Citrobacter freundii induces sepsis with new-onset status seizure in an adult: A case report and literature review. [Review]
RATIONALE: Sepsis with brain abscess induced by Citrobacter freundii in adults has rarely been reported and is extremely pathogenic with a high mortality rate. Early diagnosis of the infection still remains challenging. PATIENT CONCERNS: A 27-year-old woman was transferred to our emergency department for fever, status seizure and refractory hypotension. Administration of midazolam, propofol and sodium valproate could not attenuate the seizure except for the addition of vecuronium. The blood white blood cell count was 42.91 (109/L) with 80% neutrophils, and procalcitonin was 22.46ng/mL. DIAGNOSES: Both deoxyribonucleic acid...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Matthew Perry Pulled Out of ‘Don’t Look Up’ After His Heart Stopped for 5 Minutes
The ‘Friends’ star was given propofol while in rehab, causing his heart to stop beating. He ended up with eight broken ribs when medics performed CPR to save his life #propofol #thefriends #medics #matthewperry #dontlookup (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Propofol: use, toxicology and assay features - Chernova AP, Shormanov VK, Davydkina AE.
The study objective is to review the literature on the use, pharmacological properties, toxicology, and assay methods for intravenous anesthetic propofol. The scope and forms of propofol use, its pharmacokinetics, biotransformation features, which occurs m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Ciprofol Use for the Induction of GA in Gynecological Surgery Ciprofol Use for the Induction of GA in Gynecological Surgery
This study indicates that ciprofol is as effective as propofol for general anesthesia induction in individuals undergoing gynecological surgery, with lower rates of adverse events.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Eric Idle: I Survived Pancreatic Cancer. It ’s a Funny Story
About three years ago I was incredibly lucky: I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Lucky? One of the most lethal forms of cancer, how on earth was that lucky? Well, because it was found incredibly early. No, not before lunchtime, but before it had gone anywhere. A decade before I had asked my doctor for a quick death. It wasn’t for me, it was for a play I was writing called Death The Musical. With all the boomers heading for the final curtain, I thought it was an interesting subject for comedy to examine. Mike Nichols hated it. We would have read-throughs around our dining table, with fine people like Tim Curry, D...
Source: TIME: Health - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eric Idle Tags: Uncategorized freelance health nationpod Source Type: news

Anesthesia Type and Survival After Breast Cancer Surgery Anesthesia Type and Survival After Breast Cancer Surgery
This study found no clinically meaningful difference in long-term survival between administration of general anesthesia using propofol versus inhaled volatiles for patients with breast cancer.Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hospira Issues A Voluntary Nationwide Recall For One Lot of Propofol Injectable Emulsion (Containing Benzyl Alcohol), Due To The Potential Presence of Visible Particulates
Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Propofol Injectable Emulsion (containing benzyl alcohol), 100mL Single Patient Use Glass Fliptop Vial; lot EA7470, to the user level due to visible particulates observed in two vials during annual examination of retention samples. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 22, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Propofol Not the Only Option for Abdominal Surgery Anesthesia in Seniors
(MedPage Today) -- Older patients who received anesthesia with etomidate had no higher risk of major complications after elective abdominal surgery compared to propofol, a randomized trial found. Among 1,917 such patients, rates of major in-hospital... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - August 10, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Hospira Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall for One Lot of Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP (Containing Benzyl Alcohol), Due to the Potential Presence of Visible Particulate
Hospira, Inc., a Pfizer company, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP (containing benzyl alcohol) to the user level due to a visible particulate observed in a single vial during annual examination of retain samples (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - July 13, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

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