AANA Journal Back Issues 2000-2009

 

 

2009

December 2009
  • Airway Management in a Bleeding Adult Following Tonsillectomy: A Case Report
  • CRNA-Physician Collaboration in Anesthesia
  • Clinical Benefits of Visualization of Airway Anatomy and Manipulation of the Endotracheal Tube Cuff With the GlideScope in the Morbidly Obese Patient During Tracheotomy
  • Health Insurance in the United States
  • Anxiolytic Effects of L-theanine – a Component of Green Tea – When Combined With Midazolam, in the Male Sprague-Dawley Rat
  • Journal Course 5: Evaluation of Older Adults
  • Plus: Letters, Books Etc., Education News, School List, and an Index to Volume 77 of the AANA Journal.
October 2009
  • Anesthetic Management of an Obstetric Patient With Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: A Case Study
  • Rescue Ventilation: Resolving a "Cannot Mask Ventilate, Cannot Intubate" Situation During Exchange of a Combitube for a Definitive Airway
  • Attitudes Toward Physician-Nurse Collaboration in Anesthesia
  • Extended-Release Epidural Morphine vs Continuous Peripheral Nerve Block for Management of Postoperative Pain After Orthopedic Knee Surgery: A Retrospective Study
  • Intraosseous Infusion of Blood Products and Epinephrine in an Adult Patient in Hemorrhagic Shock
  • Journal Course 4: Myocardial Infarction and Subsequent Death in a Patient Undergoing Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Plus: Letters, Books, Etc., and State of the Science General and Oral Poster Sessions
August 2009 Journal Cover

August 2009
  • Fire in the Operating Room During Open Heart Surgery: A Case Report
  • Radiation Safety in Fluoroscopy for Neuraxial Injections
  • Frontal Lobe Oxygenation Is Maintained During Hypotension Following Propofol-Fentanyl Anesthesia
  • Hemodynamic Measurement in the Operating Room: A Review of Conventional Measures to Identify Hypovolemia
  • Effects of Anesthetics and Analgesics on Natural Killer Cell Activity
  • Comparison of Inhalation of Isopropyl Alcohol vs Promethazine in the Treatment of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) in Patients Identified as at High Risk for Developing PONV
  • Journal Course 3: New Drug, Fospropofol Disodium: A Propofol Prodrug
  • Plus: Letters; Books, Etc.; Imagining in Time; and Answers to the AANA Journal Course No. 28 Examination
June 2009
  • Nurse Anesthesia Program Requirements for Esophageal/Precordial Stethoscope Earpieces: A Demographic Report
  • Spinal Anesthesia in Preterm Infants Undergoing Herniorrhaphy
  • Anesthetic Management of Acute Subcutaneous Emphysema and Pneumothorax Following a Nuss Procedure: A Case Report
  • Will the Addition of a Sciatic Nerve Block to a Femoral Nerve Block Provide Better Pain Control Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair Surgery?
  • An Update on Sugammadex Sodium
  • Journal Course 2: Semmelweis Revisited: Hand Hygiene and Nosocomial Disease Transmission in the Anesthesia Workstation
  • Plus: Letters; Books, Etc.; Imagining in Time; and a Guest Editorial.
April 2009 Journal Cover
April 2009
  • Bilateral Transversus Abdominis Plane Nerve Blocks for Analgesia Following Cesarean Delivery: Report of 2 Cases
  • α2-Adrenergic Agonists and Their Role in the Prevention of Perioperative Adverse Cardiac Events
  • Preoperative Fluid Bolus and Reduction of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery
  • Anesthetic Considerations for the Patient with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome)
  • New Estimates for CRNA Vacancies
  • Effect of Timing of Fluid Bolus on Reduction of Spinal-Induced Hypotension in Patients Undergoing Elective Cesarean Delivery
  • Journal Course 1: The Cerebral Oximeter: What is the Efficacy?
  • Plus: Letters, Books, Etc., Education News, and AANA Journal Course No. 28 Examination
February 2009
  • Anesthetic Management of a Pregnant Patient With an Automatic Implantable Cardioverter­ Defibrillator: A Case Report
  • Investigation of the Anxiolytic Effects of Lu­teolin, a Lemon Balm Flavonoid in the Male Sprague­-Dawley Rat
  • Acute Hypotension in a Patient Undergoing Posttraumatic Cervical Spine Fusion With Somatosensory and Motor­-Evoked Potential Monitoring While Under Total Intravenous Anesthesia: A Case Report
  • Perceived Deprivation in Active Duty Military Nurse Anesthetists
  • Factors at Admission Associated With 4 Months Outcome in Elderly Patients With Hip Fracture
  • Journal Course 6: Should I Continue or Discontinue That Medication?
  • Plus: Letters; Imagining in Time; Education News; Announcement.

