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American Society of Anesthesiologists(r) Urges Critical Conversations About Anesthesia Between Patients and Doctors

While anesthesia is safer than ever before, every person scheduled for a procedure or surgery must have a serious conversation with their physician anesthesiologist about their anesthesia care delivery plan ahead of time, according to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA(r)).

Controlling childbirth pain tied to lower depression risk

CHICAGO --- Controlling pain during childbirth and post delivery may reduce the risk of postpartum depression, writes Katherine Wisner, M.D., a Northwestern Medicine® perinatal psychiatrist, in a July 23 editorial in Anesthesia & Analgesia. Wisner's...Show More Summary

Bug can cause deadly failures when anesthesia device is connected to cell phones | Ars Technica

5 months agoIndustries / Medical : GruntDoc

I can think of at least one reason phones are being plugged into USB’s… Federal safety officials have issued an urgent warning about software defects in an anesthesia delivery system that can cause life-threatening failures at unexpected times, including when a cellphone or other device is plugged into one of its USB ports.The ARKON anesthesia delivery […] No related posts.

Anesthesia Devices Can Fail When Connected to Cell Phones

5 months agoMedia / Publishing : eBookNewser

Medical professionals and patients should be warned a potentially deadly bug in anesthesia machines. Problem can be found in version 2.0 of the AKRON anesthesia delivery system. When a device such as a phone is plugged into the anesthesia...Show More Summary

Need for improved detection of sepsis for all women in labor

Rates of severe sepsis and deaths from sepsis among U.S. women hospitalized for delivery have risen sharply over the last decade, reports a study in the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS). Show More Summary

Success Rates Of Turning Breech Babies Increased By Anesthesia, Delivery Costs Reduced

When a baby is in the breech position at the end of pregnancy, obstetricians can sometimes turn the baby head-down to enable a safer vaginal birth. In the past, women were not given anesthesia during the turning procedure, which requires the physician to push on the woman's abdomen while monitoring the baby with ultrasound. Show More Summary

Anesthesia increases success rates of turning breech babies, reduces delivery costs

A new study shows anesthesia is cost-effective in turning breech babies because it increases the likelihood the procedure will work.

Anesthesia increases success rates of turning breech babies, reduces delivery costs

STANFORD, Calif. — When a baby is in the breech position at the end of pregnancy, obstetricians can sometimes turn the baby head-down to enable a safer vaginal birth. In the past, women were not given anesthesia during the turning procedure, which requires the physician to push on the woman's abdomen while monitoring the baby with ultrasound. Show More Summary

OSI Systems Begins Shipment of ARKONTM, High Performance Anesthesia Delivery System

OSI Systems Begins Shipment of ARKON TM, High Performance Anesthesia Delivery System HAWTHORNE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- OSI Systems, Inc. ( NAS: OSIS ) today announced that its Healthcare division, Spacelabs Healthcare, has delivered...Show More Summary

Simulations Raise Concerns about Managing Cardiac Arrest in Pregnant Patients

Anesthesiology residents may not be prepared to manage rare but life-threatening emergencies involving cardiac arrest during labor and delivery, suggests a stimulation study in the November issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Woman With Heart-Shaped Pelvis Explains How She Gave Birth -- Without Anesthesia (VIDEO)

Post by Ericka SóuterJust the thought of delivery can be nerve-wracking to a first-time mom-to-be. You fret about the baby's size, if your OB will be out of town on the big day, or where you'll be when your water breaks. Then there are...Show More Summary

The Colorado Society of Anesthesiologists Responds to Colorado Court of Appeals Ruling Regarding the Delivery of Anesthesia Care

Today the Colorado Court of Appeals upheld the District Court ruling that the 2009 decision by Gov. Bill Ritter (D-CO), allowing Colorado to not adhere to the long-standing Medicare rule requiring nurse anesthetists to be supervised by physicians when delivering anesthesia care, is consistent with state law.

The Best Time I Got an Endometrial Ablation

2 years agoOdd : The Hairpin

Now that was a good time. Last November I had the endometrial lining of my uterus basically razed to the ground, and it only took like 20 minutes. Pizza delivery takes longer, and you don’t even get anesthesia. Endometrial ablationsShow More Summary

Spacelabs Introduces Cube Patient Monitor and Arkon Anesthesia Delivery System

Spacelabs Healthcare, a subsidiary of OSI Systems, is introducing the qube patient monitor and the Arkon high-performance anesthesia delivery system. Both devices recently received FDA clearance. The qube is a portable monitor that is very similar to the company’s XPREZZON patient monitor. Show More Summary

New Cannula Design with Integrated Local Anesthetic Delivery System

Oliver Blackwell, an English product designer, has come up with a new device for easing the pain of intravenous cannula insertions by automatically delivering local anesthesia through a small needle before the big one is stuck in. The...Show More Summary

Maquet Critical Care Receives 510(K) Clearance For Its Flow-i Anesthesia Delivery System

MAQUET Critical Care AB announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its MAQUET FLOW-i anesthesia system, including the C20, C30 and C40 models. FLOW-i is a high performance system designed...Show More Summary

System Automatically Delivers Anesthesia Medications During Surgery

A team of French anesthesiologists has developed an automatic delivery system of propofol and remifentanil, which they recently tested in a multi-center trial involving 196 surgical patients. The researchers reported in Anesthesia &Show More Summary

OSI Systems Receives FDA Clearance For Enhanced Flow Meter Used In Anesthesia Delivery

OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS), a vertically-integrated provider of specialized electronic products for critical applications in the Security and Healthcare industries, announced that its Healthcare division, Spacelabs Healthcare, has...Show More Summary

document.write(''); When Given Control, Women Use Less Epidural Anesthesia During Delivery

4 years agoHealth / Pregnancy : Belly Itch

THURSDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- If women are given control of the amount of epidural anesthesia they get during labor and delivery, they use about 30 percent less medication than when given a standard dose from a doctor, a new study shows. "We looked at patient-controlled epidural anesthesia, and found the women were basically as comfortable as women on a

In Labor, a Snack or a Sip?

5 years agoHealth : NYT: Health

A look at existing studies found the rule of not eating or drinking during delivery because of the possibility of using general anesthesia might be outdated. ...

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