Anesthesia News Roundup

Anesthesia News Roundup is a collection of news items pertaining to the clinical side of anesthesia, the business of anesthesia, professional ethics, and items of interest.

Disclaimer: Anesthesia News Roundup is for informational purposes, and its content should not be interpreted as endorsements, standards of care, or position statements of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. All links are accurate upon posting, but may become obsolete due to publishers moving content or expiring older content.

Introduction of Pulsed Radiofrequency Cautery in Infraorbital Nerve Block Method for Postoperative Pain Management of Trauma-Induced Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fracture Reduction
Dovepress, June 11, 2019

Spinal Administration of Tranexamic Acid: Catastrophic and Avoidable
Anesthesiology News, June 10, 2019

Advanced Rapid Detox Being Offered Inside Pontiac General Hospital
WXYZ.com (Southfield, Mich.), June 10, 2019

Remifentanil Patient-Controlled Intravenous Analgesia During Labour: A Retrospective Observational Study of 10 Years' Experience
MD Linx, June 10, 2019

Boost Health Access by Lowering Cost
Laurinburg Exchange (North Carolina), June 10, 2019

Incivility in Operating Rooms Associated with Diminished Clinical Performance
HealthLeaders, June 10, 2019

The Impact of Incivility on Hospital Patients
Managed Healthcare Executive, June 10, 2019

Nurses Report Patient Safety Concerns at University of Chicago Medical Center
Modern Healthcare, June 10, 2019

Why You Shouldn't Fear a Colonoscopy
The Times News (Burlington, N.C.), June 10, 2019

Commentary
My 'Ketamine Karma'
Medscape, June 10, 2019

FDA Overlooked Red Flags in Testing of New Depression Drug
The Daily Beast (New York), June 10, 2019

Spinal Anesthesia Superior to General Anesthesia for Hip Replacement
Specialty Medical Dialogues, June 9, 2019

Should Postpartum Pain Control Be a Crap Shoot?
Pain News Network, June 8, 2019

Florida Universities Get Creative to Meet Demand for Nurses
MySanAntonio.com, June 8, 2019

Up-to-Date TKA Pain Management Should Include Multimodal, Opioid-Sparing Anesthesia
Healio/Orthopedics Today, June 7, 2019

Hypnosis Could be a Safer Anesthesia Alternative for Older Patients
Considerable, June 6, 2019

Employers, Hospitals and Insurers Butt Heads Over Transparency Proposals
Modern Healthcare, June 6, 2019

Labor Epidural Analgesia to Cesarean Sectin Anesthetic Conversion Failure: A National Survey
MD Linx, June 6, 2019

LA: Ketamine Healing Clinic Introduces New Infusion Protocol for PTSD
E-Counseling.com, June 6, 2019

Airway on Demand: Using the Eschmann Catheter in a Papilloma-Filled Airway
Anesthesiology News, June 6, 2019

An All-Woman Team in the OR? First I Was Shocked, Then Empowered
The Weekly Post (North Carolina), June 5, 2019

Esketamine Reduces Long-Term Relapse in Treatment-Resistant Depression
MD Magazine, June 5, 2019

The Effect of Etomidate or Propofol on Brainstem Function During Anesthesia Induction: A Bispectral Index-Guided Study
Dovepress, June 5, 2019

Psychedelic Drugs: Would You Accept a Prescription?
MedicalXPress, June 5, 2019

Common Anesthetic Prevents Long-Term Injury After TBI
Laboratory Equipment, June 4, 2019

Why Endoscopy Centers Should Consider Employing Anesthesiologists Now—Attorney Ann Bittinger Explains, Becker's GI&Endoscopy, June 4, 2019

Massive Study Affirms Safety of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Anesthesiology News, June 3, 2019

New Guideline Calls for Two People in Room During Sedation of Pediatric Dental Patients
KFOX 14 (El Paso, Texas), June 3, 2019

Virtual Reality (VR) Reduces the Need for Sedation During Surgery by Up to 90%, Finds Research
Interesting Engineering, June 2, 2019

