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April 2020

FDA Backs Converting Anesthesia Machines to Ventilators

The move addresses critical shortages of machines needed for COVID-19 patients.
Published: April 10, 2020

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March 2020

What's an Elective Surgery?

New guidance from the American College of Surgeons directs how to triage patients as COVID-19 cases increase.
Published: March 27, 2020

Facilities Canceling Elective Surgeries

Hospitals and surgery centers are preparing to care for increasing numbers of coronavirus cases.
Published: March 18, 2020

ASCRS Cancels Annual Meeting

It's the latest of many conferences called off during the coronavirus outbreak.
Published: March 18, 2020

Coronavirus Crisis Continues to Escalate

Conference cancelations mark the beginning of an uncertain future
Published: March 13, 2020

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August 2019

Music Is as Good as Sedative in Calming Nerves Before Surgery

Study finds listening to the "most relaxing song on Earth" before getting a nerve block reduces anxiety as well as Versed.
Published: August 7, 2019

Jury: Orthopedic Surgeon's Routine of Performing 14 Concurrent Surgeries a Day Negligent

$2M verdict in 'assembly line' surgery case.
Published: August 6, 2019

Federal Court Dismisses More Than 5,000 Lawsuits Against 3M's Patient Warming System

The ruling, which follows a recent Minnesota appeals court dismissal of suits against 3M, is the latest in a 6-year legal battle.
Published: August 2, 2019

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