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Recent evidence suggests that shorter preoperative fasting, as recommended by major anesthesiology societies, can enhance patient comfort without increasing surgical risks.
Anesthesiology January 11th 2024
Images in Clinical Medicine: Quadriceps Tendon Ruptures
A recent case of a 38-year-old man with end-stage renal disease highlighted the rare but significant complication of quadriceps tendon rupture, often associated with chronic kidney disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Emergency Medicine November 15th 2023
FDA Approves Nonopioid Combination Therapy for Postoperative Pain
The approval of Combogesic IV, backed by data from two phase 3 studies, signifies a major breakthrough in our ongoing efforts to provide effective and safer alternatives to opioids for postoperative pain management.
Hospitalist October 25th 2023
TikTok Users Say Hot Foot Baths Relieve Migraine Pain. But Does It Actually Work?
The recent TikTok trend of using hot foot baths for migraine relief is an emerging trend in patient-led treatments. Although it may seem unconventional, there’s potential scientific backing related to the autonomic nervous system that warrants further exploration.
Neurology October 24th 2023
Sarilumab for Relapse of Polymyalgia Rheumatica during Glucocorticoid Taper
The human monoclonal antibody could be the treatment polymyalgia rheumatica patients experiencing relapses during glucocorticoid tapering have been waiting for.
Internal Medicine October 11th 2023