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Critical Care

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Minute Electrical Current Could Replace Buccal Anesthesia

Researchers at the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) conducted a study to find out if iontophoresis—a strategy to increase the penetration of drugs through biological membranes—could also be used in the oral mucosa. To do so, they prepared two anesthetic drugs, prilocaine hydrochloride (PCL) and lidocaine hydrochloride... Read more

Surgical Techniques

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Coronary Clot Aspiration Provides No MI Survival Benefit

Thrombectomy did not improve outcomes for myocardial infarct (MI) patients presenting after symptom onset, according to a new study. Researchers at University College London (UCL; United Kingdom), the University of Manchester (United Kingdom), and other institutions conducted a retrospective study based on a UK national... Read more

Women's Health

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Image: The Eclipse vaginal insert in deflated (L) and Inflated (R) states (Phoyo courtesy of Pelvalon).

Vaginal Insert Offers Alternative Treatment for Fecal Incontinence

A novel vaginal insert for bowel control eliminates the need for surgery or an in-office procedure for the treatment of female fecal incontinence (FI). The second-generation Eclipse System is comprised... Read more

Health IT

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Image: The Rigel 62353 Plus tester (Photo courtesy of Rigel Medical).

Advanced Safety Tester Analyzes Diverse Medical Devices

An upgraded dedicated tester meets international standards for in-service and post-repair safety testing of 24 V and 48 V DC medical electronic devices. The Rigel 62353 Plus tester offers a range of... Read more

Hospital News

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US Emergency Departments Face Serious Drug Shortages

A new study reveals that drug shortages affecting emergency medicine (EM) practice in the United States have skyrocketed during recent years. Researchers at George Washington University (Washington DC, USA), the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, USA), and other institutions conducted a study of longitudinal trends... Read more


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UK to Promote Massive Mental Health Reform

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the government of the United Kingdom will invest GBP 1 billion on improving mental health services across the country. The Department of Health (DH; London, UK) has stated that the funds are intended to ensure complete coverage of crisis resolution and home treatment teams... Read more
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