October 1983, AANA Journal

Table of Contents

 
Non-ventilatory functions of the lung- influence on the cardiovascular system
By Elizabeth J. McCarthy, CRNA, BSN
Peter H. Abbrecht, PhD, MD
The lungs have been shown to have a valuable ability to remove certain vasoactive substances from the pulmonary blood; how this ability can be altered in some disease states and influenced by drug treatment is described.
Print version: 1983;51(5):474-477.
 
Controlled deliberate hypotension: An overview
By Frederick C. Hill, Jr., CRNA, LT, NC, USNR
The author provides the reader with an overview of the agents, methods, and monitoring required for controlled deliberate hypotension.
Print version: 1983;51(5):478-480.
 
A survey of perianesthetic complications in the asymptomatic smoker
By Clarence J. Biddle, CRNA, MS
Wendy L. Biddle, CFNP, MSN
According to a study performed by these authors, there exists a definite correlation between a patient's smoking habits and the development of perianesthetic complications.
Print version: 1983;51(5):481-484.
 
Anesthetic concerns for patients on psychotropic agents
By Milan Jelic, CRNA
This paper offers a review of some of the important considerations in the anesthetic management of the surgical patient taking psychotropic drugs.
Print version: 1983;51(5):485-490.
 
Anesthesia and the cerebral aneurysm patient: An overview
By William J. Alf, CRNA
The author provides a review of anesthetic techniques for use with the patient undergoing surgical treatment following a hemorrhage of a cerebral aneurysm.
Print version: 1983;51(5):491-497.
 
Fundamentals of anesthetic management for the shock/trauma patient
By Jack E. Tobey, CRNA, BSN, CPT, ANC
Robert J. Wehner, CRNA, MSN, LTC, ANC
Key considerations of the anesthetic management of the shock/trauma patient are discussed.
Print version: 1983;51(5):498-505.
 
A case study: The retrograde approach to nasotracheal intubation in the child with severe Pierre Robins syndrome
By Elaine Klein, CRNA, MA
Alfonso Yonfa, MD
Maintaining a viable airway is especially difficult in the child with Pierre Robins syndrome; this case study demonstrates how an airway was established in a child with micrognathia without performing a tracheostomy.
Print version: 1983;51(5):506-507.
 
An oropharyngeal suction-airway for unconscious and emergency patients
By W. H. Wall, DDS
The author describes an oropharyngeal suction- airway that provides an easy and safe method of suctioning the oropharyngeal area while the patient breathes with the airway in place.
Print version: 1983;51(5):508-510.
 
AANA Journal Course: The anesthetic management of the patient. Part IV-A case approach: Anesthetic assessment and management of the pregnant renal transplant recipient
By Paula E. Deschler, CRNA, MEd
In this article, emphasis is placed on assessing and anesthetically managing the pregnant renal transplant recipient throughout labor and delivery.
Print version: 1983;51(5):511-520.
 
Washington scene
By Richard E. Verville, JD
AANA Washington Consultant
Update: Prospective Payment System interim final regulations.
Print version: 1983;51(5):539-542.
 
Legal briefs
By Gene A. Blumenreich, JD
AANA Legal Counsel
Legal aspects of the practice of nursing.
Print version: 1983;51(5):543-544.
 
Letters to the editor
Print version: 1983;51(5):473.
 
News and views
Print version: 1983;51(5):537.
 
General and subscription information
Print version: 1983;51(5):442.
 
Index to advertisers
Print version: 1983;51(5):548.
 
Volume 51 , Number 5
ISSN 0094-6354
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