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Anesthesiology

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  • Expert: Murray Gave Jackson 40 Times More Sedative Than He Told Police

    Expert: Murray Gave Jackson 40 Times More Sedative Than He Told Police
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Dr. Conrad Murray probably gave Michael Jackson 40 times more of the surgical anesthetic than he admitted to police, a leading expert on the drug testified Thursday. Dr. Steven Shafter was the last witness called before the...
  • Last Defense Witness Called in Trial of Michael Jackson's Doctor

    Last Defense Witness Called in Trial of Michael Jackson's Doctor
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Round two of the battle of the propofol experts started Thursday afternoon in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor as the defense anesthesiology expert began his testimony. When Dr. Paul White continues his testimony Friday, and he...
  • It's about time that FDA took action against Lap-Band billboards

    It's about time that FDA took action against Lap-Band billboards
    It has taken almost two years, but government regulators finally woke up to the idea that those 1-800-GET-THIN billboards plastered all over Southland freeways may be dangerous to your health. That's the underlying meaning of the action announced Tuesday...
  • Doctor accused of 'gross negligence' in death of Lap-Band patient

    Doctor accused of 'gross negligence' in death of Lap-Band patient
    The Medical Board of California has faulted a doctor in the 2010 death of a Lap-Band patient who had surgery at a clinic affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign, filing charges that could cause him to lose his license to practice. The board has...
  • Safe to say, anesthesia less risky than ever

    Safe to say, anesthesia less risky than ever
    The last two decades could be considered the golden age for advances in anesthesiology, capped in October when the Anesthesia Quality Institute started the first nationwide system for the collection of data that includes individual problems from...
  • Diprivan Already Scrutinized Before Jackson's Death

    Diprivan Already Scrutinized Before Jackson's Death
    LOS ANGELES -- The powerful sedative Diprivan was already under question by federal regulators prior to Michael Jackson's sudden death. Also known as Propofol, Diprivan was among a slew of pharmaceuticals reportedly found inside Jackson's rented Holmby...
  • Should You Worry About Propofol - the Drug Michael Jackson Used?

    Photo: Christina Barany/Getty Images LOS ANGELES - -- Following the death of singer Michael Jackson, there has been increasing public concern about the drug propofol that police found in his home. Known by the brand name Diprivan or by the generic name...
  • Report: Lethal Dose of Propofol and Sedatives Killed Michael Jackson

    Report:  Lethal Dose of Propofol and Sedatives Killed Michael Jackson
    A sleepless Michael Jackson spent his last hours pleading for a dose of a powerful anesthetic, his doctor told police, according to court records unsealed Monday. For six hours, Dr. Conrad Murray said he resisted -- fearful that the pop star had...
  • Michael Jackson's Death Ruled A Homicide

    Michael Jackson's Death Ruled A Homicide
    Michael Jackson's death is now ruled a homicide, a law enforcement official official told the Associated Press, making it more likely for criminal charges to be filed against the king of pop's personal physician, Houston cardiologist, Dr. Conrad Murray...
  • No duh: Surgery success is not linked to phases of the moon

     
    The success of coronary artery bypass surgery is not linked to the phase of the moon, physicians rarely turn into werewolves at night and being bitten by a vampire will not make you immortal. Well...the first one is true, according......
  • Coroner: Michael Jackson given amount of anesthetic used in 'major surgery' [Updated]

     
    In the last hours of his life, Michael Jackson was given a powerful anesthetic at a level equivalent to what would be used in a “major surgery” and in a manner that did not live up to medical standards, according......
  • Famous physicians

    Famous physicians
    Here's a sampling of top celebrity doctors — whether authors, journalists, TV show hosts or all of the above — who are influencing what we eat, how we live and whom we love. DR. MEHMET OZ Claim to fame: Oz's good looks, plain talk and...