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Posted 01/26/15 | Post a comment

Morphine Following Common Childhood Surgery May Be Life Threatening

Study finds that children receiving morphine after tonsillectomy may face fatal breathing problems.

Posted 01/26/15 | Post a comment

Outbreak at Seattle Hospital Infects at Least 35, Suspected in 11 Deaths

Officials say infected scopes had been sterilized according to manufacturers' guidelines.

Posted 01/23/15 | Post a comment

Unfiltered OR Lights Burn Patients at Oregon Hospital

Up to 10 patients suffered mild to severe burns thanks to unfiltered halogen lights, hospital says.

Posted 01/22/15 | Post a comment

Wyoming ASCs' Recovery Care Proposal Iced

Hospital opposition foils plans for outpatient joints.

Posted 01/21/15 | Post a comment

UPDATE: Boston Hospital Surgeon Dies After Shooting

Son of a former patient shot cardiac surgeon twice.

Posted 01/20/15 | Post a comment

Court Overturns $12 Million Defamation Judgment Against Plastic Surgery Patient

Judges say verdict "shocks the conscience of this court" and order new trial.

Posted 01/20/15 | 2 comments

News & Notes

Posted 01/19/15 | Post a comment

Yorkville Endoscopy Loses AAAASF Accreditation

Clinic where Joan Rivers was stricken vows to stay open in the face of mounting sanctions.

Posted 01/16/15 | Post a comment

Florida Facilities Guarantee Successful Spine Outcomes

Warranty promises free follow-up care to resolve post-op pain.

Posted 01/16/15 | Post a comment

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