Yeovil Hospital agrees patient not properly anaesthetised

The patient said she was "traumatised" after feeling pain during surgery at Yeovil Hospital last year.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Conclusion: INM administration results in burning sensation in the nasal mucosa with high levels of pain. Using topical lidocaine 2% counteracted the burning sensation and achieved a higher acceptance rate and lower pain scores.
Source: Quintessence International - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: We may state that perineal posterior block, while reducing striated muscle contractile activity, also causes a relevant reduction of anal basal tone. During surgical procedures done under regional anesthesia, we experienced a good sphincter relaxation, which was comparable, if not equal, to that induced by general anesthesia. In fact, 10 to 15 minutes after performing the block you could observe the elevation of the inferior margin of the exterior sphincter and the concomitant descent of the inferior margin of the internal sphincter (coaxial dislocation). KEY WORDS: Anorectal manometry, Anesthesia, Local-r...
Source: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia - Category: Surgery Tags: Ann Ital Chir Source Type: research
Conditions:   Epiphora;   Dacryostenosis;   Dacryocystitis Interventions:   Drug: Proparacaine Hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, USP 0.5%;   Drug: Balanced salt solution Sponsor:   William Beaumont Hospitals Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Closed-loop spinal cord stimulation produces greater reductions in pain and medication use in patients with chronic, intractable back and leg pain than does open-loop stimulation, a new randomized controlled trial shows.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news
Given the increasing prevalence and legalization of marijuana, many patients have come to think that marijuana use is not worth mentioning to their physicians. After all, they reason, I would not necessarily tell my doctor that I had a glass of wine last night, so why should I disclose that I smoked marijuana yesterday? Unfortunately, this reasoning is flawed. Because marijuana has a variety of effects on the body and on anesthesia medicines, it is crucial that anyone undergoing a preoperative evaluation disclose their marijuana use. Don’t worry that your anesthesiologist is judging you. That’s not our job! Our...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health care Marijuana Prevention Safety Surgery Source Type: blogs
PMID: 31934903 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Anesth Analg Source Type: research
PMID: 31934902 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Anesth Analg Source Type: research
Ninety percent of the applications to our Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (known as the ESI MIRA program) that were submitted in October are about to undergo peer review. The remaining 10% were administratively withdrawn, mostly because the research proposed fell outside the NIGMS mission. This is comparable to the proportion that was withdrawn over the past 3 years. Withdrawn applications represent a lot of wasted time and effort on the part of affected PIs and are the source of considerable frustration. So what can you do to minimize the chance of this happening to your ES...
Source: NIGMS Feedback Loop Blog - National Institute of General Medical Sciences - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Tags: Funding Opportunities Research Administration Early Stage Investigator Funding Policies MIRA Preparing an Application Source Type: blogs
To investigate the opioid requirements and prevalence of chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) in liver transplant (LT) recipients and to evaluate the association of opioid use with postoperative survival.
Source: Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
This article provides an overview of the common and important chest injuries that the anesthesiologist may encounter in patients following trauma including blunt injury, pneumothorax, hemothorax, blunt aortic injury, and blunt cardiac injury.Recent FindingsRib fractures are frequently associated with chest injury and are associated with significant pain and other complications. Regional anesthesia techniques combined with a multimodal analgesic strategy can improve patient outcomes and reduce complications. There is increasing evidence for paravertebral blocks for this indication, and the myofascial plane blocks are a popu...
Source: Current Anesthesiology Reports - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
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