Stop the Bleed: How Proper Training Can Help You Save a Life
Uncontrolled bleeding is the number-one cause of preventable death from trauma. This makes training to stop uncontrolled bleeding an essential public health tool, right up there with CPR and access to defibrillators.
How High BMI Can Affect Your Care During Labor and Delivery
Our goal as anesthesiologists is to both alleviate pain and to keep the patient and baby safe. We need to anticipate any complications that could jeopardize the safety of the patient and baby on the day of delivery. We also want patients to be aware of these potential challenges in advance so they are not caught by surprise if something changes during delivery.
Five Questions on Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Answered
March is National Colorectal Cancer Prevention Month, a good time to spread awareness about the disease and highlight the importance of colorectal cancer screening, prevention and treatment. Robert Driscoll, MD, explains how increased screening, improved treatment and more awareness about lifestyle-related risk factors are reducing the number of colorectal cancer diagnoses and deaths.