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Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays, such as the 4th of July. However, they are not safe in the hands of consumers. Fireworks cause thousands of injuries each year. People can enjoy fireworks safely if they follow a few simple safety tips: Fireworks Safety Tips DO… #1 – Always supervise children […]

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Can Vaping Derail ERAS Protocols in Cardiac Surgery?

Traditional cigarette smoking is a risk factor for poor postoperative outcomes with preoperative abstinence reducing this risk. Smoking cessation is one component of the Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERAS) multi-modality approach to preoperative optimization. The current guidelines recommend cessation (quitting smoking) four weeks prior to a scheduled operation. Smoking as a Major Risk Factor […]

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