April 1988, AANA Journal

Table of Contents

Legal Briefs
By Gene A. Blumenreich, JD
Nurse anesthetists and prescriptive authority
Print version: 1988;56(2):91-93.
Washington Scene
By Richard E. Verville, JD
The second session of the 100th Congress: The President's new legislative and budget proposals
Print version: 1988;56(2):94-96.
Guest Editorial
By Roma Lee Taunton, RN, PhD
Developing research-based articles for publication
Print version: 1988;56(2):101-103.
General anesthesia for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
By Mary Katherine Moyer, CRNA, CCRN, MS
John P. O'Gara, MD
Larry E. Burrus, CRNA
The authors report their experience with 200 patients undergoing general anesthesia for lithotripsy.
Print version: 1988;56(2):121-126.
Recovery characteristics following antagonism of vecuronium with edrophonium, neostigmine and pyridostigmine
By Maj. Joseph Yungbluth, CRNA, MHS
Maj. Jill D. Henry, CRNA, MHS
Maj. Kathleen McAnallen, CRNA, MHS
Capt. Donald T. Albee, Jr., CRNA, MHS
The authors report on their experience with vecuronium-induced neuromuscular blocks in 42 patients.
Print version: 1988;56(2):127-133.
AANA Journal Course: Advanced scientific concepts: Update for nurse anesthetists – Part VII – Applied technology: A basis for patient safety
By Linda M. Huffinan, CRNA, BA
In this the seventh chapter of the AANA Journal Update Course, the author explores the relationship among human beings, machine systems and monitors as the basis for patient safety regarding anesthesia. Such areas as human engineering and machine design, information processing, data collection and interpretation, decision making and problem solving, and components of today's anesthesia workstation are examined in detail.
Print version: 1988;56(2):137-152.
A case study: Anesthesia for pheochromocytoma
By Norman A. Shepple, CRNA, BSN
Pheochromocytoma may stimulate a hypertensive syndrome; its recognition is important because of possible serious anesthetic problems if its diagnosis is missed prior to surgery.
Print version: 1988;56(2):169-172.
AANA Journal Course No. 7 Examination
Advanced scientific concepts: Update for nurse anesthetists
Print version: 1988;56(2):173-179.
A new device for keeping IV fluids warm
Print version: 1988;56(2):180.
General and subscription Information
Print version: 1988;56(2):90.
Index to advertisers
Print version: 1988;56(2):184.
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