Tag: anesthetic

Nurse Anesthetist Association Name Change Provokes Criticism

The professional association representing nurse anesthetists is facing backlash after changing its name from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists to the American Association of...

What is Ketamine? How it Works and Helps Severe Depression

Jeff Winograd didn’t know an adult life without depression. Since he was 20 years old, he had tried virtually every antidepressant on the market. But...

Expert Offers 10 ‘Tips and Tricks’ for Everyday Cosmetic Practice

During the annual conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, H. Ray Jalian, MD, shared his “top 10” tips and tricks for...

Half of Anesthesiologists See Drop in Compensation

Average annual compensation for anesthesiologists has dropped from $398,000 to $378,000 in the Medscape Anesthesiologist Compensation Report 2021. By contrast, physicians overall report they saw...

Widen Use of General Anesthesia in End-of-Life Care, Say Experts

General anesthesia should be an option for patients at the end of life as a means of easing the physical and mental distress that can...

Wisconsin Hospital Replaces All Anesthesiologists With CRNAs

Watertown Regional Medical Center in Wisconsin has replaced all of its anesthesiologists with certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), sparking outrage on social media and reigniting...

US News Ranks Top Medical School Programs by Specialty

The best medical school program for primary care is at the University of Washington in Seattle, according to the latest rankings by US News &...

Sapien 3, Evolut R Parity, Conscious Sedation Rules

The 1-year follow-up analysis of the doubly randomized SOLVE-TAVI trial uncovered no reason, necessarily, to prefer either of two recent-generation valve prostheses for transcatheter aortic-valve...

Colonoscopy Patients May Get Hit With a ‘Surprise Bill’

A colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer should be covered by commercial health insurance, but a new study reports that some patients receive a ‘surprise’ bill....

Oncologists Train ARDS Docs for ‘Inspirational’ COVID-19 Trial

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Oncologists in the long-running I-SPY 2 platform trial are training physicians...

Intubation Boxes May Do More Harm Than Good in COVID-19 Risk

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Clear aerosol boxes designed to keep COVID-19 patients’ airborne droplets from...

Procedures in Known/Suspected COVID-19 Guidelines (2020)

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 07, 2020 —The guidelines on performing procedures in patients with known or suspected COVID-19 were...