February 1981, AANA Journal

Table of Contents

Cardiovascular effects of muscle relaxants
By Leah E. Katz, CRNA, MA
An extensive review of the cardiovascular effects noted with commonly used muscle relaxants; stress is placed upon the pharmacological and physiological aspects.
Print version: 1981;49(1):35-42.
Job satisfaction of nurse anesthetists
By Linda Thompson, CRNA, MS
An original research article investigating the importance of six specific components of job satisfaction among a sampling of nurse anesthetists.
Print version: 1981;49(1):43-51.
Prevention of aspiration pneumonitis: Preoperative preparation
By Glenn A. Hardesty, CRNA, ANC:
A look at the physical and definitive preparation necessary for pre-surgical patients to prevent aspiration pneumonitis.
Print version: 1981;49(1):52-54.
Anesthetic considerations of porphyria
By Yolanda G. Wright, RN
C. P. Reddy Parvata, MD
A review of the etiology, pathology, clinical symptomology, and anesthetic management of porphyria.
Print version: 1981;49(1):55-58.
Spontaneous tension pneumothorax and mediastinal emphysema associated with anesthesia for cesarean section
By Charles H. Hubbert, MD, FA CP
Willard T. Roberson, CRNA
Joe A. Solomon, CRNA, BS
The authors discuss the prompt course of treatment recommended when spontaneous tension pneumothorax occurs during surgery.
Print version: 1981;49(1):59-62.
Anesthesia for transurethral resection of the prostate: Spinal or general?
By Gary W. Bowman, MD
James W. Hoerth,CRNA
John S. McGlothlen, CRNA
Patrick J. Magee, CRNA
Isabelle E. Mendenhall, CRNA
Geraldine Sonnenberg, CRNA
Print version: 1981;49(1):63-68.
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Print version: 1981;49(1):9.
News & Views
Print version: 1981;49(1):13.
Print version: 1981;49(1):13.
Legal Briefs
By William R. Kucera, JD
AANA Legal Counsel
More about the employee-employer relationship.
Print version: 1981;49(1):85-86.
Insurance Report
By Janessa L. A lthouse, BSN, MA
AANA Loss Control Specialist
More about loss control efforts relating to the administration of anesthesia.
Print version: 1981;49(1):87-89.
Washington Scene
By Richard E. Verville
AANA Washington Consultant
The Reagan Administration and Congress: New perspectives in health legislation.
Print version: 1981;49(1):90-93.
Book Reviews
Print version: 1981;49(1):33.
General and subscription information
Print version: 1981;49(1):4.
Index to advertisers
Print version: 1981;49(1):100.
Volume 49 , Number 1
ISSN 0094-6354
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