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Regional Anesthesia vs. General Anesthesia for Hip Fracture

DFW Anesthesia Professionals

In choosing the most appropriate anesthesia technique, healthcare providers consider several factors to optimize patient outcomes and enhance recovery. Regional anesthesia (RA) and general anesthesia (GA) are the two primary methods used for hip fracture surgeries.

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Featured Article Podcast: One-year Outcomes of Spinal vs. General Anesthesia

Anesthesiology Journal

Articles Discussed: Long-term Outcomes with Spinal versus General Anesthesia for Hip Fracture Surgery: A Randomized Trial REGAINing the Freedom to Choose Insensibility for Hip Fracture Surgery Transcript Moderator: James P. Rathmell, M.D. Participants: Mark D. Neuman, M.D., and Elizabeth L. Whitlock, M.D.,

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Featured Author Podcast: Sedation vs. General Anesthesia for Intubation

Anesthesiology Journal

Articles Discussed: Sedation versus General Anesthesia for Tracheal Intubation in Children with Difficult Airways: A Cohort Study from the Pediatric Difficult Intubation Registry Walk a Tightrope or Burn a Bridge?: Sedation versus General Anesthesia for Intubation of a Pediatric Difficult Airway Transcript

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Featured Author Podcast: General Anesthesia versus Sedation

Anesthesiology Journal

Articles Discussed: General Anesthesia versus Sedation, Both with Hemodynamic Control, during Intraarterial Treatment for Stroke: The GASS Randomized Trial Transcript Moderator: James Rathmell, M.D. Participants: Hélène Beloeil, M.D.,

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Anesthesia Considerations: Simple vs. Radical Hysterectomy

Radius Anesthesia

While general anesthesia is the standard of care for hysterectomy in the US, combining general anesthesia and epidural anesthesia has been similarly shown to mitigate surgical stress in non-gynecological caners, and thus might be a consideration for use in gynecological cancer surgery and radical hysterectomy 1.

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You Are Not “Asleep” Under Anesthesia

Ed Mariano

That’s why you need medical doctors – anesthesiologists – to take care of you under anesthesia, and why you don’t need us when you’re sleeping comfortably in your own bed. Differences between natural sleep and general anesthesia Natural sleep represents an active though resting brain state.

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Anesthesia – Top 5 Questions Asked By Patients

Salem Anesthesia

There are three main types of anesthesia: general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and local anesthesia. General anesthesia renders the patient unconscious and unable to feel pain, whereas regional anesthesia numbs a specific region of the body, and local anesthesia blocks sensation in a small, localized area.