Author: Specialty Hospital Staff

03 Sep Taking a Look at Post Surgical Complications for Patients with Sleep Apnea

According to a study published today in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in May, patients who have severe obstructive sleep apnea have a significantly higher risk of medical complications related to their heart in the first 30 days after major surgery. [caption id="attachment_1844" align="alignleft" width="230"]...

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27 Aug Study Findings Assists Surgeons to Counsel Seniors, Help Hospitals to Intervene with Patients in Certain Situations

Findings from a research study will help surgeons to counsel seniors before an operation and enable hospitals to intervene when these patients have a history of a fall, malnutrition, delirium or decubitus. The researchers noted that older patients have a different physiology and unique set of...

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