August 1989, AANA Journal

Table of Contents

Legal Briefs
By Gene A. Blumenreich, JD
An update on subjects covered in previous columns.
Print version: 1989;57(4):303-305.
Washington Scene
By Richard E. Verville, JD
CRNA fee schedule proposal advances House Ways and Means Committee.
Print version: 1989;57(4):306-309.
Introducing an anesthesia headboard; more on preventing
succinylcholine myalgia.
Print version: 1989;57(4):310.
By Linda M. Huffman, CRNA, BA
Understanding flow is important when monitoring respiratory gases.
Print version: 1989;57(4):311-312.
Cost savings associated with flow anesthesia
By Kenneth A. Forrester, CRNA, MS
Routine usage of the low flow anesthetic technique has been limited; however its utilization can be expected to decrease anesthetic agent costs by 25-50%.
Print version: 1989;57(4):329-334.
Practice pattern profiles of anesthesia health care providers-Part I
By Rodney C. Lester, CRNA, PhD
William A. Thomson, PhD
Based on the results of an extensive survey, the authors compare the practice pattern profiles of CRNAs and anesthesiologists.
Print version: 1989;57(4):335-339.
Pheochromocytoma: The use of labetalol hydrochloride for management of Intraoperative effects of circulating catecholamines
By Patrick A. Pinder, CRNA
This article encompasses a case believed to be the first in the United States of the reported intraoperative use of labetalol hydrochloride as the sole antihypertensive agent for a patient with pheochromocytoma.
Print version: 1989;57(4):340-343.
A senior nursing elective in nurse anesthesia: A unique independent experience
By Ann D. Hollberbach, RN, MN
Larry L. Hilton, CRNA, MHS
The authors describe a senior nursing elective in nurse anesthesia based on a program initiated at their institution in 1975.
Print version: 1989;57(4):344-348.
The anesthetic management of a patient with Intravascular coagulation with fibrinolysis: A case study
By Marianne Zabinski Powers, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN
This case encompasses the importance of identifying intravascular coagulation early in its course and the important role the CRNA plays in the subsequent treatment of this syndrome.
Print version: 1989;57(4):349-355.
AANA Journal Course: New technologies in anesthesia: Update for nurse anesthetists - Part III - Electroencephalography for intraoperative assessment of the central nervous system
By Susan S. Porter, MD
John Aker, CRNA, MS
In this third chapter of the AANA Journal Update Course- New Technologies in Anesthesia - the authors review the neurophysiological basis for EEG monitoring and discuss the clinical indications for monitoring, emphasizing the specific EEG patterns attendant to specific anesthetic agents.
Print version: 1989;57(4):356-363.
General and subscription Information
Print version: 1989;57(4):298.
Index to advertisers
Print version: 1989;57(4):384.
Volume 57 , Number 4
ISSN 0094-6354
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