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Putting babies under general anaesthetic won’t affect their development, new research shows

This was achieved by comparing the same procedure done for the same reason using either spinal anaesthesia, where the patient is numb in the area of surgery but awake, or conventional general anaesthesia, where the patient is unconscious. The procedure ...

Source: Essential Baby
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Mental health is a top priority for Army, says Surgeon General

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - There’s a team making sure our soldiers and our veterans have all the tools they need to succeed on the battlefield and once they come home. The Army’s Surgeon General said mental health during and after deployment is one of her ...

Source: WIS
Published: 14 Feb 2019

ASK THE DOCTOR: Why does spine surgery have a such a bad reputation?

The specialty of spine surgery in its current form is a relatively new specialty when compared to other medical specialties such as internal medicine, general surgery and even heart surgery. As such, the specialty is still in its “learning” phase with ...

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Williamson Memorial hires general surgeon

WILLIAMSON - Williamson Memorial Hospital has hired a second general surgeon. Dr. Tonya Johnson grew up on a farm in southeastern Virginia and graduated from college with an accounting degree. She first started in Chicago and was transferred to eastern ...

Source: Williamson Daily News
Published: 10 Feb 2019

U.S. Surgeon General Vows to Fight for Rural America

The National Rural Health Association recently held its annual Rural Health Policy Institute here, a three-day event that included the opportunity for attendees to attend congressional meetings on Capitol Hill on Feb. 6 and to partake in a Rural Health ...

Published: 13 Feb 2019

Former pediatrics resident will be California’s first surgeon general

Former Stanford pediatrics resident Nadine Burke Harris will be sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom as California’s first-ever surgeon general on Feb 11. On February 11, Nadine Burke Harris, MD, will be sworn in by Gov. Gavin Newsom as California’s first ...

Source: Scope Blog Stanford
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Surgeon General Jerome Adams calls on physicians to take a more proactive role in opioid crisis

Surgeon General Jerome Adams, M.D., called on physicians Monday morning to re-evaluate their prescribing habits and take a more proactive role in helping patients struggling with opioid use disorder (OUD). His plea comes amid new evidence about the ways ...

Source: FierceHealthcare
Published: 12 Feb 2019

Dr. Wilson appointed director of Breast Surgery Quality and Research at Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

... has been appointed director of Breast Surgery Quality and Research and breast surgery division leader at the Hartford HealthCare Medical Group. Wilson completed a general surgery residency and breast surgery fellowship at the University of ...

Source: Hartford Business Journal
Published: 15 Feb 2019

California's First Surgeon General Takes Aim at 'Toxic Stress'

California has never had a surgeon general, but that will change today. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, a San Francisco-based pediatrician, has pioneered research into the effect that childhood traumas have on health. As the state’s top doctor, Burke Harris ...

Published: 11 Feb 2019

Brief general anesthesia appears safe for children's brains

For the current analysis, researchers randomly assigned 722 infants in seven countries undergoing hernia repair surgery to receive either general anesthesia or a spinal block, a type of regional anesthesia. Kids who had general anesthesia were unconscious ...

Source: WHBL
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Surgeon general, Ducey share concern over Arizona vaccination rates

PHOENIX – The “nation’s doctor” made a house call this week to Arizona, a state where health officials have watched exemptions from school vaccinations increase over the past five years.

Source: KTAR News
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Up to hour of general anesthesia safe for infants: Study

The study was published recently in The Lancet. Dr. James O'Leary, from the University of Toronto, said contributing factors other than general anesthesia, such as type of surgery and sex, should be considered when interpreting these findings. "Perhaps ...

Published: 17 Feb 2019

Are ORs Really Clean? General Surgery News Report

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Source: MedPage Today
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Advice Goddess: Are Guys Cool with Cosmetic Surgery in General?

I'm seeing so many women on Instagram who've had themselves made over to be super hot through cosmetic surgery and injectable fillers. They all have the same face—with big, luscious lips and huge doll-like eyes. In every shot, they're in full makeup ...

