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Radial artery spasm: Should we worry?

Source: Canadian Journal of Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

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ConclusionOur data support the presence of persistent pain in pediatric patients after common surgeries. Most patients who developed persistent pain at 6 months had pain at 1 month. We recommend questioning at follow‐up visit about persistent pain and functional impairment with follow‐up until resolution.
Source: Pediatric Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: RESEARCH REPORT Source Type: research
I'm a 3rd year and starting to plan my 4th year electives, and will eventually apply to anesthesiology residencies and am thinking about a peds fellowship afterward. I'd like to take clinical electives that will help build a foundation before residency. Here's a list (sorted by category) of what looks interesting and potentially useful to me. Any advice as to which of these sounds particularly useful would be appreciated. Cardiology - Clinical cardiology - Clinical cardiology... Clinical electives to take 4th year of med school before anesthesiology residency?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Source Type: forums
ConclusionThrombectomy of UOS with anterior circulation occlusion and DWI‐FLAIR mismatch appears to be as safe and efficient as thrombectomy of KOS within 6 hours from onset. This pattern of imaging could be used for patient selection when time of onset is unknown.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: European Journal of Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
ConclusionsDespite older age and co-morbidities including more advanced cancer, patients undergoing Hartmann ’s procedure had low rates of serious postoperative complications and re-laparotomy. A low HP was not associated with a higher rate of intra-abdominal infection. HP seems to be appropriate for old and frail patients with rectal cancer.
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
We performed a systematic review of various anaesthetic medications for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and aimed to make a comprehensive comparison based on a network meta-analysis.
Source: International Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
The field of medicine is built upon science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), yet the United States is rapidly falling behind when it comes to educating the next generation in these disciplines, especially under-represented populations. The authors reflect on existing educational literature surrounding efforts to promote interest in STEM among students and under-represented populations. The authors advocate for greater efforts toward the development of youth programing. Cardiac anesthesia is uniquely positioned as a subspecialty to advance the goal of promoting interest in STEM in diverse groups of young students.
Source: Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Special Article Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur study results suggest that performing dental treatments under GA can reduce the dental anxiety levels of children with a high number of caries.
Source: Clinical Oral Investigations - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Conclusions Major morbidity and mortality rates SCA-TAVR are equivalent to TF-TAVR. The SCA should be the preferred secondary access site for TAVR because it offers procedural and clinical outcomes comparable to TF-TAVR and applies to most patients who are not TF candidates.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS The TKA implant without suction drains combined with intensified perioperative analgesia and intensive postoperative rehabilitation is a safe way to earlier recovery of the function of the operated knee, or, by extension, the lower limb. The described approach is not associated with a higher risk of perioperative complications (bleeding, healing disorders or early infections). Patients also benefit from lower blood losses. Based on the results of our study, we recommend performing the TKA surgeries routinely without drains, with perioperative analgesia and immediate postoperative joint mobilization. Key words: ...
Source: Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The treatment of severe or recurrent epistaxis requires the interdisciplinary collaboration of the primary care physician, the emergency physician, the practice-based otolaryngologist, and the hospital otolaryngology service. Uniform guidelines and epidemiological studies on this topic would be desirable. PMID: 29345234 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Deutsches Arzteblatt International - Category: General Medicine Tags: Dtsch Arztebl Int Source Type: research
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