The Role of Anesthesia in Perioperative Stroke
Doctors wearing surgical masks and gowns performing an operation on patient in hospital operating theater.

The Role of Anesthesia in Perioperative Stroke

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for one out of every 20 deaths per year.1 A stroke is a cerebrovascular event defined as…

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Enhanced Recovery After Anesthesia
A female doctor helping a patient breathe using a respirator

Enhanced Recovery After Anesthesia

Recovery after surgery can be a long and onerous process. It may include pain, fatigue and loss of functional capacity, and a patient may even require months of physical therapy…

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Sex Differences in Anesthesia Induction

Sex plays an important role in patients’ experience with the medical system and in their treatment by health professionals.1 Patients are treated differently based on their socially constructed genders and…

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Recent Graduates Opting for Locum Tenens Practice

A locum service physician is a healthcare provider who serves as a temporary substitute for doctors who are vacationing, sick, attending conferences, or on leave for other reasons. In the…

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Geriatric Anesthesia

As the 61 million adults of the Baby Boomer generation get older, policymakers will need to make social and financial decisions to avoid the feared “2030 problem” of depleted resources…

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Anesthetic Considerations for Infants

Advances in pediatric anesthesiology have greatly contributed to improved outcomes and survival in newborns and infants requiring surgical intervention. Newborn physiology is primarily characterized by a high metabolic rate, limited…

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Ethics in Anesthesia: Preoperative Considerations

As anesthesia transforms into perioperative medicine, anesthesiologists have fewer opportunities to consult with patients. Often, the patient will consult primarily with an operating doctor, who will then refer them to…

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Market Outlook: Operating Room Equipment

Operating rooms (ORs) require high-quality equipment to protect the safety of patients and to enable professionals to perform successful procedures.1 Every piece of equipment, including objects from autoclaves to waste…

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