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Playkit May Aid Children in Preparing for MRI

Preliminary findings show the mixed reality kit reduces anxiety

CDC Advisors Recommend Masks in Hospitals Without Naming Type

Health care workers frustrated that the draft recommendation does not specify what kind of mask should be worn

Critics Slam Updated Infection Control Recommendations for Hospitals

Health care workers worry whether the guidelines are protecting a hospital's bottom line rather than worker health

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 13 to 17

By Stephanie Brown HealthDay Reporter The annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists was held from Oct. 13 to 17 in San Francisco and...

ASA: Studies Present Solutions for Preventing Blood Loss After Cesarean

CaCl infusion reduces quantitative blood loss after C-section, and uterine tone score can predict outcomes, including bleeding

ASA: Women More Likely Than Men to Develop Depression After TBI

Meta-analysis of nine studies with 691,364 participants shows women more likely to develop depression after traumatic brain injury

ASA: Deep Learning Model Can Improve Pain Assessment

Model performed with accuracy of 88 percent for Critical Care Pain Observation Tool, 66 percent for visual analog scale

Affording Health Care Now a Struggle for Half of Americans: Poll

More than half delayed or skipped care because of concerns about costs

Health Care Workers Reported More Days of Poor Mental Health in 2022

2018 to 2022 saw increase in days of poor mental health and in percentage reporting feeling burnout very often

Ketamine No Better Than Placebo for Depression

Intravenous ketamine delivered during surgical anesthesia has no greater effect than placebo in reducing severity of depression