Tag: sedation

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...

Serious, ‘Unexpected’ Adverse Events From Nasal Esketamine

Patients who receive esketamine for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) are at increased risk for serious and unexpected adverse events (AEs), new research suggests. Results showed that...

Bedside EEG Test Aids Prognosis in Brain Injury Patients

A simple, noninvasive electroencephalogram (EEG) may help detect residual cognition in unresponsive patients who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI), results of a new...

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....

Inside a COVID-19 ICU: ‘I’m Terrified’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nothing in her nearly 30-year nursing career prepared Gina for what...

Key Drugs Join PPEs on List of Front-Line Shortages

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. First it was a critical shortage of personal protective equipment. Then...