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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

Cedars-Sinai expert urges physicians and patients to manage pain without addictive pills

Cedars-Sinai expert urges physicians and patients to manage pain without addictive pills

Researchers exploit nanoparticles to develop test for early detection of different diseases

Researchers exploit nanoparticles to develop test for early detection of different diseases

New tool seeks to predict postoperative delirium severity in older adults

New tool seeks to predict postoperative delirium severity in older adults

Combination immunotherapy shows promise in pre-surgical setting for early-stage lung cancers

Combination immunotherapy shows promise in pre-surgical setting for early-stage lung cancers

Receiving blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery has higher risk of recurrence and death

Receiving blood transfusion during liver cancer surgery has higher risk of recurrence and death

Delirium increases risk of cognitive dysfunction, but only in the first postoperative month

Delirium increases risk of cognitive dysfunction, but only in the first postoperative month

Microorganisms on explanted pedicle screws could be potential cause for spinal implant failure

Microorganisms on explanted pedicle screws could be potential cause for spinal implant failure

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Combination of radiotherapy and anti-hormone treatment can prevent recurrence of hormone-driven breast cancer

Combination of radiotherapy and anti-hormone treatment can prevent recurrence of hormone-driven breast cancer