General Anesthesia

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Patient Wakes Up, Makes Death Threats to Connecticut Surgery Center Staff

Police say she hit and punched staff members, yelled "I'm one of those bad people!"

Posted 05/31/16 | 4 comments

Handling Tough Anesthesia Cases

Obesity, sleep apnea and PONV are the enemies. Are your anesthetists ready to take them on?

Posted 05/06/16 | Jim Burger, Associate Editor | Post a comment

The Sinking of Sedasys

What doomed the much-ballyhooed computerized sedation system to failure?

Posted 04/06/16 | Kendal Gapinski, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Anesthesia Alert: The Great LMA Debate

Should you remove it before or after the patient wakes up?

Posted 03/10/16 | Perry V. Ruspantine, CRNA, APRN | 5 comments

Are Anesthesia Opt-Outs Worth It?

Study sees less action in states where physicians don't supervise CRNAs.

Posted 03/03/16 | 2 comments

Why Settle for Unsafe Airway Management?

Video laryngoscopes turn challenging intubations into routine procedures.

Posted 02/10/16 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 2 comments

Can Pre-op Brain Monitoring Improve General Anesthesia?

Researchers say "signatures" of brain activity predict reactions to anesthetics.

Posted 01/19/16 | Post a comment

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