Table of Contents
Ambulatory surgery: The future is now
By Bernard V. Wetchler, MD
Today, about 25% of all surgeries performed nationwide are ambulatory. The author explains the four program models employed plus the important role that anesthesia plays.
Print version: 1986;54(2):121-125.
Venous air embolism during anesthesia for maxillary sinus Irrigation By Sheree Boyle, CRNA, BSNRebecca Ockerman, CRNACharles R. Barton, CRNA, BAJohn R. McVey, MD
In addition to the case and literature review, the authors also present the means of diagnosis, the pathophysiology, and recommended treatment of venous air embolus.Print version:
Post-dural puncture cephalgia
By Frederick C. Hill, Jr., CRNA, LT, USN, NC
The author discusses the cause, symptoms, prevention and treatment of post-dural puncture cephalgia.
Print version: 1986;54(2):144-147.
The effects of acidosis on cardiovascular function
By Lynette A. Jeffers, CRNA
A review of the effects of acidosis on the cardiovascular system and considerations for the anesthetist dealing with acid-base imbalances.
Print version: 1986;54(2):148-150.
Letters to the editor
The liability of the surgeon revisited; more about the endotracheal tube-stethoscopePrint version:
Legal Briefs By Betsy L. Wolf, JD
A look at the Worthy
case of Georgia.Print version:
Washington Scene By Richard E. Verville, JD
Medicare amendments of 1986 and 1987.Print version:
Research in Action - From the 52nd AANA Annual Meeting
Self esteem in nurse anesthesia trainees: A national study.
Print version: 1986;54(2):151.
AANA Journal Course: Quality assurance - Part I: The pieces of the puzzle By James D. Vail, CRNA, DNScMary-Ellen Jacobs, CRNA, DNSc
Part I of this 1986-87 AANA Journal
Course introduces the concept of quality assurance (QA) by defining the term, sketching a brief history of the QA movement, and providing an overview of the QA process. The authors provide extensive examples of standards and criteria that relate to anesthesia.Print version:
Index to advertisers
Print version: 1986;54(2):184.