Source: Metro Silicon Valley
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Acid attack survivor who got life-changing surgery in Toronto wants to make Canada her home

During her first year in Toronto, Das saw little more than hospital rooms, doctors’ offices and the apartment she shared with her mother near Toronto General. Much of her time was spent recovering from surgery, relearning how to swallow with her new ...

Source: Toronto Star on
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Stenting, Surgery Equally Durable in Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis

HONOLULU — Carotid stenting and surgery provide similar long-term protection from ... 1.4% for endarterectomy and 1.5% for stenting in this pooled analysis and 0.6% in a general population in the REGARDS trial. Asked during discussion of the results ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Viewpoints: Lessons On How To Make ‘Medicare For All’ Acceptable; Surgeon General Has It All Wrong On Vaping

The most intense policy debate going on in the Democratic Party right now concerns health care, but it’s about more than just what sort of specific reform should be pursued. It’s also about ...

Source: Kaiser Health News
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Sen. Markey Shares Strong Massachusetts Life Insurance Guidance on Naloxone With U.S. Surgeon General

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13-- The office of Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Massachusetts, issued the following news release: Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) this week sent a letter to the United States ...

Published: 14 Feb 2019

Global Lung Cancer Surgery Market 2019: Market Share, Regional Analysis and Forecast to 2023

the goal of lung cancer surgery is to remove the entire tumor, including a small amount of normal tissue (about 2 centimetres, 0.8 in) at the margin. The general name for surgery that enters the chest is thoracotomy, and specific named types of surgical ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 16 Feb 2019

General and trauma surgeon, Camille Richards, joins MVHS

UTICA, N.Y. — Camille Richards, MD, has joined Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) as a general and trauma surgeon at its New Hartford Medical Office - Medical Arts. She also has admitting privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Dr. Richards ...

Source: CNYBJ
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Brentwood Dermatology adds Mohs-trained surgeon to staff

Brentwood Dermatology, a practice that has served Brentwood and the surrounding communities for more than 35 years, announced today the addition of a Fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon to its staff. John Starling III, M.D. will provide both general ...

Source: Brentwood Home Page
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Durham community outreach group meets U.S. Surgeon General

A Durham group is being recognized in the nation's capital for their work to reduce crime in the Triangle. Dr. Wanda Boone is the founder of Together for Resilient Youth, also known as TRY.

Source: WTVD
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Air Force Surgeon General Visits Wild Weasels

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Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Journey's Neal Schon Has Organ Removed In Emergency Surgery (Week in Review)

Journey's Neal Schon Has Organ Removed In Emergency Surgery was a top story on Monday ... "I'd like to thank Dr Minnis for doing such an amazing job and All Marin General Hospital for Being incredibly Kind Ros- Keith & My beautiful Wife Michaele for ...

Source: Antimusic
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Vanguard Group Inc. Grows Position in Surgery Partners Inc (SGRY)

Its surgical facilities comprise ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals that offer non-emergency surgical procedures in various specialties, including gastroenterology, general surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, and pain management.

Published: 17 Feb 2019

O'Bleness welcomes new surgeon

ATHENS — Bradley Bryan, M.D. has joined the staff of OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital as a general surgeon. Coming from over 20 years in private practice in Central Ohio and a position with the Veterans Hospital Administration, Dr. Bryan is trained as a ...

Source: Logan Daily News
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Global Image Guided Surgery Devices Market 2019 – Analogic, Brainlab, General Electric, GSI Group, IMRIS, Integra LIfeSciences, KARL STORZ

Global Image Guided Surgery Devices Market report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. In-depth studies include keyword123 Market drivers, latest challenges and market growth opportunities for the ...

Source: CornerStone Media Online
Published: 07 Feb 2019

CON battle heats up General Assembly

The CON debate, meanwhile, has helped elevate health care as a huge issue at the 2019 General Assembly ... have voiced deep concern about the lifting of restrictions on ambulatory surgery and imaging centers, saying they would siphon off privately insured ...

Source: Albany Herald
Published: 16 Feb 2019