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Topical Pain Management Therapeutics in Sports Medicine Market Estimated to Expand at a 8.9% CAGR Through 2025

The therapeutics involve various drug classes such as analgesics, anesthetics, and skeletal muscle relaxants. Topical pain relievers are becoming increasingly popular in sports category owing to their site-specific action, cost-effectiveness, instant pain ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 19 May 2018

Local Anesthetics

This medication is a local anesthetic, used in ophthalmology to determine fluid pressure inside the eye and for fitting of contact lenses. This medication is a local anesthetic used to treat painful conditions such as mouth ulcers, sore throat, before ...

Source: Medindia
Published: 16 May 2018

Opioid Anesthetics Market Size (Volume and Value) And Growth to 2025 Shared in Most recent Research

In this report, the global Opioid Anesthetics market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2017 and 2025. 1.2 Opioid Anesthetics Segment by Type (Product Category) 1 ...

Published: 09 Apr 2018

Patient Risk Rises with Local Anesthetics Shortage

Advocates urge clinicians to consult with elective surgery patients about local anesthetics shortages, the potential health risks, and alternative forms of pain management. A global shortage of local anesthetics threatens patient care and could worsen the ...

Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 19 Apr 2018

Opioid Anesthetics Market Analysis with Global Forecast to 2025 – Detailed Research by Types & Applications

The global Opioid Anesthetics market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2018 and 2025. On the basis of product, this report displays the production, revenue ...

Source: WAND
Published: 05 Apr 2018

Science lesson: How anesthetics work, and why xenon’s perfect

Common wisdom maintains that, because of the myriad effects on the brain, how anesthetic drugs work at the molecular level is a mystery. On the contrary. As a longtime pharmacology researcher, I believe there’s a sufficient body of evidence to certify it ...

Source: The Conversation
Published: 11 Sep 2017

Anesthetics could affect plants too: Study

London, Dec 11 (IANS) Plants react to anesthetics similar to the way animals and humans do, finds a study suggesting that they are ideal objects for testing anesthetics actions in future. Anesthetics were first used in the 19th century when it was ...

Source: Yahoo! India News
Published: 11 Dec 2017

Inhaled Anesthetics Have Significant Global Warming Impact

The environmental impact of using desflurane to anesthetize a surgical patient for 1 hour is equivalent to 235 to 470 miles of driving, according to a new study measuring the global warming potential of 3 popular inhaled anesthetics. A busy hospital, where ...

Source: OutpatientSurgery
Published: 03 Oct 2017

New form of local anesthetic does not reduce opioid use or complications after knee surgery

While opioid-based regimens remain the cornerstone of postsurgical pain management, a multimodal approach involving a combination of opioids, non-opioid analgesics and local anesthetics—all with different mechanisms of action—is increasingly being used ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 21 May 2018

How the C-Section Went From Last Resort to Overused

The Apgar score (1952), developed by Virginia Apgar, an anesthesiologist who was concerned about the effects of analgesics and anesthetics on neonates and intended to measure a newborn’s physical condition, prompted “a focus on perfection” that ...

Source: Slate
Published: 21 May 2018

‘Belt and Road’ Spurs Chinese Companies to Seek Investment Opportunities in Nigeria

Humanwell is a leading speciality pharmaceutical company in China focusing on research and development and manufacturing of drugs, with a special focus on anesthetics. Cao’s comments were echoed by representatives of companies such as WAE Logistics ...

Source: This Day
Published: 21 May 2018

Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Market: is predicted to reach a valuation of by 2023

The American Society of Anestheologists (ASA) estimates 40 million anesthetics being administered each year in the U.S. alone. Thus rise in the number of surgeries coupled with rise in incidence of respiratory diseases have boosted the overall growth of ...

Published: 21 May 2018

Why is my tongue bleeding?

Other treatments that help manage symptoms include antiviral ointments, topical anesthetics, and over-the-counter (OTC) anti-inflammatory agents. Sometimes a collection of excess blood vessels known as a hemangioma develops on the face, head, mouth ...

Source: Medical News Today
Published: 16 May 2018

Outpatient migration: 6 trends and developments

There's no reason to believe this will stop soon. Factors contributing to the momentum include development of advanced technology and anesthetics, physicians becoming more comfortable with minimally invasive approaches to care, consumer and payor demand ...

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 21 May 2018

Leigh's Syndrome Management

Drugs such as sodium valproate and barbiturates (used to prevent seizures) should be avoided by inidividuals suffering from Leigh’s syndrome, unless they are in a lifesaving situation or admitted to facilities where anesthetics, full condition monitoring ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 21 May 2018

Local hospitals respond to shortage of drug used in C-sections

our pharmacy and supply chain teams worked closely with our clinical teams to implement conservation protocols that reserve spinal bupivacaine for cases that cannot be managed with alternative local anesthetics.” -- Joe Maki, Pharm.D, MS, Senior Director ...

