August 1986, AANA Journal

Table of Contents

Research in Action - From the 52nd AANA Annual Meeting
Use of fentanyl markedly increases nausea and vomiting in gynecological short stay patients
By Nancy J. Gaskey, CRNA, PhD
Lori Ferriero, CRNA, BS
Lynn Pournaras, CRNA, BS
Johnette Seecof, CRNA
Print version: 1986;54(4):309-311.
By Charles A. Griffis, CRNA, MS
End-tidal C02 monitoring by infrared spectroscopy or mass spectrometry represents an increasingly popular mode of intraoperative patient assessment; this article examines the respiratory physiology and physics principles underlying such monitoring and the interpretation of the useful data subsequently gained by the anesthetist.
Print version: 1986;54(4):312-318.
By Kenneth Forrester, CRNA, BSA, BSN
The author examines the history and pathophysiology of sickle cell anemia, along with the anesthetic implications.
Print version: 1986;54(4):319-324.
Computer applications in anesthesia; Humane usage of animals in research
Print version: 1986;54(4):284-285.
By Richard E. Verville, JD
The Medicare fast track
Print version: 1986;54(4):286-288.
By Betsy L. Wolf, JD
Hospital regulations: Potential evidence of negligence
Print version: 1986;54(4):306-308.
By George P. Haag, CRNA, PhD, COL, USA, AN
Jeffery M. Beutler, C'RNA, MS
Part III of this 1986-87 Journal Course discusses critical incidents in anesthesia as they relate to potential anesthetic mishaps. The knowledge derived from reviewing critical incidents can assist the anesthesia practitioner in developing strategies for decreasing the frequency of anesthetic mishaps.
Print version: 1986;54(4):345-351.
By Ruth E. Long, CRNA
John Henery Pfifferling, PhD
The authors' purpose in presenting this article is to raise the awareness of nurse anesthetists about skills and behaviors that tend to promote healthful life styles among nurses.
Print version: 1986;54(4):357-360.
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Print version: 1986;54(4):448.
Nitrous oxide as an adjunct to local anesthesia: A study
By Edward P. Dutkiewics, CRNA
This article focuses on the advantages of using nitrous oxide anesthesia for day  care or ambulatory surgery.
Print version: 1986;54(4):325-328.
Volume 54 , Number 4
ISSN 0094-6354
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