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Surgeon general: Most in US think opioid abuse is not local

The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Jerome Adams, said Thursday that opioid abuse occurs nationwide, but only a small percentage of Americans think it's an emergency in their own communities. "Most of us feel that the opioid epidemic is a problem," Adams said ...

Source: ABC News
Published: 17 May 2018

U.S. Surgeon General Steps in to Help Woman Having Medical Emergency on Plane

(JACKSON, Miss.) — When the call went out for a doctor on board, the U.S. surgeon general says he gladly stepped in to help with a medical emergency on a commercial flight. Dr. Jerome Adams, an anesthesiologist, said he assisted someone on a Delta Air ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 18 May 2018

U.S. Surgeon General Helps Passenger on Flight When Asked ‘Is There a Doctor On Board?’

Medical assistance was provided by the U.S. Surgeon General who worked with our flight crew to aid the customer,” the company said in a statement. “Delta thanks the Surgeon General for volunteering his services in assisting this customer.”

Source: EURweb
Published: 18 May 2018

Surgeon general at Vanderbilt: Ask about Naloxone — you might save a life

Surgeon general at Vanderbilt: Ask about Naloxone — you might save a life Jerome Adams, the U.S. surgeon general, spoke about using Naloxone combating the opioid crisis during a speech at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Check out this story on ...

Source: The Tennessean
Published: 19 May 2018

U.S. surgeon general helps sick passenger while on board Delta flight

Dr. Jerome Adams posted on Twitter following the incident: “On my @Delta flight to Jackson, Mississippi (by way of Atlanta), and they asked if there was a Doctor on board to help with a medical emergency- why yes- yes there was. Patient doing well and ...

Source: WHIO
Published: 17 May 2018

A Sick Passenger Needed A Doctor. So The U.S. Surgeon General Volunteered.

When a Delta Airlines flight crew asked if there was a doctor on board, they didn't realize they were going to get help from one of the highest profile M.D.s in America. The U.S. Surgeon General, Jerome M. Adams tweeted on Wednesday that he helped an ill ...

Source: A Plus
Published: 17 May 2018

Surgeon general responds to medical emergency on Delta flight

When the flight staff of Delta flight 1827 needed a doctor, they got one: The "nation's doctor." On Wednesday (May 16) Jerome Adams, the U.S. surgeon general, tweeted that Delta staff on his flight to Jackson, Mississippi, asked if there was a doctor on ...

Source: NOLA.com
Published: 17 May 2018

General Surgery Devices Market Size Worth $25 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global general surgery devices market is expected to reach USD 25 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Government initiative and increasing volume of surgeries is anticipated to boost growth in the market. (Logo ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 15 May 2018

U.S. surgeon general: Most don't believe opioid abuse a local issue

The U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Jerome Adams, called opioid abuse a problem nationwide, but said only a small percentage of Americans think it's an emergency in their own communities. Adams took part in a panel discussion about opioids Thursday at the ...

Source: WDSU
Published: 17 May 2018

U.S. surgeon general says he assisted in medical emergency on Delta flight

The United States surgeon general said on Wednesday that he assisted in a medical emergency on board a Delta flight. “On my @Delta flight to Jackson, Mississippi (by way of Atlanta), and they asked if there was a Doctor on board to help with a medical ...

Source: FOX31 Denver
Published: 17 May 2018

Surgeon General shares his personal connection to drugs and addiction

Surgeon General shares his personal connection to drugs and addiction U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams discusses the high number of fatal drug overdoses in the nation and his own connection to the problem of addiction. Check out this story on ...

Source: The Clarion-Ledger
Published: 17 May 2018

U.S. Surgeon General gives first aid on Delta flight

The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, jumped in Wednesday, when a passenger aboard a Delta flight lost consciousness. Adams was on a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Jackson, Mississippi, when the flight attendant asked if there was a doctor on board.

Source: KVOA 4
Published: 17 May 2018

U.S. Surgeon General Hearing How State's Combating Opioid Abuse

The U.S. Surgeon General is in Mississippi to hear what state officials are doing to combat the opioid crisis. MPB's Desare Frazier reports. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams brings home the impact of the nation's opioid epidemic by talking about his ...

