The Westfield, New Jersey, educator lapsed into a coma during the procedure.
One of the most heartbreaking moments of my career as an anesthesiologist came when I met the man I’ll call Mr. D. He was
Looking back on a long and storied history of medical breakthroughs, we're inclined to remember the discoveries that take the form of lifesaving solutions: penicillin, the polio vaccine, radiotherapy, antiretroviral drugs.
The following are recommended questions to ask your doctor and hospital prior to your stay:
The NZMAT team also organised shipments of essential consumables and medicines, including morphine and antibiotics, that
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NBA Hall-of-Famer and DRC-native Dikembe Mutombo set out to pivot his post-basketball energy toward improving life in his home country. In 1997, he started a foundation with the mission of improving health, education and overall quality of life for the Congolese people.
"EEEEGGGGHHHHH! This is making me gag."
What really happens after the anesthesiologist tells you to count down from 100?
Hospitals should be places of safe health care delivery and recovery from acute or chronic illness. You should also be a smart patient. Take inventory of your kidney health prior to coming to the hospital and share these answers with your health care practitioner so that they are reflected in your medical records.
The "recovering from anesthesia" still hasn't gotten old, and we still love to re-watch David after the dentist and that
Kelz said the findings could also be applied to better understanding sleep disorders, as well as those rare instances when
Building trust is not easy. It is typically earned over time, through shared experiences and tests of loyalty. In medicine, and in the field of anesthesiology in particular, the luxury of time is unavailable. Trust needs to be built in a matter of minutes.
Your pet should appear normal to you by the time you pick her up after a procedure. You might notice she's a bit sleepy and less active for 12 to 24 hours after you get her home. But if she seems really sluggish, groggy, or out of it, call your vet or an emergency animal clinic right away.