highlighting the Ethiopian Surgical Society: COSECSA Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course 2023 appeared first on Ass

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Top Successful Nursing Student Tips | Learn & Excel | Omaha

Nebraska Methodist College

As you begin your nursing education , you may wonder how balancing life and nursing school is going to work. You, like many students, may plan on working part- or full-time during college. Balancing your personal and professional life while finding time to study can be a challenge. At Nebraska Methodist College (NMC), faculty and staff encourage student success and provide the tools they need to achieve their goals.

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5 Benefits of Automated Ultrasound Probe Disinfection

CME Corp

It’s a scene that clinicians and healthcare professionals know all too well: a busy floor experiencing staff shortages, training new team members, meeting the diverse needs of patients while trying to maintain consistent SOPs and accurate documentation… and then an auditor from The Joint Commission (TJC) walks in for a survey… In an environment in which the time and attention of each clinician is at a premium, while competing priorities pull them constantly in different directions, an automated

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Drug Discovery, STAT! NVIDIA, Recursion Speed Pharma R&D With AI Supercomputer

NVIDIA: Healthcare

Described as the largest system in the pharmaceutical industry, BioHive-2 at the Salt Lake City headquarters of Recursion debuts today at No. 35, up more than 100 spots from its predecessor on the latest TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. The advance represents the company’s most recent effort to accelerate drug discovery with NVIDIA technologies.

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Surgeon Empowerment Through NexGen’s Administrative Support

NexGen Surgical

Managing surgeries while handling administrative tasks can be quite a challenge for surgeons. All these can lead to burnout, affect mental health and reduce productivity. These challenges can have a ripple effect on patient care. In the ever-changing landscape of surgery, surgeons demand a flexible work schedule that is pivotal to their overall well-being and […] The post Surgeon Empowerment Through NexGen’s Administrative Support appeared first on NexGen Surgical.

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4 Things to Look for in an ASC Revenue Cycle Consulting Firm

Surgical Information Systems

When it comes to revenue cycle management, ambulatory surgery centers are faced with a number of challenges. Learn how to find the right consulting firm.

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Providing medical care on professional golfs biggest stage

Penn Medicine

When the U.S. Women's Open golf championship tees off in Lancaster, LG Health’s medical team will be there to help if anything goes wrong.

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Featured Author Podcast: ENA-001 Effect on Hypoxic Breathing

Anesthesiology Journal

Moderator: James P. Rathmell, M.D. Participants: Albert Dahan, M.D., Ph.D., and Thomas K. Henthorn, M.D. Articles Discussed: Reversal of Propofol-induced Depression of the Hypoxic Ventilatory Response by BK-channel Blocker ENA-001: A Randomized Controlled Trial Reversal for Respiratory Depression: Let’s Take a Breath!

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How gliding mammals happened

The Stitch

Comparing genomic sequences of gliding marsupials and non-gliding relatives revealed differences crucial to the development of gliding. The post How gliding mammals happened appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Learning From My (Ergonomic) Mistakes

AAS

I had not been an attending and operating for more than a few months before the insidious onset of pesky pains in the shoulder, elbow, and wrist of my dominant arm. Initially, I figured out “workarounds” to minimize or avoid painful movements and positions when possible, and pushed through the pain when unavoidable. I acquired […] The post Learning From My (Ergonomic) Mistakes appeared first on Association for Academic Surgery (AAS).

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Advice for New Healthcare Travelers (from Experienced Travelers)

Triage Staffing

Taking the leap and trying something new can be both exciting and terrifying. We know that for healthcare professionals considering travel, the questions seem endless. Recently, we asked our current travelers to share the best advice they could offer to someone who is new to travel or thinking about making the switch. We have received a ton of wonderful advice from all of you and wanted to share it in case it helps those who are considering making the jump to traveling.

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5 Patient-Centered Care Examples in Surgical Environments

Picis

Patient-centered care is at the heart of effective healthcare, particularly in surgical environments where the well-being of individuals is paramount. In this exploration, we will navigate through practical examples showcasing the integration of patient-centered care principles in surgical settings. Preoperative Communication and Education Before a patient undergoes surgery, effective communication and tailored education play pivotal roles in fostering a patient-centered approach.