Source: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Published: 18 May 2018

The nation's doctor on board: US Surgeon General & anesthesiologist Dr. Jerome Adams assists patient on flight — 5 insights

The U.S. Surgeon General and board-certified anesthesiologist Jerome Adams, MD, assisted in a medical emergency on a Delta flight from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to Atlanta May 16, The Washington Post reports. Here are five things to know. 1. Dr. Adams tweeted ...

Source: Becker's ASC
Published: 19 May 2018

US surgeon general aids fellow passenger during in-flight medical emergency

Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, helped a fellow passenger who had a medical emergency during a flight to Jackson, Miss., May 16, CNN reported. "On my @Delta flight to Jackson, Mississippi (by way of Atlanta), and they asked if there was a Doctor on board ...

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

US Surgeon General Speaks at UMMC on Opioids

Pictured Left to Right: NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Jerome Adams, and NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins. Photo courtesy of National Institutes of Health. Public health strategies to reverse the national statistic of a death from opioid overdose ...

Source: HottyToddy.com
Published: 18 May 2018

Surgeon General Jerome Adams helped in a medical emergency being onboard of Delta 1827 flight

Surgeon General Jerome Adams,Vice Admiral, who was onboard on a Delta flight from Atlanta Wednesday afternoon, helped with a medical emergency which occurred to one passenger. "On my Delta flight to Jackson, Mississippi (by way of Atlanta), and they asked ...

Source: Round News
Published: 18 May 2018

General Surgery Devices Market: Global Industry Size, Demand, Trends and 2025 Future Report

QY Research Groups is a company that simplifies how analysts and decision makers get industry data for their business. Our unique colossal technology has been developed to offer refined search capabilities designed to exploit the long tail of free market ...

Source: emailwire.com
Published: 17 Apr 2018

Surgeons use robotics in general surgery

Surgery can be a process that lasts hours followed by weeks or months of recovery time. With advancements in technology, many hospitals offer Robotic Surgery. It is an alternative to traditional surgery with benefits to the patient both during surgery and ...

Source: KWWL
Published: 27 Feb 2018

U.S. Surgeon General Helps Sick Passenger on Flight

(CNN) – U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams put his skills to use during a medical emergency on board a Delta flight this week. Adams tweeted about the incident Wednesday, writing: “On my Delta flight to Jackson, Mississippi, and they asked if there was ...

Source: WLTZ
Published: 18 May 2018

LeMaitre Vascular Divests General Surgery Product Lines

April 05, 2018 16:50 ET | Source: LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. BURLINGTON, Mass., April 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (Nasdaq:LMAT), announced today that it has divested its general surgery product lines to Symmetry Surgical, Inc. for $7 ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 05 Apr 2018

Global Robotic General Surgery Market 2017-2021: Market to grow at a CAGR of 10.53%

The "Global Robotic General Surgery Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global robotic general surgery market to grow at a CAGR of 10.53% during the period 2017-2021. The report covers the present scenario and the ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 15 Dec 2017

Increased support could reduce attrition rates among general surgery residents

Because of the expected growth in the nation's population, recent forecasts have predicted the United States will have a deficit of as many as 29,000 surgeons by 2030, a shortfall that has made the successful training of the next generation of surgeons vital.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 16 Aug 2017

What do doctors want from the Surgeon General?

Since 1871, the surgeon general has been recognized as an official position when Dr. John Woodworth was appointed the first Supervising Surgeon of the national hospital system. The Marine Hospital was reorganized into the national hospital system the prior ...

Source: MedCity News
Published: 27 Oct 2017

UCF-HCA start general surgery program

UCF-HCA consortium begins offering general surgery residency. UCF-HCA consortium begins offering general surgery residency. (Tribune News Service) The UCF College of Medicine, in Collaboration with HCA North Florida, is starting a new general surgery ...

Source: Orlando Sentinel
Published: 31 Jan 2018