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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

October 16, 2014

FDA MedWatch - LifeCare Flexible Intravenous Solutions by Hospira, Inc.: Recall - Potential for Leakage

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FDA MedWatch LifeCare Flexible Intravenous Solutions by Hospira Inc

October 13, 2014

FDA MedWatch - CareFusion EnVe and ReVel Ventilators: Class 1 Recall - Power Connection Failure

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FDA MedWatch CareFusion EnVe and ReVel Ventilators

October 13, 2014

FDA MedWatch - ICU Medical ConMed Stat2 Flow Controller: Class 1 Recall - Delivers Higher Flow Rate than Intended

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FDA MedWatch ICU Medical ConMed Stat2 Flow Controller

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Study on vitamin D featured in CBS News, U.S. News & World Report

Pregnant women with low vitamin D levels experience an increased amount of pain during labor, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting. The study was featured on CBS News, U.S. News & World Report, Inquisitr, HealthDay, and Radio MD.

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Study on chronic pain after mastectomy featured on HealthDay and Philly.com

Breast cancer patients who receive a common local anesthetic during surgery are less likely to experience chronic pain following mastectomy, suggests a new study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting. The study was featured on HealthDay, Philly.com and Monthly Prescribing Reference.

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Study on needle phobia and painless injections featured on Medical Daily, Science Daily

Painless injections could be possible with a device that applies pressure and vibration while the needle is inserted in the skin, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting. The study was featured on Medical Daily, Science Daily and Infection Control Today.

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ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 study on PTSD featured on Medscape, Science Daily

A single application of a common anesthetic procedure could be the answer to alleviating anxiety, depression and psychological pain in those suffering from chronic, extreme post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study, featured at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting, was featured on Medscape, Psych Central, Laboratory Equipment, Science Daily and United Press International.
 

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ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 study on chewing gum featured on HealthDay, Science World Report

Although chewing gum significantly increases the volume of liquids in the stomach, it is safe to administer sedatives or anesthesia to patients who have chewed gum while fasting before surgery, reports a new study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting. The study was featured in Outpatient Surgery MagazineCounselHeal.comScience World ReportHealthDay, and Laboratory Equipment.

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ASA Run For THe Warriors 5K on Fox New Orleans

ASA's Run For The Warriors 5K, now in it's fifth year, was featured on local Fox 8 New Orleans. Watch ASA member and race participant Robin Stedman, M.D., discuss the 5K and why she takes part in this annual event. See the story here.

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