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Before and After: Ultrasound and Anesthesia for Reducing Surgical Pain

Taking advantage of today’s technology A few decades ago, the thought of using ultrasound for anesthesia seemed silly and unnecessary. Today, ultrasound has become one of the leading technological innovations for many regional anesthesia procedures. The benefits of using ultrasound … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Overcoming Continuous Nerve Block Obstacles

Helpful hints for better, more successful blocks Continuous nerve blocks have a number of advantages for both the surgeon and the patient, but what exactly are they? Continuous peripheral nerve blocks (CPNBs) are used in a number of surgeries that … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing: Why Your Dental Practice Should Make the Switch

Cloud-based storage systems are becoming the norm for healthcare These days, it seems like the cloud is everywhere. That’s because, quite literally, it is. Already, the cloud has made sweeping changes across the medical field, as hospitals and practices make … Continue reading

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Join Havel’s Inc. at TOBI 2015

This year’s theme: “Protocols, Research and Practice” The Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI) is proud to welcome industry thought leaders from around the world for the 6th annual “PRP and Regenerative Medicine Symposium and Cadaver Lab” on June 13-14, 2015 at the … Continue reading

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The Economic Advantages of Regional Anesthesia

Peripheral nerve blocks, continuous local anesthetic infusions save time and money For most modern-day anesthesia providers, the biggest reason to use regional anesthesia is because of the vast improvements the techniques can bring to a patient’s post-op experience. Improved patient … Continue reading

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How to Get Started with Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Advanced technology has made placing blocks safer, quicker and more efficient Over the years, advances in ultrasound technology has allowed regional anesthesia to become a viable alternative for pain control and pain management. Procedures like peripheral nerve blocks are now … Continue reading

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3 Things to Discuss With Your Anesthesiologists Before Going Under

Anesthesia has never been safer, but that doesn’t mean risks aren’t still involved  In the U.S., over 100 million operations and procedures are performed every year using anesthesia. While it’s true that it has advanced and become safer than ever … Continue reading

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Cleveland Clinic Adapts to Changing Health Care Landscape

The industry is evolving, and so is the clinic Health care systems big and small are trying to adapt to the constant changes within the industry. The same can be said for the Cleveland Clinic, one of the country’s largest … Continue reading

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Gift or Curse: Surgical ‘Black Box’ Could Be Future of Operating Room

Debate over proper use still in question  Researchers in Canada are developing a surgical “black box,” like the ones used in airplanes, which could change the face of modern surgery. The hope is that the box could become an tool … Continue reading

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American Academy of Dermatology Wraps Up 2015 Annual Meeting

Topics like health care reform, teledermatology, quality care addressed The American Academy of Dermatology’s 73rd Annual Meeting took place this past weekend, March 20-24, and throughout the meeting several topics of interests were highlighted. Among them were health care reform … Continue reading

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