April 1980, AANA Journal

Table of Contents

A Survey of Nurse Anesthetists-1977 A condensed review: Part II- Conducted by the Council on Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Edited by Frank T. Maziarski, MS, CRNA
Tabulated by Health Information Services, Inc.
Where the profession is headed: The responses of nurse anethetists pertaining to areas of practice, training, continuing education, responsibilities, and the milieu in which anesthetists work.
Print version: 1980;48(2):124-132.
Pulmonary physiology and the anesthetist- Part II
By Glenn W. Geelhoed, MD, FA CS
The second of a three-part series on pulmonary physiology discusses postoperative pulmonary problems, stressing preventative measures.
Print version: 1980;48(2):133-138.
Adrenergic receptors: Anatomy, physiology, and pharmacological interactions
By Sandra M. Maree, BS, CRNA
A review of the peripheral autonomic nervous system, with special emphasis given to the neurotransmitter and the adrenergic receptor site.
Print version: 1980;48(2):139-146.
Multiple trauma: Problematic issues for the anesthetist
By Paula Bunker, CRNA
The anesthetic management of unique problems encountered with trauma victims, as compared to elective surgical patients, is discussed.
Print version: 1980;48(2):147-151.
Use of the peripheral nerve stimulator
By Richard ]. Jones, MD
Procedures for assessing the patient's degree of muscle relaxation are evaluated.
Print version: 1980;48(2):152-154.
More about the Federation of Specialty Nursing Organizations and the American Nurses' Association.
Print version: 1980;48(2):113.
News & Views
Print version: 1980;48(2):92,116.
A case study: The enzymatic function of cholinesterase in the hydrolysis of succinyldicholine
By Michael Wujcik, CRNA
A patient with an atypical pseudocholinesterase trait who exhibited a prolonged response to succinyldicholine is studied.
Print version: 1980;48(2):155-157.
Insurance Report
By Janessa L. A lthouse, BSN, MA
AANA Loss Control Specialist
RX: Loss control-The preanesthetic checklist.
Print version: 1980;48(2):158-159.
Legal Briefs
By William R. Kucera, JD
AANA Legal Counsel
Imputed negligence: The captain of the ship is sinking.
Print version: 1980;48(2):162-164.
Washington Scene
By Richard E. Verville
AANA Washington Consultant
The progress of Nurse Training Act legislation on Capitol Hill.
Print version: 1980;48(2):177-180.
Print version: 1980;48(2):185-186.
Book Reviews
Print version: 1980;48(2):169-171.
General and subscription information
Print version: 1980;48(2):88.
Index to advertisers
Print version: 1980;48(2):188.​
Volume 48 , Number 2
ISSN 0094-6354
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