Table of Contents
Legal Briefs By Gene A. Blumenreich, JD
Wrongful terminationPrint version:
Washington Scene By Richard E. Verville, JD
Congress begins the deficit reduction legislative processPrint version:
Letters to the Editor
Pediatric anesthetic screen; USP Product Problem Reporting Program
Print version: 1989;57(3):200.
Education News By Nancy S. Gondringer, CRNA, MA
Whole brain thinking: A potential link to successful learning
Print version: 1989;57(3):217-219.
Avoiding the pitfalls of epidural anesthesia in obstetrics By Carolyn Nicholson, CRNA, BSEdEdward Ridolfo, CRNA, BSN
The authors summarize the benefits of epidural anesthesia
for the relief of pain associated with childbirth, along with the disadvantages of these epidurals in an effort to minimize complications.Print version:
Oxygen toxicity: An introduction By Maj. C. Carl Bostek, BSN, MS, CRNA, USAF, NC
Oxygen at high partial pressures is toxic to the respiratory,
cardiovascular, nervous and gastrointestinal systems; how this toxicity can be minimized is the subject of this paper.Print version:
Arterial oxygen desaturation following intravenous injection of midazolam By Capt. Larry D. Curtis, CRNA, AN, MSLt. Col. Michael P Troop, CRNA, AN, MSCapt. Myron D. Sanders, CRNA, AN, MSMaj. Gregory C. Walsh, CRNA, AN, MSMaj. Robert D. Reid, CRNA, AN, BSCapt. Karen Logan, CRNA, MSCapt. Kent Babcock, CRNA, AN, MS
Patients requiring minor orthopedic and general surgical procedures were studied to determine if there was any correlation between the decline in arterial oxygen percent saturation and the time at which sedation occurred.Print version:
Training for wartime anesthesia in Sweden By Eskil Dalnius, MDBritt-Marie Asaker, RNA
This article documents Swedish efforts to meet anesthesia needs in the time of war or other disaster situations; the aim is to make optimal use of existing resources, including greater usage of nurse anesthetists and regional anesthesia.Print version:
Print version: 1989;57(3):186.