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New technology has helped miniaturized bar-code drug administration and patient monitoring systems, eliminating the need for bulky machines or cart-based devices. The pocket-sized devices have...

Despite advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of pain and the pharmacology of analgesic drugs, as well as increasing emphasis on adequate pain management [1], pain control remains...

The clinical definition of intraoperative awareness — consciousness during general anesthesia — is a seemingly simple explanation for a complex, and controversial, phenomenon. Opinions surrounding...

Safe medication administration at the hospital bedside is not simply a matter of a nurse handing out the right meds at the right time and to the right patient, of course. Today, the practice is a...

When it comes to treating patients suffering from heart failure, which is typically defined as a heart whose pumping power is weaker than normal, physicians are facing a paradox.