The tree, the forest & standard of care

September 3rd, 2015 by gaf-admin

Kudos to Kent, Posner, Mashour, et. al. on their recent publication. (1) As unpleasant as the ’tree’ of anesthesia awareness Read More

Preventing postoperative delirium… an ounce of prevention? British Journal of Anaesthesia

January 12th, 2015 by gaf-admin

Written By: Barry L. Friedberg, anesthesiologist, Goldilocks Anesthesia Foundation Date Published: Mon, 2015-01-12 Re: “Emergence from general anaesthesia and evolution Read More

Prolonged use of opioids after surgery

March 3rd, 2014 by gaf-admin

Written By: BL Friedberg MD Date Published: Mon, 2014-03-03 Editorials: Prolonged use of opioids after surgery BMJ 2014;348:1280 Re: Prolonged Read More

British Medical Journal: Prolonged use of postoperative opoids: response

March 3rd, 2014 by gaf-admin

Written By: Dr. Barry Friedberg Date Published: Mon, 2014-03-03 http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g1280/rr/688867 Over the past 16 years using the numerically reproducible paradigm Read More

Anesthesia awareness campaign persists

February 25th, 2013 by gaf-admin

Written By: Friedberg BL, Pericleous A Date Published: Mon, 2013-02-25 To the editor: With reference to the editorial by Pandit Read More

What Is General Anesthesia?

May 26th, 2010 by gaf-admin

Written By: Friedberg, Barry L. M.D. Date Published: Wed, 2010-05-26 On the surface, this would appear to be a simple, Read More

The Difficult Airway in Office-Based Anesthesia

May 26th, 2010 by gaf-admin

Written By: Friedberg, Barry L. M.D. Date Published: Wed, 2010-05-26 The skills required to anticipate and manage a difficult airway Read More

Cosmetic surgery: Postoperative pain

April 20th, 2010 by gaf-admin

Written By: Friedberg BL Date Published: Tue, 2010-04-20 A scholarly review of 80 randomized clinical trials looked for evidence of Read More

Happy drugs for happy surgery

August 5th, 2009 by gaf-admin

Written By: Friedberg BL Date Published: Wed, 2009-08-05 This Just In… Propofol-Ketamine Technique – Happy Drugs for Happy Surgery November Read More

What is ‘general anesthesia’?

April 1st, 2005 by gaf-admin

Written By: Barry L. Friedberg, MD Date Published: Fri, 2005-04-01 Regarding Dr. Wheeland’s editorial (“Office-based cosmetic surgery: How can it Read More