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Online registration is now open for the FANA 2014 Annual Meeting scheduled for Oct. 25 at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs in Altamonte Springs, Florida. If you're coming Friday, Oct. 24, join us for the "BOO! Who Are You?" Party. For program details and to register, click here.
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Regional anesthesia for pediatric knee surgery speeds recovery
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A recent study of an ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia technique, called femoral nerve block, shows that it leads to less opioid use and allows the majority of patients to go home within hours of surgery. As many as 98 percent of all pediatric knee surgeries performed at Nationwide Children's Hospital were done in an outpatient setting, as a result of this method that reduces post-operative pain and speeds recovery.
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New Medicaid program seeks to foster innovation
By Maria Frisch
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program, a group of technical assistance tools. The aim of this program is to improve the health of Medicaid beneficiaries, thereby supporting the Triple Aim and reducing overall costs for the Medicaid program. Medicaid IAP is different from the State Innovation Models program, which provides funding for state-driven healthcare innovation in broad areas like population health and delivery of care.
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Seeking answers for postmastectomy chronic pain
Anesthesiology News
Despite recent advances in management of chronic pain, it continues to afflict a high percentage of women who have undergone mastectomy, researchers have found. The study showed that women of younger age and those undergoing axillary lymph node dissection are at greater risk for developing chronic pain.
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Researchers develop safe technique for drug-induced sleep apnea
Medical Xpress
Researchers from Penn Medicine have developed a safe and effective technique for inducing sleep in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea. The new procedure, known as drug-induced sleep endoscopy, uses progressive doses of anesthesia to pharmacologically induce sleep to the point of the obstruction-causing apnea in a short time frame without a dip in blood oxygen level and with few side effects.
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Optimism on OIC after FDA panel rejects call for cardiac data
Anesthesiology News
Experts said they hoped a recent FDA advisory panel recommendation against requiring randomized controlled cardiovascular outcomes trials for new drugs to treat constipation associated with use of opioids would unblock the field for more such medications. Opioid-induced constipation "is a real problem," said Dr. Eugene Viscusi, professor of anesthesiology and director of acute pain management at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
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