Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 22, 2016
Latinos more anxious before surgery, desire detailed information, study shows
Latinos may be more anxious than Caucasian patients about having surgery and also want more detailed information before having a procedure, suggests research being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016 annual meeting.

Perioperative Surgical Home delivers improved outcomes, satisfaction & shorter stays
Decreasing the number of tests, blood transfusions and length of time in the hospital, while improving patients' pain management and communication with physicians were the result of implementing the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care at TEAMHealth Anesthesia at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016 annual meeting.

More Americans undergo procedures involving anesthesia outside of O.R.
More than one-third of Americans who undergo procedures involving anesthesia now have them outside of the operating room (O.R.), an increase of 27 percent in five years, according to an analysis of a large registry being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016 annual meeting.
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