2008

December 2008
  • Comparison of 2 Laryngeal Tracheal Anesthesia Techniques in Reducing Emergence Phenomena
  • Anesthesia in a Child with Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency: A Case Report
  • Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery in an Achondroplastic Dwarf: A Case Report
  • A Successful Partnership to Help Reduce Health Disparities: The Institute for Culturally Competent Care and the Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia/California State University Fullerton
  • Multidisciplinary Management of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy During Repeat Cesarean Delivery: A Case Report
  • Journal Course 5: Implications of Immune Function to Anesthesia Care
  • Plus: Letters; Legal Briefs; Education News; Announcement; School List; Official Council Listings; Index to Volume 76 of the AANA Journal.
October 2008 AANA Journal
October 2008
  • Dexmedetomidine: A Useful Adjunct to Con­sider in Some High-­Risk Situations
  • The Efficacy of Ketorolac as an Adjunct to the Bier Block for Controlling Postoperative Pain Following Nontraumatic Hand and Wrist Surgery
  • Masseter Muscle Rigidity, Elevated Creatine Kinase, and Rhabdomyolysis Following Succinylcholine Administration: A Case Report
  • Journal Course 4: Gender Differences in Pain:
    Does X = Y?
  • Plus: Books, Etc.; Letters; Education News; State of the Science General and Oral Poster Sessions.
August 2008 AANA Journal
August 2008
  • Preliminary Case Series Report: Use of the Laryngeal Mask Airway Fastrach Oral Endotracheal Tube With the Bullard Laryngoscope
  • Methylene Blue for Refractory Hypotension: A Case Report
  • Attrition in Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs as Reported by Program Directors: The Class of 2005
  • Subcutaneous Carbon Dioxide Emphysema Following Laparoscopic Salpingo-Oophorectomy: A Case Report
  • An Educational Curriculum Used to Improve the Knowledge and the Perceptions of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Clinical Educators
  • Journal Course 3: An Emerging Clinical Paradigm: The Cuffed Pediatric Endotracheal Tube
  • Plus: Letters; Books, Etc.; Guest Editorial; Education News; Answers to the AANA Journal Course No. 27
June 2008 
AANA Journal
June 2008
  • Difficult Mask Ventilation in 5-Year-Old Due to Submental Hypertrophic Scar: A Case Report
  • A Field-Expedient Ohmeda Universal Portable Anesthesia Complete Draw-over Vaporizer Setup
  • Inadvertent Discogram During Epidural Steroid Injection: A Case Report
  • Audiovisual Facilitation of Clinical Knowledge: A Paradigm for Dispersed Student Education Based on Paivio’s Dual Coding Theory
  • Anesthetic Management of an Infant Undergoing Radical Nephrectomy for Wilms Tumor: A Case Report
  • Influence of Spinal Needle Orientation During Administration of Subarachnoid Blocks on Discharge Criteria in Same-Day Surgical Patients
  • High-Frequency Jet Ventilation During Radiofrequency Ablation: A Case Report
  • What Keeps Some Program Directors in Their Positions so Long? An Examination of Job Longevity Among Anesthesia Program Directors
  • AANA Journal Course: Update for Nurse Anesthetists—Part 1—Evidence-Based Anesthesia: Fever of Unknown Origin in Parturients and Neuraxial Anesthesia
  • Journal Course 2: Evidence-Based Anesthesia: Fever of Unknown Origin in Parturients and Neuraxial Anesthesia
  • Plus: Letters; Education News; Imagining in Time.

April 2008 AANA Journal
April 2008
  • Nerve Agents: Implications for Anesthesia Providers
  • Intraoperative Detection of Methemoglobinemia in a Patient Given Benzocaine Spray to Relieve Discomfort From a Nasogastric Tube: A Case Report
  • The Effectiveness of 4% Intracuff Lidocaine in Reducing Coughing During Emergence From General Anesthesia in Smokers Undergoing Procedures Lasting Less Than 1.5 Hours
  • A Review of Recent Studies Relating Ligand Diffusion, General Anesthesia, and Sleep
  • The Effects of Chrysin, a Passiflora incarnata Extract, on Natural Killer Cell Activity in Male Sprague-Dawley Rats Undergoing Abdominal Surgery
  • Current Antifibrinolytic Thrapy for Coronary Artery Revascularization
  • Mitral Valve Replacement: A Case Report
  • Journal Course 1: Toward Reducing Perioperative Transfusions
  • Plus: Legal Briefs; Education News; Books, Etc.; AANA Journal Course No. 27 Examination
February 2008 AANA Journal
February 2008
  • Body piercing and airway management: Photo guide to tongue jewelry removal techniques
  • Asystole during laryngoscopy of a patient with pleural and pericardial effusions: A case report
  • CRNA performance using a handheld, computerized, decision-making aid during critical events in a simulated environment: A methodologic inquiry
  • Epidural conduction device fractures and complications of retained fragments
  • Heart block and prolonged Q-Tc interval following muscle relaxant reversal: A case report
  • Investigation of the anxiolytic effects of Linalool, a lavendar extract, in the male Sprague-Dawley rat
  • Suspected amniotic fluid embolism following amniotomy: A case report
  • Journal Course 6: Oxygen: The two-faced elixir of life
  • Plus: Letters, Education News, Books, Etc., Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs to be reviewed during fiscal year 2009.

