Understanding the Intersection: SDoH and CMS Star Rating Quality Measures – MedLearn Publishing

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We begin by defining the two key elements of this topic. Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), as established by the World Health Organization, are the conditions under which people are born, grow up, live, work and age. These conditions can greatly affect a person’s health, quality of life, and even lifespan. They include factors such … Read more

Anesthesia can cause disturbing sexual hallucinations, leading to lasting psychological trauma

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Some patients may experience vivid and detailed sexual hallucinations during anesthesia with sedative-hypnotic drugs such as propofol, midazolam, diazepam, and nitrous oxide. Some make suggestive or sexual comments or act out, such as grabbing or kissing medical professionals or touching themselves sexually. Others wake up mistakenly believing they have been sexually assaulted. Why does this … Read more