Author Archives: Koreans

Pediatric Surgery: Gateway to Opioid Misuse?

The study evaluated 88,637 patients ages 13-21 who were prescribed opiods after surgery. The study group showed 4.8% persistent opioid use compared to control 0.1%. This age group are especially at risk of opioid misuse and care must be given

Pediatric Surgery: Gateway to Opioid Misuse?

The study evaluated 88,637 patients ages 13-21 who were prescribed opiods after surgery. The study group showed 4.8% persistent opioid use compared to control 0.1%. This age group are especially at risk of opioid misuse and care must be given

Long-term Effects of C-section

More women are opting for c-section. C-section reduced urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse but increased risk of obesity and asthma in the child. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320712.php

Long-term Effects of C-section

More women are opting for c-section. C-section reduced urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse but increased risk of obesity and asthma in the child. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320712.php

Anticancer Properties of Antabuse

In vitro and in vivo studies have shown that difulfiram has anti-tumor activities. Now research sheds some light on the mechanism behind this tumor-fighting property of difulfiram involing its metabolite, ditiocarb-copper complex. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320281.php

Anticancer Properties of Antabuse

In vitro and in vivo studies have shown that difulfiram has anti-tumor activities. Now research sheds some light on the mechanism behind this tumor-fighting property of difulfiram involing its metabolite, ditiocarb-copper complex. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320281.php

Mental Benefits of Being Bilingual

Small study with 40 children, 20 of them typically developing and 20 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) suggest that bilingual children with ASD performed better on certain computer-based tasks. The authors call for further studies to evaluate the possible benefits

Mental Benefits of Being Bilingual

Small study with 40 children, 20 of them typically developing and 20 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) suggest that bilingual children with ASD performed better on certain computer-based tasks. The authors call for further studies to evaluate the possible benefits

Preoperative Physiotherapy to Prevent Respiratory Complications

Preoperative physiotherapy of 30 minutes reduced incidences of respiratory complication after elective upper abdominal surgery (HR 0.48, P=0.001) in this multicenter randomized controlled trial. A single educational session with breathing exercise could improve patient outcome in the tens of millions

Preoperative Physiotherapy to Prevent Respiratory Complications

Preoperative physiotherapy of 30 minutes reduced incidences of respiratory complication after elective upper abdominal surgery (HR 0.48, P=0.001) in this multicenter randomized controlled trial. A single educational session with breathing exercise could improve patient outcome in the tens of millions

Can we start using menopausal estrogen replacement again safely?

The swinging pendulum is observed in every aspect of medicine, including the use of menopausal estrogen replacement therapy. Estrogen is the wonder drug for women undergoing menopause and experiencing many menopausal symptoms including hot flashes,  sexual dysfunction, and mood changes.

Can we start using menopausal estrogen replacement again safely?

The swinging pendulum is observed in every aspect of medicine, including the use of menopausal estrogen replacement therapy. Estrogen is the wonder drug for women undergoing menopause and experiencing many menopausal symptoms including hot flashes,  sexual dysfunction, and mood changes.

Does the Setting of General Surgery Training (University vs Non-University) Impact Patient Outcomes?

Some believe that surgeons trained in university-settings perform better because they are exposed to more esoteric “zebra” cases and undergo more rigorous didactic education. Some believe that non-university and community programs produce better surgeons with more experience as the primary

Does the Setting of General Surgery Training (University vs Non-University) Impact Patient Outcomes?

Some believe that surgeons trained in university-settings perform better because they are exposed to more esoteric “zebra” cases and undergo more rigorous didactic education. Some believe that non-university and community programs produce better surgeons with more experience as the primary