2007

December 2007 AANA Journal
December 2007
  • Double-lumen endotracheal tube for one-lung ventilation through a fresh tracheostomy stoma: A case report
  • The effectiveness of inhalation isopropyl alcohol versus granisetron for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting
  • Occurrence and removal of a knotted pulmonary artery catheter: A case report
  • The effects of valerian on the time course of emergence from general anesthesia in Sprague-Dawley rats (Rattus norvegicus)
  • Journal Course 5: Transfusion-related acute lung injury
  • Plus: Books and Multimedia of Interest, Education News, List of Recognized Programs by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Official Council Listing, Index to Volume 75 of the AANA Journal
October 2007 AANA Journal Cover
October 2007
  • Airway management in a child with penetrating pharyngeal wall foreign body injury: A case report
  • Evaluation of the anxiolytic effects of chrysin, a Passiflora incarnata extract, in the laboratory rat
  • Predictors of student success in the US Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing
  • Journal Course 4: Life in the balance: The role of serpins in disease genesis and prevention
  • Plus: Letters, Education, State of the Science Oral and Poster Sessions
August 2007 AANA Journal Cover
August 2007
  • A study comparing chloroprocaine with lidocaine for skin infiltration before intravenous catheter insertion
  • Anesthetic management in a pediatric patient with Noonan syndrome, mastocytosis, and von Willebrand disease: A case report
  • Closed claims studies in anesthesia: A literature review and implications for practice
  • Anesthetic implications for surgical correction of scoliosis
  • Journal Course 3: Cyclodextrin introduction to anesthesia practice: Form, function, and application
  • Plus: Education News, Answers to AANA Journal Course No. 26
June 2007 AANA Journal
June 2007
  • A comparison of preoperative airway assessment techniques: The modified Mallampati and the upper lip bite test
  • Risk, benefits and complications of epidural steroid injections: A case report
  • Use of heliox for intraoperative brochospasm: A case report
  • A literature review on anesthetic practice for carotid endarterectomy surgery based on cost, hemodynamic stability, and neurologic status
  • Impact of pseudotumor cerebri (idiopathic intracranial hypertension) in pregnancy: A case report
  • Artificial oxygen carriers: A current review
  • The use of ultrasound for placement of intravenous catheters
  • Journal Course 2: Anesthetic implications for cancer chemotherapy
  • Plus: Letters, Education News, Books and Multimedia of Interest amdImagining in Time.
April 2007 AANA Journal
April 2007
  • The Icarus effect: The influence of diluent warming on dantrolene sodium mixing time
  • Anesthesia "Go Team" for trauma patients: Field based anesthesia
  • The effect of spinal needle design, size, and penetration angle on dural puncture cerebral spinal fluid loss
  • Thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: A case report
  • The PAXpress airway causes more pharyngeal irritation than the reusable laryngeal mask airway
  • Spinal anesthesia for abdominoplasty with liposuction: A case report
  • Journal Course 1: The esophageal-tracheal double-lumen airway: Rescue for the difficult airway
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs, Books and Multimedia of Interest, Imagining in Time and AANA Journal Course No. 26 Examination and Evaluation.
February 2007 Journal Cover
February 2007
  • A comparative analysis of isopropyl alcohol and ondansetron in the treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting from the hospital setting to the home
  • Meclizine in combination with ondansetron for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in a high-risk population
  • Myocardial ischemia in the postanesthesia care unit: A case report
  • The Washington State nurse anesthetist workforce: A case study
  • Evidence-based management assessment of return on investment from anesthesia information management systems
  • Anesthetic care of the trauma patient: Development of a web-based resource
  • Current literature questions the routine use of low-dose dopamine
  • Journal Course 6: Perioperative care of patients with cerebral palsy
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Education News, Letters, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs to be Reviewed During Fiscal Year 2008.

