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Botox Injections Explored to Cut Postop Atrial Fibrillation in Cardiac Surgery

Botox Injections Explored to Cut Postop Atrial Fibrillation in Cardiac Surgery

Findings of early trials based on epicardial fat pad injections during cardiac surgery.

Functional Nasal Surgery Can Improve Headache Symptoms

Eighty-five percent of patients report partial or complete resolution of headaches postoperatively.

Pediatric Anesthesia Does Not Affect Development Outcomes

Young children who have surgical procedures that require general anesthesia do not have an increased risk for adverse child development outcomes.

Opinion

Basal insulin for surgical diabetic patients

Basal insulin, with or without nutritional correction, is the best approach to manage blood glucose in noncritically ill surgical patients.

Are sterile gloves necessary for minor procedures?

The use of non-sterile gloves for minor procedures may haver a lower rate of infection compared with sterilized gloves.

Advice for helping your patients manage pain after surgery

With these tips, a clinician can prepare a patient undergoing surgery control post-operative pain.

Clinical Features

Wrist pain after a fall: a simple fracture?

Wrist pain after a fall: a simple fracture?

After a fall on an outstretched hand, wrist injuries are common, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.

Carcinoid appendix

Carcinoid appendix


A patient with a history of a carcionid tumor on their appendix did not return to a physician for follow up.

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