A recent analysis revealed that when a vial’s surface is contaminated with hepatitis C virus, the virus is easily transferred from sterile needles and syringes into the vials.
Researchers have traced a possible biological mechanism linking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use and Clostridiales difficile infection.
A study found that dexmedetomidine works well for conscious sedation during colorectal procedures and may be a viable substitute for propofol.
Apneas, which are commonly experienced in the postoperative setting, do not appear to lead to sustained decreases in minute ventilation, according to a recent analysis.
Using anesthesiologists as perioperative hospitalists may reduce patient complications and costs, a new study found.
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