Perioperative News and Research

RSS
Study shows how myelinated mammalian nerves propagate nerve impulses at high frequencies

Study shows how myelinated mammalian nerves propagate nerve impulses at high frequencies

Bariatric surgery may cut genetic risk for developing breast cancer

Bariatric surgery may cut genetic risk for developing breast cancer

Metabolic surgery patients two times less likely to have recurrent and fatal heart attacks

Metabolic surgery patients two times less likely to have recurrent and fatal heart attacks

Anesthesia has no influence on risk of breast cancer recurrence, study shows

Anesthesia has no influence on risk of breast cancer recurrence, study shows

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

One in five patients prescribed opioids after cardiac device implantation surgery, study shows

One in five patients prescribed opioids after cardiac device implantation surgery, study shows

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Laughing gas can help manage labor pain without side effects to the baby

Laughing gas can help manage labor pain without side effects to the baby

Study: Queries and answers relating to patients' fitness levels may not be accurate

Study: Queries and answers relating to patients' fitness levels may not be accurate

Perioperative use of chewing gum by surgical patients

Perioperative use of chewing gum by surgical patients

60% of privately insured children received opioids after tonsillectomy, study finds

60% of privately insured children received opioids after tonsillectomy, study finds

Opioid use score does not predict adverse patient outcomes after spinal surgery

Opioid use score does not predict adverse patient outcomes after spinal surgery

New machine-learning models could improve prediction of surgical-case duration

New machine-learning models could improve prediction of surgical-case duration

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

AfPP launches new clinical audit tool to enhance patient safety

AfPP launches new clinical audit tool to enhance patient safety

New technique reduces postoperative deficit of oxygen in the blood in patients with morbid obesity

New technique reduces postoperative deficit of oxygen in the blood in patients with morbid obesity

A short bout of exercise improves brain function, study reveals

A short bout of exercise improves brain function, study reveals

Introduction of globally recognized surgical guideline reduce post-operative deaths

Introduction of globally recognized surgical guideline reduce post-operative deaths

Researchers study risk factors of infection of the surgical site following neurosurgery

Researchers study risk factors of infection of the surgical site following neurosurgery

Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences

Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences