Archive Ambulatory Anesthesia Guide 2009

Keeping Watch Over High-risk Patients
Anesthesia providers use high-tech monitors like capnographs and pulse oximeters to make effective interventions when they matter most

How to Reduce the Risk of Anesthesia Awareness
Is using a level-of-consciousness monitor a surefire way to avoid this scary event?

The Nerve Block Option
A review of 4 regional anesthesia techniques that speed recovery times and reduce the need for opioids to manage post-op pain

Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?
From apnea to malignant hyperthermia, here are the intraoperative dangers you need to know how to handle

Prepping for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Caring for OSA patients demands changes to your pre-op screening protocols, airway management preparations and PACU practices.

Stop PONV Before It Starts
Pre-operative screening and antiemetic intervention can vanquish the dreaded waves of nausea that ruin an otherwise smooth surgical experience.

Managing the Diabetic Surgical Patient
Understanding proper insulin delivery protocols and tracking the latest research on pre-op fasting will help you control glucose levels during surgery.

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