2006

December 2006 AANA Journal
December 2006
  • Awake intubation using fast-track laryngeal mask airway as an alternative to fiberoptic bronchoscopy
  • A published student journal: Effect on graduate students of nurse anesthesia
  • Lethal aortic dissection in a 33-week parturient: A case report
  • Journal Course 5: Ludwig angina: Forewarned is forearmed
  • Plus: Education News, Letters, State of the Science Oral and Poster Sessions: Part 2, List of Recognized Programs by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, and Index to Volume 74.
October 2006 Journal Cover
October 2006
  • Brief laboratory report: Surgical drape flammability
  • New drug sugammadex: A selective relaxant binding agent
  • Nurse anesthetists as university faculty
  • Vocal cord dysfunction: A case report
  • Journal Course 4: Itching, the "little" big problem as an orphan symptom
  • Plus: Imagining in Time, Books and Multimedia of Interest, State of the Science Oral and Poster Sessions, Part 1.
August 2006 Journal Cover
August 2006
  • Airway management: A patient with Madelung disease
  • Supply, demand, and equilibrium in the market for CRNAs
  • Aspirated bezoar in a pediatric patient: A case report
  • Labor epidural anesthetics comparing loss of resistance with air versus saline: Does the choice matter?
  • Journal Course 3: Aortic stenosis: A review
  • Plus: Answers to the AANA Journal Course No. 25 Examination, Books and Multimedia of Interest, Imagining in Time, Guest Editorial, Education News.
June 2006 AANA Journal Cover
June 2006
  • Isoproterenol-induced elevated bispectral indexes while undergoing radiofrequency ablation: A case report
  • Comparison of two approaches to brachial plexus anesthesia for proximal upper extremity surgery: Interscalene and intersternocleidomastoid
  • Unintended subdural injection: A complication of epidural anesthesia–A case report
  • Assigning surgical cases with regional anesthetic blocks to anesthetists and operating rooms based on operating room efficiency
  • Anesthesia concerns for children with tuberous sclerosis
  • Medical therapy to reduce perioperative cardiac complications
  • Journal Course 2: Eisenmenger syndrome: An anesthetic conundrum
  • Plus: Books and Multimedia of Interest and Imagining in Time.
April 2006 Journal Cover
April 2006
  • Perioperative beta blockade in noncardiac surgery: A review of the literature
  • Pollution of ambient air by volatile anesthetics: A comparison of 4 anesthetic management techniques
  • The effect of transdermal scopolamine on the incidence and severity of postoperative nausea and vomiting in a group of high-risk patients given prophylactic intravenous ondansetron
  • Anesthetic implications for patients receiving exogenous corticosteroids
  • Thoracic endovascular stent graft placement: A case report
  • Journal Course 1: The neurobiology of the human febrile response
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Imagining in Time, Education News, Books and Multimedia of Interest, AANA Journal Course No. 25 Examination
February 2006 AANA Journal
February 2006
  • The Universal Oxygen Connector
  • Converting from an endotracheal tube to tracheostomy: Description of a proposed alternative approach
  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: A case report
  • Gorham disease: An intraoperative case study
  • The role of COX-2 inhibitors in the perioperative setting: Efficacy and safety—A systematic review
  • Journal Course 6: Migraine development, treatments, research advances, and anesthesia implications
  • Plus: Books and Multimedia of Interest, Legal Briefs, Education News, Guest Editorial: Professional standards and public accountability, COA Programs to be Reviewed in Fiscal Year 2007.

2005

December 2005 Journal Cover
December 2005
  • Effects of preincisional ketamine treatment on natural killer cell activity and postoperative pain management after oral maxillofacial surgery
  • Hyperkalemia-induced residual neuromuscular blockade: A case report
  • A study of occupational stress, scope of practice, and collaboration in nurse anesthetists practicing in anesthesia care team settings
  • Journal Course 5: Anesthetic considerations for patients with amyloidosis
  • Plus: Books and Multimedia of Interest, Legal Briefs, List of Recognized Programs by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Official Council Listing, Index to Volume 73 of the AANA Journal, and State of the Science Oral and Poster Sessions: Part 2
October 2005 Journal Cover
October 2005
  • The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist: Occupational responsibilities, perceived stressors, coping strategies, and work relationships
  • Dexmedetomidine as a sole sedating agent with local anesthesia in a high-risk patient for axillofemoral bypass graft: A case report
  • SNOMED CT: Electronic health record enhances anesthesia patient safetyA national survey of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists' knowledge, beliefs, and assessment of herbal supplements in the anesthesia setting
  • Journal Course 4: Acupressure and postoperative nausea and vomiting
  • Plus: Letters, Imagining in Time, Education News, and State of the Science Oral and Poster Sessions: Part I
August 2005 Journal Cover
August 2005
  • Haloperidol: An alternative butyrophenone for nausea and vomiting prophylaxis in anesthesia
  • Pressure-support ventilation and diaphragm shortening in the rat model
  • Cardiac arrest under anesthesia in a pediatric patient with Williams syndrome: A case report
  • Journal Course 3: Neuroprotective effects of thiopental, propofol, and etomidate
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs, Imagining in Time, Education News, and Answers to the AANA Journal Course No. 24 Examination
June 2005 Journal Cover 
June 2005
  • Anesthesia information management systems
  • Suspected pharyngoesophageal perforation after a difficult intubation: A case report
  • Assessing the degree of involvement of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists in airway management and trauma stabilization in rural hospitals
  • Are patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome appropriate candidates for the ambulatory surgical center?
  • Use of a remifentanil and propofol combination in outpatients to facilitate rapid discharge home
  • Insertion of a folded laryngeal mask airway around a palatal torus
  • Journal Course 2: An overview of multiple sclerosis and implications for anesthesia
  • Plus: Letters, Guest Editorial
April 2005 Journal Cover
April 2005
  • Fire in the operating room during tracheotomy: A case report
  • Anesthetic considerations for patients with Down syndrome
  • Suctioning of an electromyographic endotracheal tube: A case report
  • An anesthesia provider's perspective of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
  • The effect of Pencan needle orientation on spinal anesthesia outcomes
  • Journal Course 1: Arrhythmia management devices and electromagnetic interference
  • Plus: Education News and AANA Journal Course No. 24 Examination
February 2005 Journal Cover
February 2005
  • The use of a computer website prior to scheduled surgery (a pilot study): Impact on patient information, acquisition, anxiety level, and overall satisfaction with anestheia care
  • Sevoflurane administration in status asthmaticus: A case report
  • Novel pharmacological approaches for the antagonism of neuromuscular blockade
  • Alkaptonuric ochronosis: A case report
  • Effects of hypothermia and shivering on standard PACU monitoring of patients
  • Anesthetic management of a patient with a mediastinal foregut duplication cyst: A case report
  • Journal Course 6: The long-term use of opiates for pain control: Laputa revisited?
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs, Education News, COA Programs to be Reviewed in Fiscal Year 2006, Guest Editorial

