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The digital twin
Olivia Nelson, MD, Allan F. Simpao, MD MBI, Jorge A. Gálvez, MD MBI
Lonsdale H, Gray GM, Ahumada LM, Yates HM, Varughese A, Rehman MA. The Perioperative Human Digital Twin. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2022 Apr 1;134(4):885-92. PMID: 35299215
A digital twin is essentially a virtual replica of a complex system that can be evaluated in a computer simulation environment and can be used to characterize an individual’s risks for illness and disease and response to medication.
Many readers responded to the PAAD on the medical care of transgender youth and the criminalization of medical care in Texas.
Lack of Women on Anesthesiology Editorial Boards: Value Lost
Julie Williamson DO, Nina Deutsch MD, Jamie McElrath Schwartz MD
McMullen K, Kraus MB, Kosiorek H, Harbell MW. Representation of Women as Editors in Anesthesiology Journals. Anesth Analg. 2022 May 1;134(5):956-963. PMID: 35073283
Dunn LK, Wong CA. Enough Talk, the Time Is Now for Gender Parity of Anesthesiology Journals’ Editorial Boards. Anesth Analg. 2022 May 1;134(5):952-955. PMID: 35427268
No major anesthesia journal has a woman editor in chief…We can do better.
Pseudocholinesterase deficiency and SIDS
Myron Yaster MD and Jerry Parness MD, PhD
Harrington CT, Hafid NA, Waters KA. Butyrylcholinesterase is a potential biomarker for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. EBioMedicine. 2022 May 6;80:104041. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2022.104041. PMID: 35533499
SIDS is a terrifying disease. Can this enzyme be a marker predicting it?