Measuring brain waves may help predict a patient’s response to anesthesia

January 26th, 2016 by gaf-admin

Patterns of alpha oscillations are weaker in people who succumb easily to the drug propofol, study shows. Signals in the Read More

Brainwave Patterns Helping Unveil Anesthetics

October 19th, 2015 by gaf-admin

Judith Lavalle wrote this great article on Brainwave Patterns Helping Unveil Anesthetics. Take a look at the PDF below:

Can Too Much Anesthesia Cause Dementia or Brain Damage?

August 25th, 2015 by gaf-admin

????? or Paula’s anesthesia quandary

July 27th, 2015 by gaf-admin

Hi Dr Friedberg. I wrote you awhile ago with questions about my son and his surgery. I have a few Read More

Joan Rivers’ Needless death

July 27th, 2015 by gaf-admin

Re: propofol dose… Body weight is a standard 20th century method of ‘guesstimating’ propofol dose. Ultimately, it is still a Read More

Preventing postoperative delirium

July 27th, 2015 by gaf-admin

Dr. Friedberg, a board certified anesthesiologist and author of “Getting Over Going Under: 5 Things You Must Know Before Anesthesia,” Read More

Update on Postoperative Delirium Prevention

December 16th, 2014 by gaf-admin

The former article ( was from 2012. This article ( is from November 2014.

New Study Concludes: Postoperative Delirium Can be Avoided by Using a Brain Monitor

December 14th, 2014 by gaf-admin

Los Angeles, CA — The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) recently released its new Clinical Practice Guideline for Postoperative Delirium in Read More

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) appears AWOL on postop delirium.

December 3rd, 2014 by gaf-admin

New postop delirium guidelines from American College of Surgeons (ACS) & American Geriatric Society (AGS) echo public education message of Read More

Anesthesiologist and Author says Joan Rivers’ Death May Have Been Preventable

September 8th, 2014 by gaf-admin

Barry Friedberg, M.D. an Anesthesiologist is author of “Getting Over Going Under: 5 Things You Must Know Before Anesthesia. Says Read More