October 1987, AANA Journal

Table of Contents

By Ronald Schwartz, JD
Fraud and abuse-Should you be concerned?
Print version: 1987;55(5):400-401.
By Richard E. Verville, JD
Budget reconciliation revisited
Print version: 1987;55(5):402-403.
A simple method of securing an endotracheal tube
Print version: 1987;55(5):404.
By John Aker, CRNA, BS
The author researches carboxyhemoglobin levels in a community blood bank to ascertain the human carboxyhemoglobin burden in relation to stored blood; his findings indicate that banked blood should be prominently labeled with carboxyhemoglobin content.
Print version: 1987;55(5):421-426.
By Sally Ann McKenzie, CRNA, MS
James Halavan, PhD
In a study of 826 patients, the authors have determined that recovery room nausea and vomiting are closely related to a patient's immediate post-anesthesia experience of pain.
Print version: 1987;55(5):427-433.
By Capt. Daryl Chenoweth, CRNA, BS
This article presents a look at the management of Bartter's syndrome with a volatile inhalation agent, isoflurane, and the intermediate-acting muscle relaxant, vecuronium.
Print version: 1987;55(5):434-436.
Ventilation perfusion relationships
By Cmdr. E. Jane McCarthy, CRNA, PhD, PHS
The relationship between ventilation and perfusion determines the amount of gas exchange which occurs at the lung; this article reviews the physiological mechanisms of ventilation and perfusion, disturbances present in pulmonary abnormalities resulting in hypoxemia, and calculations used to estimate the extent of pulmonary pathology.
Print version: 1987;55(5):437-440.
By Terry R. Schreiber, CRNA, BSN
In this the fourth of an update Journal Course, the author reviews the basic anatomy and physiology of the autonomic nervous system, including receptor physiology, pathophysiological situations that impact on autonomic function and pharmacological considerations. Also covered is the interaction of contemporary anesthetic agents and adjuncts with the autonomic nervous system.
Print version: 1987;55(5):441-452.
By Lt. Col. Michael Troop, CRNA, MS
The disposition of drugs used in anesthesia is affected by numerous, concomitant and interdependent processes- processes summarized by the discipline of pharmacokinetics which is explained in this article.
Print version: 1987;55(5):470-476.
General and subscription information
Print version: 1987;55(5):398.
Index to advertisers
Print version: 1987;55(5):496.
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ISSN 0094-6354
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