Category Archives: Anesthesia Needles

Less Pain, Speedy Recovery With Regional Anesthesia Procedure

Femoral nerve block shows positive results for pediatric knee surgery  A recent study showed that an ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia technique called a femoral nerve block is both effective and highly beneficial for pediatric knee surgeries. The study, published in an … Continue reading

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ASA Organizations Receive 2014 Power of A Awards

Global Humanitarian Outreach Program and Anesthesia Quality Institute Among Winners  Two organizations affiliated with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) received the Power of A Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) for 2014. The first, the Global … Continue reading

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General Anesthesia and Mortality in Stroke Patients

New study finds a possible link between the two  Researchers have conducted a new study that suggests patients with acute ischemic stroke undergoing endovascular intervention therapy who received general anesthesia experienced greater mortality than patients who underwent some form of … Continue reading

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Combating Lateral Deviation in Spinal and Procedure Needles

Part Three: The Interview  By Zach Rogers Editor, Havel’s Inc. Today, we’re wrapping up our three-part series on lateral deviation with an interview with one of Havel’s own. John Barrett is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Havel’s, and … Continue reading

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Combating Lateral Deviation in Spinal and Procedure Needles

Part Two: Quality Control By Zach Rogers Editor, Havel’s Inc. Earlier, we discussed the importance of our Hakko multi-bevel spinal and procedure needles and the effect the multi-bevel has on reducing lateral deviation. Now let’s look more closely at another … Continue reading

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New Study Finds Low Hand Hygiene Compliance Among Anesthesia Providers

A new study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Infection Control found the majority of anesthesia providers are missing important opportunities to clean their hands during surgical procedures. The study, done by researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical … Continue reading

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