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Stay safe playing in your backyard: Q&A with Isabel Valdez

The Stitch

Isabel Valdez shares some tips on how to be safe this summer while playing in Bermuda or St. Augustine grass. The post Stay safe playing in your backyard: Q&A with Isabel Valdez appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Trust, equity, and hospitals’ ‘front door’

Penn Medicine

Emergency departments are hospitals’ “front door," so Penn Medicine is doing everything it can to make them a trusted space for everyone.

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Average Travel ICU Nurse Salary: How Much Do Travel Nurses Make? 

Triage Staffing

Travel nurses are big shots for a reason. They help healthcare providers fill short-term vacancies and keep hospitals running smoothly during staff shortages. Thanks to their expertise, willingness to travel, and ability to jump into medical facilities in need, travel nurses are in high demand right now, especially in the ICU. As a result, hospitals are willing to offer competitive compensation packages to attain top talent, so one of the biggest benefits of working as a travel ICU nurse is the

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Featured Author Podcast: Sedation Type and Colonoscopy Polyp Detection

Anesthesiology Journal

Moderator: BobbieJean Sweitzer, M.D. Participants: Aurora N. Quaye, M.D. and Douglas A. Colquhoun, M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc., M.P.H. Articles Discussed: Association between Colonoscopy Sedation Type and Polyp Detection: A Registry-based Cohort Study Does Propofol Improve Polyp Detection during Colonoscopy?

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Measles on the rise

The Stitch

On March 18, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Health Advisory warning of an increase in both global and U.S. measles cases. The post Measles on the rise appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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Living at the Intersection of Person and Surgeon

Association of Women Surgeons

By: Priyanka V.

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Optimize Your ASC Operations: Streamline Surgical Pipeline Efficiency

CaseCTRL

Optimize Your ASC Operations: Streamlining Surgical Pipeline Efficiency

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June 2024 Editor-in-Chief Podcast

Anesthesiology Journal

Creator: James P. Rathmell, M.D., M.B.A. June 2024, Volume 140, Issue 6 Overview of June issue original studies.

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FROM THE LABS: ERR-gamma marks the road leading to acid-producing cells

The Stitch

The findings open new opportunities to regulate the function of acid-producing cells in the stomach in different disease settings. The post FROM THE LABS: ERR-gamma marks the road leading to acid-producing cells appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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WOMEN SURGEONS HAVE BETTER OUTCOMES THAN THEIR MALE COUNTERPARTS

Association of Women Surgeons

By: Anna DeFreitas “Women cannot seriously pursue medical careers (…) unless they stop being women: due to physiological laws, women … Continue reading "WOMEN SURGEONS HAVE BETTER OUTCOMES THAN THEIR MALE COUNTERPARTS"

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2024 STS Critical Care Agenda

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

2024 STS Critical Care Agenda cgolden Fri, 05/17/2024 - 11:09

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Needle-Moving AI Research Trains Surgical Robots in Simulation

NVIDIA: Healthcare

A collaboration between NVIDIA and academic researchers is prepping robots for surgery. ORBIT-Surgical — developed by researchers from the University of Toronto, UC Berkeley, ETH Zurich, Georgia Tech and NVIDIA — is a simulation framework to train robots that could augment the skills of surgical teams while reducing surgeons’ cognitive load. It supports more than a dozen maneuvers inspired by the training curriculum for laparoscopic procedures, aka minimally invasive surgery, such as grasping sm

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How volunteering impacts mental health

The Stitch

Dr. Asim Shah notes that volunteer work makes a big difference in people’s lives, while also positively affecting your own mental health. The post How volunteering impacts mental health appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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What to do if water gets in your ears

The Stitch

Dr. Angela Peng explains what to do if water gets in your ears, how to prevent it, and the symptoms of an ear infection. The post What to do if water gets in your ears appeared first on Baylor College of Medicine Blog Network.

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