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February 25, 2020

Methadone: Biological Mechanisms, Clinical Uses and Side Effects

Methadone is a synthetic opioid analgesic used as a maintenance drug in those with opioid…
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February 21, 2020

Anesthesiology in Palliative Care

Caring for seriously ill or geriatric patients often means caring for patients who have chronic,…
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February 5, 2020

Halothane: Biological Mechanisms, Surgical Applications and Side Effects

Halothane, also known as fluothane, is a nonflammable, halogenated hydrocarbon and inhalational general anesthetic.1 Halothane…
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January 14, 2020

Quality Improvement in Anesthesiology

In health care, quality improvement (QI) is the framework used for systematically improving patient care.1…
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January 6, 2020

Functions of Anesthesia Reservoir Bags

The safe administration of general anesthesia requires an understanding of the technological advances in highly…
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January 3, 2020

Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a procedure in which small electric currents pass through the brain,…
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December 30, 2019

Anesthesiology in the Opioid Epidemic

In the past two decades, the United States has witnessed a marked increase in the…
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December 24, 2019

Anesthetic Drug Abuse

A substance use disorder (SUD) is a brain disease marked by an inability to control…
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December 17, 2019

Epidural Nerve Blocks

Epidural anesthesia is well-known for its use for pregnant women during labor.1 One of the…
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December 6, 2019

Anesthesia Times and Billing Patterns

Tracking and billing anesthesia time is a complicated process, the responsibility for which rests primarily…
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