Anesthesiology

Updated guidelines for safe sedation of pediatric patients

Updated guidelines for safe sedation of pediatric patients

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Updated guidelines for safely sedating pediatric patients have been released by the AAP and AAPD.

Medical malpractice claims against anesthesiologists decreasing

Medical malpractice claims against anesthesiologists decreasing

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The number of medical malpractice claims made against anesthesiologists has significantly decreased since 2005.

Ethyl chloride before anesthesia

Ethyl chloride before anesthesia

Consider using topical ethyl chloride before the use of anesthesia when working with infected skin.

Phenylephrine HCl injection recalled

American Regent has issued a nationwide voluntary recall of Phenylephrine HCl Injection, USP, 1% (10mg/mL), 5mL vials.

Outdated warning against using epinephrine in digital blocks

Do the benefits now outweigh the risks of using lidocaine with epinephrine in digital blocks?

Man chokes while undergoing anesthesia

Man chokes while undergoing anesthesia

A nurse anesthetist's quick reaction saves a patient's life during a routine endoscopic procedure.

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