2004

December 2004 Journal Cover
December 2004
  • Local block for postoperative knee arthroscopy pain management: A retrospective study
  • Ruptured arteriovenous malformation and subarachnoid hemorrhage during emergent cesarean delivery: A case report
  • Use of the LMA Classic to secure the airway of a premature neonate with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome: A case report
  • State of the Science Oral and Poster Sessions, Part 2
  • Journal Course 5: The SLAM Emergency Airway Flowchart: A new guide for advanced airway practitioners
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs, Education News, List of Recognized Programs by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Official Council Listing, Revised Fiscal Year 2005 Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Scheduled for Onsite Reviews, Index to Volume 72 of the AANA Journal
October 2004 AANA Journal Cover
October 2004
  • Diagnosis and treatment of negative pressure pulmonary edema in a pediatric patient: A case report
  • Analgesia and effectiveness of levobupivacaine compared with ropivacaine in patients undergoing an axillary brachial plexus block.
  • The use of the laryngeal mask airway with mechanical positive pressure ventilation
  • Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion during general anesthesia: A case report
  • The risks of blood transfusions and the shortage of supply leads to the quest for blood substitutes
  • State of the Science Oral and Poster Sessions, Part 1
  • Journal Course 4: Preoperative cardiac evaluation
  • Plus: Letters, Education News
August 2004 AANA Journal Cover
August 2004
  • Anesthetic management of a difficult airway in a patient with epidermolysis bullosa: A case report
  • Arterial cannulation: A critical review
  • The addition of clonidine to bupivacaine in combined femoral-sciatic nerve block for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Childhood airway manifestations of lymphangioma: A case report
  • Visual loss as a complication of non-ophthalmologic surgery: A review of the literature
  • Journal Course 3: Update for nurse anesthetists -- Eliminating surgical fires: A team approach
  • Plus: Letters, Books and Multimedia of Interest, Legal Briefs
June 2004 AANA Journal Cover
June 2004
  • Rural nurse anesthesia practice: A pilot study
  • Use of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest following ventricular laceration: A case report
  • Stunning the neural nexus: Mechanisms of general anesthesia
  • Acute hypoxemia after repositioning of patient: A case report
  • An evaluation of anesthesia patient satisfaction instruments
  • Using liquid ventilation to improve lung function in patients with respiratory distress syndrome: A comprehensive review of the literature
  • Journal Course 2: -- Update for nurse anesthetists -- Anticoagulation and spinal and epidural anesthesia
  • Plus: Books and Multimedia of Interest, Legal Briefs
April 2004
  • The critical airway, rescue ventilation and the Combitube:
    Part 2
  • Postoperative respiratory depression and unresponsiveness following epidural opiate administration: A case report
  • Ondansetron versus dolasetron: A comparison study in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing gynecological procedures
  • Journal Course 1: -- Update for nurse anesthetists -- The Starling resistor: A model for explaining and treating obstructive sleep apnea
  • Journal Course Examination and Evaluation #23
  • Plus: Guest Editorial, Legal Briefs, Letters, Books and Multimedia of Interest, Imagining in Time and Education News
February 2004
  • Distribution of US anesthesia providers and services
  • The critical airway, rescue ventilation, and the Combitube:
    Part 1
  • A report on the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists 2001 Professional Practice Analysis
  • Intraoperative thyroid storm: A case report
  • Effect of needle size on success of transarterial axillary block
  • Journal Course 6: -- Update for nurse anesthetists -- Rave drugs: Pharmacological considerations
  • Plus: Books and Multimedia of Interest, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs to be Reviewed During Fiscal Year 2005

2003

December 2003
  • A theory of inhaled anesthetic action by disruption of ligand diffusion chreodes
  • Anesthetic management for the placement of a fully implantable heart: A case report
  • A comparison of endotracheal tube cuff pressures using estimation techniques and direct intracuff measurement
  • Journal Course 5: -- Update for nurse anesthetists -- Epidural analgesia using loss of resistance with air versus saline: Does it make a difference? Should we reevaluate our practice?
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Books and Multimedia of Interest, List of Recognized Programs by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Official Council Listings, Index to Volume 71 of the AANA Journal.


