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
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
A new study shows anesthesia is cost-effective in turning breech babies because it increases the likelihood the procedure will work.
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 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
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).
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
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.
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 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
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 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
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, 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
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
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. ...
InSite Medical Technologies, maker of a medical device used to safely deliver epidural anesthesia during childbirth and other procedures, has just brought in $1.06 million of an expected $2.08 million round of equity, according to a filing with the SEC. Show More Summary
A research study to assess the practicality of using haptic devices to train physicians to perform sub-arachnoid blocks is currently underway in Europe. The MedCAP study, as it is called, is utilizing the popular PHANTOM® force-feedback system from SensAble of Woburn, MA. Show More Summary
General anesthesia (GA) is associated with an increased risk of infant intubation and low Apgar scores, relative to regional anesthesia. An analysis of 50,806 cesarean deliveries, published in the open access journal BMC Medicine, strongly supports guidelines that regional anesthesia is to be preferred over GA for most cesarean sections.
GE Healthcare's Datex-Ohmeda anesthesia delivery solutions have been ranked #1 for the 10th straight quarter by MD Buyline, a customer opinion research company on medical devices and service.