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Treatment & Diagnosis
- Total Knee Replacement
- Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy Surgical Instructions
- Ear Tubes
- Deviated Septum Surgery (Septoplasty) and Turbinectomy
- Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
- Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
- Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
- Total Hip Replacement
- LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure)
- Endometrial Biopsy
- Breast Biopsy
- LASIK Eye Surgery
- Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH)
- Fundoplication (Acid Reflux Surgery)
- Joint Replacement Surgery of the Hand
- Liver Resection
- Spinal Fusion
- Liver Transplant
- Brow Lift Cosmetic Surgery
- Neck Lift Cosmetic Surgery
- Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
- Breast Augmentation
- Phakic Intraocular Lenses
Medications & Supplements
- hydroxyzine (Vistaril)
- Ativan (lorazepam) vs. Valium (diazepam)
- lidocaine injection (Xylocaine)
- Lovenox (enoxaparin)
- dalteparin (Injection; Fragmin)
- chlordiazepoxide (Librium)
- lidocaine and prilocaine (DermacinRx, Prizopak, EMLA, Leva Set, Lidopril, Livixil Pak, LP Lite Pak)
- phenylephrine hydrochloride (NeoSynephrine, Neofrin)
- glycopyrrolate (Robinul, Robinul Forte, Cuvposa, Glycate)
- bupivacaine (Marcaine; Sensorcaine)
- nalbuphine (Nubain)
- prochlorperazine (Compazine, Compro)
- midazolam injection, Versed (discontinued brand)
- Alprazolam vs. Diazepam (Differences between Side Effects and Uses)
- butorphanol (Stadol)
Prevention & Wellness
- Preparing for Anesthesia: 5 Tips You Should Know
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