Sedation for Patients Undergoing ERCP Sedation for Patients Undergoing ERCP
This study looked at two different propofol regimens for sedation in patients undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. Which has a better safety profile?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

DEX With Propofol vs Propofol on Outcomes After CABG Surgery DEX With Propofol vs Propofol on Outcomes After CABG Surgery
This study compared the beneficial effects of perioperative infusion of DEX with propofol on the postoperative outcome after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. How did it compare with propofol alone?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

I.V. Lidocaine and Propofol Use in Elderly Colonoscopy Patients I.V. Lidocaine and Propofol Use in Elderly Colonoscopy Patients
Might intravenous lidocaine reduce propofol consumption in elderly patients undergoing colonoscopy? How might it impact the risk of adverse events?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

propofol
Title: propofolCategory: MedicationsCreated: 3/24/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/24/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - March 24, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Propofol Dosage in Older Adults: Too Much or Too Little? Propofol Dosage in Older Adults: Too Much or Too Little?
A new study reveals that older adults are receiving propofol induction doses in excess of what is recommended--or necessary.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Colorado Nurse Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Controlled Substances
FDA OCI, Kurt Vasquez, RN, prison, fentanyl, fraud, deception, hospital, midazolam, propofol, personal use, false documents, opioids, Rx drugs, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - September 20, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Dexmedetomidine and Mortality From Sepsis Requiring Mechanical Ventilation: A Japanese Nationwide Retrospective Cohort Study
Conclusions: Dexmedetomidine was associated with a reduction in all-cause 28-day mortality and duration of mechanical ventilation. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical Pearl: The Role of Propofol for Refractory VT
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - August 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Clinical Pearl Source Type: news

Propofol misuse in Ireland - two case reports and a review of the literature - Gwiazda S, Dixon E, Cronly M, Kavanagh Y, Cullinane M, Mulligan LM.
Propofol is a rapidly acting sedative drug, which is usually administered intravenously. It is widely used in procedural sedation due to its rapid onset and easy reversibility. It has a good safety profile when used in combination with ventilation and moni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Remimazolam Besylate vs. Propofol During Hysteroscopy Remimazolam Besylate vs. Propofol During Hysteroscopy
Might remimazolam besylate be a safer alternative for anesthesia during hysteroscopy, with fewer adverse effects than propofol?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Moving one step closer to personalized anesthesia
(Ecole Polytechnique F é d é rale de Lausanne) EPFL researchers have developed a device that can continuously measure the blood concentration of propofol - one of the main compounds used in anesthetics - in patients as they are being operated on. That will help anesthesiologists deliver more personalized doses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Escape from oblivion: How the brain reboots after deep anesthesia
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) An innovative study uses the anesthetics propofol and isoflurane in humans to study the patterns of reemerging consciousness and cognitive function after anesthesia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anesthesia doesn't simply turn off the brain, it changes its rhythms
(Picower Institute at MIT) Simultaneous measurement of neural rhythms and spikes across five brain areas in animals reveals how propofol induces unconsciousness. Slow rhythm signature can guide anesthesiologists to improve patient care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anesthesia and Long-term Oncological Outcomes Anesthesia and Long-term Oncological Outcomes
Controversy remains regarding the long-term oncological impact of propofol vs. volatile anesthetics during cancer surgery. This meta-analysis compared overall survival between the two.Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

I.V./Volatile Anesthesia vs. I.V. or Volatile Anesthesia Alone I.V./Volatile Anesthesia vs. I.V. or Volatile Anesthesia Alone
Does the combination of propofol and volatile anesthetics have advantages in the early occurrence of postoperative nausea and vomiting or postoperative pain compared to either agent alone?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news