New research could ease the minds of expectant mothers who may be nervous about epidurals or spinal anesthesia for childbirth. According to ASA practice guidelines, spinal or epidural anesthesia is preferred for most cesarean deliveries. However, general anesthesia may be administered in some cases, such as an emergency cesarean delivery.
New research could ease the minds of expectant mothers who may be nervous about epidurals or spinal anesthesia for childbirth.
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)).
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
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.
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
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
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
Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR) ("Mindray"), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA") for its AS3000 next generation anesthesi