December 1984, AANA Journal

Table of Contents

By Linda S. Burns, CRNA
Robert K. Crone, MD
Recent medical and surgical advances have greatly influenced the prognosis and enabled children with this anomaly to lead normal lives; the authors review the condition and its anesthetic considerations.
Print version: 1984;52(6):589-594.
By Louis J. Vargo, CRNA, BS
This article provides a basic approach for the use of pulmonary artery catheters to determine the causes and thus the therapy for hypotension during anesthesia.
Print version: 1984;52(6):595-598.
By Loren E. Spitzer, CRNA, MA, LCDR, USN
The author describes the technique and benefits of using a continuous infusion pump with lumbar epidural analgesia during parturition.
Print version: 1984;52(6):599-602.
Axillary artery cannulation for blood pressure monitoring
By Richard A. LeBell, CRNA, CAPT, USAFNC
This article examines the value of cannulating the axillary artery for continuous blood pressure monitoring; special emphasis is placed on utilizing this procedure during emergency situations.
Print version: 1984;52(6):603-606.
The author considers the effects of serotonin on anesthesia for patients with carcinoid tumors, focusing on ways to keep those effects from causing life-threatening complications.
Print version: 1984;52(6):607-610.
This article presents a step-by-step method on how to use the fiberoptic laryngoscope.
Print version: 1984;52(6):611-613.
The author details the history of isoflurane usage in the United States.
Print version: 1984;52(6):614-618.
By Robert J.Wehner, CRNA, MSN, LTC, USANC
The unique considerations of anesthesia for oral surgery are presented; the author explains the requisite planning required from the preoperative interview through immediate postoperative care.
Print version: 1984;52(6):619-625.
Letters to the editor
The uneventful use of atracurium for a patient with multiple sclerosis.
Print version: 1984;52(6):568.
By Richard E. Verville, JD
The results of the election.
Print version: 1984;52(6):626-628.
By Gene A. Blumenreich, JD
Betsy L. Wolf, JD
Elementary legal considerations.
Print version: 1984;52(6):629-631.
General and subscription information
Print version: 1984;52(6):566.
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Print version: 1984;52(6):623-636.
Print version: 1984;52(6):654-656.
Volume 52 , Number 6
ISSN 0094-6354
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