October 2003
  • The AANA Foundation Closed Malpractice Claims Study on nerve injuries during anesthesia care
  • Uterine rupture in a primigravid patient and anesthetic implications: A case report
  • Acupuncture and pain: A review of the literature
  • Late postpartum eclampsia coincident with postdural puncture headache: A case report
  • Awareness under general anesthesia
  • State of the Science Oral and Poster Sessions: Part 1
  • Journal Course 4: -- Update for nurse anesthetists -- Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
  • Plus: Education News and Books and Multimedia of Interest


August 2003
  • Variability in the American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification Scale
  • The use of simulation to demonstrate hemodynamic response to varying degrees of intrapulmonary shunt
  • Laryngeal mask anesthesia in children: A case report
  • Accessing the living laboratory: Trigger films as an aid to developing, enabling, and assessing anesthesia clinical instructors
  • Parental presence during pediatric anesthetic inductions
  • Journal Course 3: -- Update for nurse anesthetists -- Aspiration prophylaxis: Is it time for changes in our practice?
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Letters, Answers to the AANA Journal Course No. 22 Examination
June 2003
  • The role of the nurse anesthetist in the planning of postoperative pain management
  • Severe intraoperative hyponatremia in a patient scheduled for elective hysteroscopy: A case report
  • Do nurse anesthetists demonstrate gender bias in treating pain? A national survey using a standardized pain model
  • Management of postoperative pain after T6 corpectomy: Use of epidural bupivacaine and sufentanil -- A case report
  • Comparison of the effects of propofol versus thiopental induction on postoperative outcomes following surgical procedures longer than 2 hours
  • Transesophageal echocardiography as an alternative for the assessment of the trauma and critical care patient
  • Journal Course 2: -- Update for nurse anesthetists -- Parkinson disease
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Imagining in Time, Education News, and Books and Multimedia of Interest
April 2003
  • Surgical mortality and type of anesthesia provider
  • Suspected methemoglobinemia following awake intubation: One possible effect of benzocaine topical anesthesia -- A case report
  • Anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy: A review of the literature with latest management and outcome data
  • Comparison of inhaled isopropyl alcohol and intravenous ondansetron for treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting
  • Journal Course 1: Update for nurse anesthetists -- Antiemetic prophylaxis: Pharmacology and therapeutics
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Imagining in Time, Guest Editorial, Education News, Books and Multimedia of Interest, AANA Journal Course No. 22 Examination
February 2003
  • Acute congestive heart failure after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A case report
  • A comparison of tubocurarine, rocuronium, and cisatracurium in the prevention and reduction of succinylcholine-induced muscle fasciculations
  • A teaching tool in spinal anesthesia
  • Anesthetic implications of necrotizing fasciitis
  • Hand ischemia associated with profound hypotension and radial artery catheterization in a pediatric patient: A case report
  • The frequency of respiratory failure in patients with morbid obesity undergoing gastric bypass
  • An evaluation of the histological effects of intra-articular methadone in the canine model.
  • Journal Course 6: Update for nurse anesthetists -- Cancer: New therapies and new approaches to recurring problems
  • Plus: Letters, Education News, and the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs to be Reviewed During Fiscal Year 2004

2002

December 2002
  • The effects of spinal anesthesia vs epidural anesthesia on 3 potential postoperative complications: Pain, urinary retention, and mobility following inguinal herniorrhaphy
  • The effect of spinal introducer needle use on postoperative back pain
  • Massive subcutaneous emphysema and hypercarbia: Complications of carbon dioxide absorption during extraperitoneal and intraperitoneal laparoscopic surgery -- Case studies
  • Nurse anesthesia research: A follow-up study
  • Assessing the authenticity of the human simulation experience in anesthesiology
  • Journal Course 5: Update for nurse anesthesia -- Gender and pain
  • Plus: Letters, Guest Editorial, List of Recognized Educational Programs by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Official Council Listings and Index to Volume 70
October 2002
  • The perceived influence of financial risk factors on the viability of nurse anesthesia educational programs
  • A comparison of rocuronium and lidocaine for the prevention of postoperative myalgia after succinylcholine administration
  • Chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease and its effect on laryngeal visualization and intubation: A case report
  • Costs and risks of weekend anesthesia staffing at 6 independently managed surgical suites
  • The process of evaluating and regulating a new drug: Phases of a drug study
  • A study of clinical decision making by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
  • Journal Course 4: Update for nurse anesthetists -- Functional residual capacity: The human windbag
    (Editor's Note: Figure 3 was published in Foundations of Anesthesia: Basic and Clinical Sciences, Papadakos P, Chapter 49, Artificial ventilation, pp. 507-514, Hemmings HC and Hopkins PM, eds, 2000, by permission of the publisher Mosby. Copyright Elsevier, 2002. Reprinted with permission.)
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs and Education News
August 2002
  • Assessment of postanesthesia short-term quality of life: A pilot study
  • Use of the Cook airway exchange catheter in "bridging" the potentially difficult extubation: A case report
  • Newly graduated nurse anesthetists' experiences and views on anesthesia nursing -- A phenomenographic study
  • Boerhaave syndrome: A case report
  • Use of a simple forearm tourniquet as an adjunct to an intravenous regional block
  • Journal Course 3: Update for nurse anesthetists -- Etiology, mechanisms, and anesthesia implications of autoimmune myasthenia gravis
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Education News, Answers to the AANA Journal Course No. 21 Examination and more!
June 2002
  • CRNA-conducted research: Is it being done?
  • Continuous spinal anesthesia for cesarean section for a morbidly obese parturient patient: A case report
  • A synthesis of the Australian Patient Safety Foundation Anesthesia Incident Monitoring Study, the American Society of Anesthesiologists Closed Claims Project, and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Closed Claims Study
  • Is there postoperative evidence of implicit learning following aural stimuli at moderate hypnotic BIS levels during general anesthesia?
  • Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: A case report
  • Nurse anesthesia students' perceptions of the anesthesia patient simulator: A qualitative study
  • Journal Course 2: Update for nurse anesthetists -- A common sense approach to hypothermia
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs and Education News
April 2002
  • The AANA Foundation Closed Malpractice Claims Study: Obstetric anesthesia
  • Living related kidney transplantation in a 15-year-old patient with type I hyperoxaluria: A case report
  • Meta-analysis of the effectiveness of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in a standardized pain model
  • A follow-up survey of the use of complementary and alternative medicines by surgical patients
  • Use of Bullard laryngoscope in the adult patient with epiglottitis: A case report
  • Journal Course 1: Perioperative considerations in major orthopedic trauma: Pelvic and long bone fractures
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs, Books and Multimedia of Interest, Journal Course 21 Examination
February 2002
  • Diagnosis and treatment of tension pneumothorax under anesthesia: A case report
  • The morphine-sparing effect of metoclopramide on postoperative laparoscopic tubal ligation patients
  • Prevalence of and reasons for preoperative tobacco use
  • Safety in the use of compressed air versus oxygen for the ophthalmic patient
  • Herbal medicines and possible anesthesia interactions
  • Microbial growth on the anesthesia machine
  • The use of nalmefene for intrathecal opioid-associated nausea in postpartum patients
  • Journal Course 6: A pathway toward safer anesthesia: Stereochemical advances
  • Plus: Legal Briefs and Education News

