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Weight-reduction surgery for severely obese adults may prevent second heart attack, death

People with severe obesity (BMI >35) and a prior heart attack who undergo weight-reduction surgery may lower their risk of a second heart attack, major cardiovascular event, heart failure and death compared to people with similar medical histories who did not have weight-reduction surgery, according to new research published today in Circulation, the flagship journal… Read More »

Can i take a valium before surgery

Anonymous June 28, An example of an anesthetic often used to induce anesthesia is propofol. Curr Emerg Hosp Med Rep. Email Address. Related Articles. Before surgery, you will meet your valium. Playing soft music, ensuring the temperature is comfortable and the patient is at ease in surgery chair can can a procedure go much smoother.… Read More »

The Nation’s 5,000 Outpatient Surgery Centers Could Help With The COVID-19 Overflow

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, a group of anesthesiologists wants to convert America’s surgery centers into critical care units for infected patients. Many of the country’s more than 5,000 outpatient surgery centers have closed or sharply cut back on the… Read More »