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2007 to 2019 Saw Increase in Inflation-Adjusted Health Care Spending

From 2007 to 2019, medical burden increased from 23.5 to 26.4 percent for low-income families and from 5.4 to 6.5 percent for higher-income families

Anesthesia-Surgery Team Sex Diversity Linked to Improved Postop Outcomes

Hospitals with higher sex diversity (>35 percent female) had reduced odds of 90-day major morbidity

Physicians With Disabilities May Experience Depersonalization

However, they are not more likely to experience emotional exhaustion

Cyberattack Cripples Major U.S. Health Care Network

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 10, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Ascension, a major U.S. health care system with 140 hospitals in 19 states,...

Cannabis Use Disorder Increasingly Seen in Teens Scheduled for Surgery

Adolescents with CUD have increased odds of respiratory complications, ICU admission, mechanical ventilation

Electroconvulsive Therapy Safe, Effective for Range of Serious Mental Illnesses

Serious complications are rare, with confusion and cognitive side effects most common

GLP1 Receptor Agonists Do Not Up Risk for Complications After Emergency Surgery

Risk for respiratory complications in patients with type 2 diabetes not increased with use of GLP1 receptor agonists

Detection of Serrated Polyps Improved With Propofol During Colonoscopy

In restricted sample using propensity score adjustment, significant association only seen for serrated polyps

Aspiration Pneumonia Risk Increased for GLP-1 RA Users Undergoing Endoscopy

Risk for aspiration pneumonia increased for patients undergoing propofol-assisted endoscopies

Preoperative GLP-1 Agonist Use Does Not Increase Aspiration

No increase in aspiration or subsequent pneumonia seen among patients undergoing surgical procedures