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This Viewpoint describes how exposure to general anesthesia and sedatives may affect cognitive and/or behavioral development in children.
This multicenter cohort study examines the procedural sedation practices, adverse events, and risk factors for children undergoing painful procedures in Canadian emergency departments.
This Viewpoint discusses the implications for otolaryngologists of a recent US Food and Drug Administration warning about the association between anesthesia exposure and neurocognitive deficits in children.
This Viewpoint summarizes a number of important issues related to the clinical use of ketamine for the treatment of psychiatric disorders addressed in the consensus statement and provides suggestions for addressing remaining concerns.
This cohort study compares the outcomes of sialendoscopy procedures in patients who underwent general anesthesia with endotracheal intubation or monitored anesthesia care.
This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine that assessed trends in the use of monitored anesthesia care for outpatient gastrointestinal endoscopy in the Veterans Health Administration from 2000 to 2013.
This database study uses information from the National Practitioner Data Bank to characterize paid malpractice claims by medical specialty.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of sedation with vs without dexmedetomidine on mortality and ventilator-free days in patients with sepsis.
This consensus statement from the American Psychiatric Association provides a general overview of the data on the use of ketamine hydrochloride for the treatment of mood disorders and highlights the limitations of the existing knowledge.
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This JAMA Performance Improvement article uses the case of a patient with a retained lumbar catheter tip to discuss strategies for patient communication, clinician education, and reporting of procedure-related adverse events.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates differences in occurrence of bruise, hematoma, and pain in upper blepharoplasty using blunt-needle vs sharp-needle local anesthesia injection.
This cohort study assesses trends in use of monitored anesthesia care for outpatient gastrointestinal endoscopy in the Veterans Health Administration from 2000 to 2013.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of video vs direct laryngoscopy on the success of first-pass orotracheal intubation in patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in France.
This multicenter study examines the clinical and radiological postoperative pulmonary complications and respiratory insufficiency therapies in patients undergoing noncardiothoracic surgery requiring 2 hours or more of general anesthesia with mechanical ventilation.