FFP Infusion Can Lead To Dose-Linked Pulmonary Complications

About 20 percent of patients administered fresh frozen plasma (FFP) to reverse warfarin anticoagulation develop pulmonary complications, with highest risk seen with more than...

Family Physicians Should Sensitize Patients About Sleep Apnea

The menace of Sleep Apnea is growing rapidly in our country but little did we know that snoring can be one the first symptoms....

All About The Mallinckrodt™ TaperGuard™ Evac Endotracheal Tube

Watch Debabrata Bhowmick, Associate Director, Respiratory & Monitoring Solutions, Covidien Healthcare talking about the latest Mallinckrondt Taperguard Evac Endotracheal Tube.

Post-Op Delirium In Older Patients Causes Worst Outcomes

According to a study published online Sept. 9 in JAMA Surgery, patients with delirium following major surgery are more likely to have worse outcomes,...

Continuous Access To Physicians For Pharma Reps Dropping Significantly

Physician access for pharmaceutical representatives is continuing to decline, with access restricted to some degree for more than half of physicians, according to an AccessMonitor...

Azithromycin Should Be Prescribed After Proper Diligence

Azithromycin is routinely prescribed to hospitalized patients despite risk factors for corrected QT (QTc) prolongation and administration of interacting medications, according to a study...

Statins Help Reduce Complication After Lung Surgery

Statin use might help reduce major complications after lung surgery, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Thoracic...