Surgery Information Center
Findings of early trials based on epicardial fat pad injections during cardiac surgery.
Eighty-five percent of patients report partial or complete resolution of headaches postoperatively.
Young children who have surgical procedures that require general anesthesia do not have an increased risk for adverse child development outcomes.
Basal insulin, with or without nutritional correction, is the best approach to manage blood glucose in noncritically ill surgical patients.
The use of non-sterile gloves for minor procedures may haver a lower rate of infection compared with sterilized gloves.
With these tips, a clinician can prepare a patient undergoing surgery control post-operative pain.
After a fall on an outstretched hand, wrist injuries are common, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.
A patient with a history of a carcionid tumor on their appendix did not return to a physician for follow up.
Learn what factors distort the waves used in scanning procedures when metal is present.
Which drugs need to be stopped before surgery and how far in advance?
Could vitamin D and calcium supplements be causing foul smelling urine?
Pediatrics patients with asthma who have to undergo surgery are at risk for complications.
Consider using topical ethyl chloride before the use of anesthesia when working with infected skin.
Enlisting a parent's help can provide comfort without a scary needle or painful injection.