A randomized controlled trial of minor hand surgeries comparing wide awake local anesthesia no tourniquet and local anesthesia with tourniquet
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: Orthopaedics &Traumatology: Surgery &ResearchAuthor(s): Sang Ki Lee, Sung Gul Kim, Won Sik Choy
I am asking for a dear friend. Is it too late to apply in the Anesthesiology Assistant Cycle? I think they're a stellar applicant, but they just don't have to shadow for anesthesiology (but have family in the medical field so can probably figure something out). When does it get bad to apply? They have competitive stats, 2 years of research, 400 hours CNA, 200 hours in a shadowing program following doctors and PAs.
The widely used inhalational anesthetic sevoflurane was effective as a topical analgesic in treating otherwise refractory pain in an elderly patient with a severe leg ulcer.Reuters Health Information
CONCLUSION: The supine midaxillary coronal approach to anterior QLB is an effective and feasible approach to QLB which can be performed in supine position. PMID: 32739200 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: In situations where nerves are injured during elbow fractures, selective articular cutaneous block at elbow can be used as it provides good perioperative analgesia, besides allowing evaluation of motor and sensory components in the postoperative period. PMID: 32739199 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Risk increased for frontline health care workers compared with the general community
Condition: Chronic Pain Interventions: Drug: Bacteriostatic Normal Saline; Drug: 1% Lidocaine Sponsor: Emory University Not yet recruiting
Authors: Brignardello-Petersen R PMID: 32736797 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Purpose of review Routine ureteroscopy (URS) for stone disease is performed under a general anaesthesia. However, controversy exists on the role of loco-regional anaesthesia and the outcomes associated with it. Here we review the challenges, outcomes and complications of loco-regional anaesthesia for URS. A Cochrane style review was performed in accordance with the preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses guidelines to evaluate the outcomes of loco-reginal anaesthesia for URS in stone disease, including all English language articles from January 1980 and December 2019. Recent findings Twenty-...
TITUSVILLE, N.J. – (August 3, 2020) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson &Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for SPRAVATO® (esketamine) CIII nasal spray, taken with an oral antidepressant, to treat depressive symptoms in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) with acute suicidal ideation orbehavior.1 SPRAVATO® is the first and only approved medicine that has been shown to reduce depressive symptoms within 24 hours,1 providing a new option for significant symptom relief until a longer-ter...
MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2020 -- It's perfectly safe to breastfeed after a mom receives anesthesia, new British medical guidelines say. And she can start as soon as she's alert and able to do so, according to just-published guidelines from the U.K....