Know what to expect and how to prevent or treat the most common after-effects of anesthesia, including nausea, sore throat, confusion, muscle aches, itching, and emotional outbursts.
This article explains what the abdominal/pelvic CT procedure is, why it may be done, and what the doctor may be looking for. Three videos are included to demonstrate what the images may look like.
Follow these tips for recovering from gallbladder surgery to avoid complications and get yourself back to normal.
Keeping secrets are only one of the things that nurses do best. From test results to warding off bad spirits, this article reviews why nurses do what they do and what to expect in the hospital.
Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin are frequently dispensed prescription medications. This article briefly describes what they are and how they are safely to be used.
This article covers every point you need to know if you're considering macular pucker surgery.
Cervical spine surgery is a procedure that corrects the movement of the neck and alleviate nerve compression. The prospect of surgery can be downright intimidating. If you are having one in the future, continue reading...
Most people are so nervous about their cataract operation, they don't think much about what to expect after cataract surgery. Unfortunately, some surgeons don't provide adequate information, either.
Gas pain after surgery is a common complaint. This articles offers tips and advice from a board certified anesthesiologist for how to prevent and treat post-operative gas pain.
Hip operations are routine and the techniques are well tested. Hip replacement recovery can be very speedy indeed, although factors like age, pre-operation fitness and the willingness to follow medical advise all have...