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Meds Used During, After Surgery Affect Heart

June 18, 2015 9:48 am | by St. Michael's Hospital | News | Comments

A commonly used drug was proven to cause irregular heart rhythms for children, which could be deadly.


Republicans Evaluate Options for ObamaCare

June 18, 2015 9:43 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | News | Comments

Republicans met on June 17 to talk about what they should do about ObamaCare, and they could only agree on one thing - it needs to go.


Republicans Ready to Repeal Taxes on Medical Devices

June 18, 2015 9:31 am | by Alan Fram, Associated Press | News | Comments

Although democrats oppose this idea and President Obama has already made it clear he would veto the idea, republicans have proposed the change. 


Republicans Plan to Continue Healthcare Subsidies

June 18, 2015 9:27 am | by Alan Fram, Erica Werner, Associated Press | News | Comments

Republicans in both the house and senate plan to temporarily continue subsidies if court decision voids them. 


Congress Builds Backup Plan in Anticipation of ObamaCare Decision

June 17, 2015 4:08 pm | by Alan Fram, Associated Press | News | Comments

The House and Senate discussed their options on June 17 so, if the Supreme Court voids the subsidies, people aren't impacted right away. 


Non-Narcotic, Potent Approach for Pain Found

June 17, 2015 4:01 pm | by Boston Children's Hospital | News | Comments

Most pain management approaches don't succeed after animal tests, but this new method has. 


Breast-Conserving Therapy Continues to Gain Popularity

June 17, 2015 3:57 pm | by The Jama Network Journals | News | Comments

More than 60 percent of patients diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer chose to have breast-conserving therapy, as opposed to a mastectomy. 


Vibrant Image Shows What is, isn't Tumor During Removal

June 17, 2015 3:53 pm | by John Hopkins Medicine | News | Comments

 A new color coded imaging technique could help surgeons determine what is tumor matter and what isn't during surgery. 


Surgery for Middle Aged Adults is 'Inconsequential'

June 17, 2015 10:00 am | by BMJ | News | Comments

A researcher said knee surgeries for middle aged and older adults are associated with "small benefit" and "serious harm." 


Ask Your Team These Five Things Before Signing a Maintenance Plan

June 17, 2015 9:33 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Articles | Comments

Preventative maintenance plans can benefit an operating room, but it's important all stakeholders are informed, an expert said. 


Tissue Scaffold Could Pave the Way for Rebuilding Organs

June 17, 2015 9:06 am | by University of Bristol | News | Comments

This new tissue scaffold technology could encourage the development in other areas of biotechnology, researchers say.


NuCART Offers Mobility in the OR

June 16, 2015 7:13 pm | by CV Medical | CV Medical | Product Releases | Comments

NuCART is an all-in-one equipment manager, visualization and ergonomic mobile boom system.

New AORN Program Focuses on Finances

June 16, 2015 4:25 pm | by Association of periOperative Registered Nurses | News | Comments

The Emerging Leaders Financial Management Series will teach key concepts in managing the financial performance of perioperative services.


Antibiotics, Not Surgery, Could be Treatment for Appendicitis

June 16, 2015 4:20 pm | by CNN | News | Comments

A mix of antibiotics and monitoring meant patients didn't have to go under the knife. 


Mobile Devices Can Harm Patients in More Ways Than One

June 16, 2015 4:11 pm | by Concordia University | News | Comments

Electromagnetic radiation can interfere with medical equipment and possibly lead to clinical consequences for patients. 


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