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Study finds low hand hygiene compliance rates during anesthesia administration
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.07.02]
Anesthesia providers are missing opportunities to clean their hands during surgical procedures, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication...

Use of regional anesthesia during hip fracture surgery not associated with lower risk of death
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.06.24]
Among more than 56,000 adults undergoing hip repair between 2004 and 2011, the use of regional anesthesia compared with general anesthesia was not associated with a lower risk of death at 30 days...

After anesthesia the brain 'reboots' itself to consciousness
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.06.20]
One of the great mysteries of anesthesia is how patients can be temporarily rendered completely unresponsive during surgery and then wake up again, with their memories and skills intact.

Anesthesia May Harm Children's Brains
Source: MedicineNet Ear Tubes Specialty [2012.08.20]
Title: Anesthesia May Harm Children's Brains
Category: Health News
Created: 8/20/2012 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/20/2012 12:00:00 AM

Hydroxyethyl starch in resuscitation fluid has direct harmful effects on kidney cells
Source: Urology / Nephrology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.14]
The increased risk of kidney injury related to the use of hydroxyethyl starch (HES) in resuscitation fluids reflects the mass of HES molecules, according to a report in Anesthesia & Analgesia...

Study shows no increase in post-traumatic symptoms years after awareness with recall during surgery
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2014.06.24]
Patients with confirmed episodes of awareness during anesthesia and surgery don't seem to be at increased risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other problems with psychosocial well-being...

What happens to the brain when it recovers from anesthetic?
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.06.11]
Researchers examining electrical activity in the brains of rats recovering from anesthesia have made some interesting discoveries about how consciousness is regained.

Spotlight on nurse anesthetists in Clinical Scholars Review
Source: Nursing / Midwifery News From Medical News Today [2014.06.02]
As a profession, nurse anesthesia is at a tipping point. While recent federal legislation and changes to the U.S.

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