Source: WCNC
Published: 17 May 2018

Albany Med Implementing Opioid-Free Surgery Option

He says doctors can then employ other pain management options. “We rely heavily on nerve blocks by using local anesthetics and numbing medicines to numb up the part of the body where the pain is actually happening. We [are] using other medications that ...

Source: WAMC
Published: 17 May 2018

Progressive Spine and Sports Medicine offers trigger point injections at 3 locations — 5 insights

4. Trigger point injections are not recommended for patients with a hemorrhagic syndrome, allergies to local anesthetics, anticoagulant use or psychiatric disturbance. 5. Patients with several trigger points who also have another condition such as ...

Source: Becker's Spine Review
Published: 18 May 2018

A Backus Hospital surgical practice has reduced opioid use, shortened post-op hospital stays

During surgery, doctors avoid long-acting opioid pain medicine and instead focus on using short-acting anesthetics or nerve blockers. After their surgery, patients are encouraged to walk around, avoid opioid medications, if possible, and eat a low-fiber diet.

Source: The Day
Published: 20 May 2018

How anesthetics work, and why xenon's perfect

General anesthetics affect cellular proteins to knock us out. Some do so better than others, especially the noble gas Xenon. Credit: Shutterstock Common wisdom maintains that, because of the myriad effects on the brain, how anesthetic drugs work at the ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 11 Sep 2017

How to Get Rid of a Sunburn ASAP

Rub on a hydrocortisone cream: A mild topical steroid like Cortizone-10 may speed up healing. Don't apply "-caine" products: Topical anesthetics like benzocaine may further irritate the skin an even trap heat in. No bueno. While you're letting your aloe ...

Source: Good Housekeeping
Published: 17 May 2018

Going Under: What we don't know about anesthetics

The majority of people reading this sentence will, at some point in their lives, undergo a medical treatment that requires general anesthesia. Doctors will inject them with a drug, or have them breathe it in. For several hours, they will be unconscious.

Source: Boing Boing
Published: 24 Aug 2011

Baxter to Present at the Goldman Sachs Healthcare Conference

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential healthcare products across its portfolio, including acute and chronic dialysis therapies; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition therapies; inhaled anesthetics; generic ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 17 May 2018

Propofol discovery may aid development of new anesthetics

Researchers used a photoanalogue of propofol to identify where it binds to GABAA receptors. The small green circles on the left show the site. Credit: Alex S. Evers/Nicholas P. Franks Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and ...

Published: 22 Sep 2013

Study Shows Global Warming Impact of Anesthetics

Newswise — Inhaled anesthetics widely used for surgery—particularly the anesthetic desflurane—make a measurable contribution to global warming, according to a study in the July issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 01 Jul 2010

Report: Baghdad Surgeons Amputating Without Anesthetics

AMMAN, Jordan – Baghdad's hard-pressed surgeons, flooded with war-wounded, are amputating the limbs of children and adults with too few anesthetics to block the pain and too few antibiotics to protect the patients, a Greek doctor newly arrived from Iraq ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 05 Apr 2003

Neuroprotection Markets Report 2018 - Updated Drugs, Markets and Companies Analysis & Forecast 2017-2027 -

Although anesthetics such as propofol are neuroprotective as well, neuroprotection during surgery and anesthesia is discussed with the aim of preventing and treating complications that result in CNS damage. The report contains profiles of 141 companies ...

Source: Odessa American
Published: 16 May 2018

“Ghana is Here in Tappita,” Dr. Sobboh Tells Liberians

Dr. Sobboh also explained that the hospital serves as a training center for residents, interns, nurses, midwives, nurse anesthetics, physician assistants and laboratory technicians. According to him, the hospital saw about 11, 000 patients, performed a ...

Source: Liberian Observer
Published: 18 May 2018

Neuroprotection Markets, 2027 - Pathomechanisms of Diseases are Described with Steps at Which Neuroprotective Therapies

Although anesthetics such as propofol are neuroprotective as well, neuroprotection during surgery and anesthesia is discussed with the aim of preventing and treating complications that result in CNS damage. The report contains profiles of 141 companies ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 16 May 2018

Anesthetics may be changing Earth's climate after putting patients to sleep

Some of the most commonly-used anesthetics may be doing more than putting patients to sleep. A new study shows they are accumulating in the planet's atmosphere, warming the climate by a small but growing amount. The study, published online in March in the ...

Source: Mashable
Published: 08 Apr 2015