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June 10, 2024
Training Requirements for Anesthesiologist Assistants

Certified anesthesiologist assistants (CAAs) are anesthesia care providers who support and work under the supervision of anesthesiologists. Their duties include…

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May 7, 2024
Nerve Block Options for Total Knee Replacement

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA), also known as total knee replacement, is one of the most frequently performed orthopedic procedures. It…

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April 1, 2024
Blood Test Before Anesthesia

A blood test can be an important part of preparing for anesthesia and surgery. Blood tests can provide detailed information…

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Transdermal medications
March 4, 2024
Transdermal Medication Options in Anesthesia

Transdermal medications have diverse uses, with the most well-known example perhaps being nicotine patches. They apply medications directly onto the…

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Pediatric Outpatient Surgery
February 5, 2024
Considerations for Pediatric Outpatient Surgery

Pediatric outpatient surgery is a common practice occurring in hospitals, freestanding surgery centers, and even some office-based settings. Some tertiary…

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Gene editing
January 8, 2024
CRISPR: Overview and Therapeutic Potential

Gene therapy involves the introduction of exogenous genes into autologous or allogeneic cell types, often referred to as transgenes, to…

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December 4, 2023
Anesthesia Considerations for Immunotherapy Patients

The implementation of novel immunotherapy agents has greatly altered the management and treatment of various malignancies. Many options are now…

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childhood exposure to anesthesia
November 8, 2023
Effects of Childhood Exposure to Anesthesia on Language and Cognitive Function

The neurotoxic effects of anesthesia on developing brains are well established in today’s scientific world. Anesthetic agents acting as NMDA…

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September 26, 2023
Common Antibiotics in Surgical Practice 

Antibiotics are used in surgical practice for a number of reasons 1. Different antibiotics are used at different doses and…

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August 30, 2023
Surgery In Utero: Overview and Anesthesia 

Surgery in utero, also known as fetal surgery, is a sophisticated medical procedure utilized under highly specific circumstances. This field…

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