Archive Ambulatory Anesthesia Guide 2015
Which Drug is Better For Post-op Pain Control?
Bupivacaine, at a price of about $2.80 per shot, or the liposomal bupivacaine formulation trade-named Exparel, at about $285 per vial? What we found may surprise you.
A New Way to Manage Post-op Pain
The Perioperative Surgical Home model is revolutionizing patient care with preset clinical pathways for specific cases.
6 Things MH Experts Want You to Know
The MHAUS hotline medical director answers your most pressing questions.
4 Keys to a Sound Patient Warming Strategy
Diminish the chilling impact of redistribution hypothermia.
What Difficult Veins?
Imaging technology all but guarantees first-stick success when starting IVs.
The Next-Generation Anesthesia Machines
Technology updates make anesthesia delivery safer for patients and easier for providers.
5 Keys to Managing Sleep Apnea
Pre-op assessments and taking the proper precautions on the day of surgery will help keep these high-risk patients safe.
How We Prevent PONV
For at-risk patients, targeted interventions spell relief.
Does Your Anesthesia Service Make the Grade?
Look for these qualities at the head of the OR table.
The Gatekeepers of Ambulatory Surgery
Q&A with Meena S. Desai, MD, an anesthesia society leader and patient safety advocate.