2001

December 2001
  • Preinduction Activities: A Closed Malpractice Claims Perspective
  • The Analgesic Effects of Subhypnotic Doses of Propofol in Human Volunteers with Experimentally Induced Tourniquet Pain
  • The Connell Airway: A Feasibility Study
  • The BIS Monitor: A Review and Technology Assessment
  • Journal Course 5: Thermoregulation: Anesthetic and Perioperative Concerns
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Books and Multimedia of Interest, Education News, List of Recognized Educational Programs by Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, and Official Council Listings
October 2001
  • Preventable Adverse Patient Outcomes: A Closed Claims Analysis of Respiratory Incidents
  • Anesthesia in a Child with Rett Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review
  • Transient Radiculopathy after 5% lidocaine or 0.75% Bupivacaine Spinal Anesthesia in 3 Surgical Positions
  • Analysis of Noteworthy Indicators on the Anesthesia Record: A Prospective, Multiregional Study
  • Journal Course 4: Latex Allergy: Are you at risk?
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs, Books and Multimedia of Interest, and Education News
August 2001
  • Mode of Delivery Following Labor Epidural Analgesia: Influence of Ropivacaine and Bupivacaine
  • Learning from a Nurse Anesthetist Perspective: A Qualitative Study
  • New Advances in the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease: Focus on Perioperative Significance
  • Modified Rapid-sequence Induction of Anesthesia: A Survey of Current Clinical Practice
  • Data-driven Practice Improvement: The AANA Foundation Closed Malpractice Claims Study
  • Journal Course 3: Asthma: An Anesthetic Update
  • Plus: Education News, Books and Multimedia of Interest, and Answers to the AANA Journal Course No. 20 Examination
June 2001
  • 1% Lidocaine Injection, EMLA Cream, or "Numby Stuff" for Topical Analgesia Associated with Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
  • The Impact of Nalmefene on Side Effects due to Intrathecal Morphine at Cesarean Section
  • Undisclosed Port-wine Stain — Anesthetic Implications and Psychosocial Considerations: A Case Report
  • Amputation and Phantom Limb Pain: A Pain-prevention Model
  • Assessing Pain Responses During General Anesthesia
  • Journal Course 2: Preemptive Analgesia Applied to Postoperative Pain Management
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Education News, and Books and Multimedia of Interest
April 2001
  • The Addition of Interscalene Block to General Anesthesia for Patients Undergoing Open Shoulder Procedures
  • Cost Analysis in Vitrectomy: Monitored Anesthesia Care and General Anesthesia
  • Anesthetic Implications in Epidermolysis Bullosa Dystrophica
  • Relative Value Guide Basic Units in Operating Room Scheduling to Ensure Compliance with Anesthesia Group Policies for Surgical Procedures Performed at Each Anesthetizing Location.
  • Journal Course 1:The Hazards of Surgical Smoke
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs, Books and Multimedia of Interest, and AANA Journal Course No. 20 —Examination Information, Update for Nurse Anesthetists
February 2001
  • Reducing Anxiety in Parents Before and During Pediatric Anesthesia Induction
  • Evaluation of Word Associations as a Reliable Postoperative Indicator of Implicit Memory Formation During the Intraoperative Period
  • Military and Civilian Penetrating Eye Trauma: Anesthetic Implications
  • Prevention of Vomiting After General Anesthesia for Pediatric Ophthalmic Surgery
  • The Prevalence of Visible and/or Occult Blood on Anesthesia and Monitoring Equipment
  • Anesthetic Implications of a Partial Molar Pregnancy and Associated Complications
  • A Comparison of Motor Block Between Ropivacaine and Bupivacaine for Continuous Labor Epidural Analgesia
  • Journal Course 6: Full-Body Patient Simulation Technology: Gaining Experience Using a Malignant Hyperthermia Model
  • Plus: Guest Editorial, Legal Briefs, and Imagining in Time

