Findings among patients receiving regional anesthesia during minor surgery.
Findings suggest sleep deprivation impacts patient safety and quality of care in peds anesthesia.
What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Increased life expectancy, safer anesthesia, and less invasive surgical procedures have made it possible for a greater number of geriatric patients to be considered for surgery. Ageing is associated with a progressive loss of functional reserve in all organ systems. The extent and onset of these…
Survey finds that 98 percent of respondents report experiencing drug shortages on a consistent basis.
Unnecessarily high platelet count thresholds may expose patients undergoing lumbar or epidural procedures to excessive transfusion-related risks.
What is considered the most appropriate choice for anesthetic technique in the setting of cesarean delivery? Neuraxial anesthesia is the preferred choice of anesthetic in the majority of cesarean deliveries because of the following advantages: Likely improved safety profile and role in reducing maternal mortality Limited drug exposure for the neonate Maternal consciousness for delivery…
What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure About one in eight (12%) of American women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. The chance that breast cancer will be responsible for a woman’s death is about…
CRNAs are the main providers of anesthesia in lower-income areas where populations are more likely to be uninsured, unemployed, and/or eligible for Medicaid, according to recent research.
Administration of clonidine — intrathecally or intravenously — may not supplement spinal anesthesia-associated analgesia after cesarean delivery.
Patients receiving regional anesthesia are unable to accurately predict pain outcomes after surgery.