2000

December 2000
  • Preanesthesia Detection of Equipment Faults by Anesthesia Providers at an Academic Hospital: Comparison of Standard Practice and a New Electronic Checklist
  • Dislocation of the Mandible: A Case Report
  • Faculty Perceptions of Characteristics Needed for Clinical Success at Military Nurse Anesthesia Programs
  • Assessment of Blood Pressure Discrepancies in Third-Trimester Hypertensive Gravidas
  • Journal Course 5: Update for Nurse Anesthetists
    Intraoperative Fluid Management for the Pediatric Surgical Patient
  • Plus: Letters, Imagining in Time, Management Briefs, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs to be Reviewed During Fiscal Year 2002, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, and the Index to Volume 68 of the AANA Journal
October 2000
  • The Effect of Nitrous Oxide on Laryngeal Mask Cuff Pressure
  • Anesthetic Implications of Subacute Left Ventricular Rupture Following Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Case Report
  • Newer Trends in Monitoring: The Esophageal Doppler Monitor
  • The Dose-related Effects of Bolus Esmolol on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Following Laryngoscopy and Intubation
  • Acute Circulatory and Respiratory Collapse in Obstetrical Patients: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
  • A Comparison of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Types
  • Journal Course 4: The Ruddy Globule: The Erythrocyte—Its Biology, Chemistry and Functional Variations
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Books of Interest, and Poster Session Topics and Presenters at the 6th World Congress for Nurse Anesthetists/Chicago 2000 Annual Meeting.
August 2000 Journal Cover
August 2000
  • Anesthesia for Cesarean Section for Achondroplastic Dwarf: A Case Report
  • Massive Blood Transfusion Therapy
  • Patient Perceptions of the Importance of Maintaining Preoperative NPO Status
  • Perioperative Monitoring With the Electroencephalogram and the Bispectral Index Monitor
  • Does Ketorolac Produce Preemptive Analgesic Effects in Laparoscopic Ambulatory Surgery Patients?
  • Journal Course 3: Low Molecular Weight Heparin: Pharmacology and Regional Anesthetic Implications
  • Plus: Letters, Legal Briefs, Education News, and Answers to the AANA Journal Course No. 19 Examination.
June 2000 Journal Cover
June 2000
  • Hemorrhage After the Preoperative use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Case Report
  • Laryngoscope Handles: A Potential for Infection
  • Bilateral Tension Pneumothorax During Jet Ventilation: A Case Report
  • CRNA Awareness and Experience with DNR Orders
  • Xenon: Anesthesia for the 21st Century
  • Journal Course 2: Refrigerated Anesthesia-related Medications
  • Plus: Legal Briefs and Guest Editorials


April 2000
  • Comparing the Effects of Stress and Relationship Style on Student and Practicing Nurse Anesthetists
  • Dental Guards: Helpful or Hazards?
  • An Investigation of the Effect of 2 Sedation Regimens on Patient Mood State Following Upper Extremity Surgery Using Local Anesthesia
  • An Update on Cystic Fibrosis and Implications for Anesthesia
  • Induction Pain Perception After Premedication With Propofol vs Lidocaine: A Pilot Study
  • Do Oxygen-enriched Atmospheres Exist Beneath Surgical Drapes and Contribute to Fire Hazard Potential in the Operating Room?
  • Journal Course 1: Transient Neurologic Symptoms and Spinal Anesthesia
  • Plus: Books and Multimedia of Interest, Legal Briefs, Education News, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs to be Reviewed During Fiscal Year 2001, and AANA Journal Course No. 19 Examination Information

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February 2000
  • Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines by Surgical Patients
  • Statistical Method Using Operating Room Information System Data to Determine Anesthetist Weekend Call Requirements
  • Determining Staffing Requirements for a Second Shift of Anesthetists by Graphical Analysis of Data From Operating Room Information Systems
  • Comparison of 4 Analgesic Agents for Venipuncture
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury From Intravenous Cannulation: A Case Report
  • Influence of Whitacre Spinal Needle Orifice Direction on the Level of Sensory Blockade
  • Journal Course 6: Anesthesia for the Ruptured Globe
  • Plus: Legal Briefs, Practice Issues, and Reimbursement News

 

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