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery
Gizmodo, June 2, 2019

Anesthesia Scheduling is a Major Pain Point for ASCs—4 Takeaways
Becker's ASC Review, May 31, 2019

Chipotle to Offer Nurses BOGO Meals June 4
Becker's Hospital Review, May 31, 2019

Cesarean Anesthesia Associated with Surgical Site Infections and Thromboembolism
Specialty Medical Dialogues, May 31, 2019

Anesthesia Recovery After Ophthalmic Surgery at an Ambulatory Surgical Center
Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery/MD Linx, May 31, 2019

Explorers and Soldiers Don't Worry—Anesthesia Works in Antarctica
European Society of Anaesthesiology/EurekAlert!, May 31, 2019

Regional More Beneficial Than General Anesthesia for Hip Surgery
Specialty Medical Dialogues, May 30, 2019

Recording, Reviewing Cataract Surgeries Crucial to Improving Safety
Healio.com, May 30, 2019

New Awake Brain Surgery Available
The Sun Times News (Chelsea, Mich.), May 28, 2019

Comparing Intranasal Ketamine with Intravenous Fentanyl in Reducing Pain in Patients with Renal Colic: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine/MD Linx, May 28, 2019

Medical Marijuana Needs More Study, Alabama House Speaker Says
AL.com, May 28, 2019

For Japan's Overworked Anesthetists, New Robotic System is Soothing News
The Mainichi, May 26, 2019

American Pain Society Seeks OK to Call It Quits
Medpage Today, May 24, 2019

Improving Intraoperative Handoffs for Ambulatory Anesthesia: Challenges and Solutions for the Anesthesiologist
Dovepress, May 24, 2019

Four Strategies to Avoid Adverse Events and Mortality from Anesthesia Handoffs
Becker's ASC Review, May 24, 2019

From Warfare to Healthcare: The Many Career Options for Vets
CRNA Michael Boytim is featured in the article.
Courier (Pasadena City College, Pasadena, Calif.), May 23, 2019

The Psychedelic Aspect of Esketamine is an Opportunity, Not a Side Effect
Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network, May 23, 2019

The Future of Rural Hospitals: How to Remain Relevant and Sustainable by Meeting Challenges with Change
Modern Healthcare, May 23, 2019

Early Sedation with Dexmedetomidine in Critically Ill Patients
New England Journal of Medicine/MD Linx, May 22, 2019

Postoperative Analgesia in Children Undergoing Adenotonsillectomy Under Sevoflurane vs Propofol-Based Anesthesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Ain-Smas Journal of Anesthesiology, May 22, 2019

Few Women Reach Healthcare Leadership Roles
Modern Healthcare, May 22, 2019

Are Surprises Ahead for Legislation to Curb Surprise Medical Bills?
Kaiser Health News, May 22, 2019

Monitoring Identifies Those at High Risk for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression
Anesthesiology News, May 22, 2019

Experts Go Toe-to-Toe Over Esketamine Depression Study
Medscape, May 21, 2019

Study Supports Effectiveness of New Fast-Acting Antidepressant, Esketamine Nasal Spray
American Journal of Psychiatry, May 21, 2019

Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Meloxicam in Subjects with Moderate-to-Severe Pain After Open Abdominal Hysterectomy: A Phase 2 Randomized Clinical Trial
Anesthesia & Analgesia, May 21, 2019

Local Veterans of Vietnam War Post Closes After National Group Shutters
The Citizens' Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), May 21, 2019

Early Sedation with Dexmedetomidine Fails to Lower Mortality vs Usual Care: SPICE III
Healio: Pulmonology, May 20, 2019

Where's the Beef (Part 1): A Critique One Study at a Time on Nurse Practitioner Full Practice Authority Model vs. Physician Supervision/Collaboration Model
Authentic Medicine (blog), May 20, 2019

Study Shows Intrathecal Bupivacaine Effective for Long-Term Cancer Pain Treatment
Anesthesiology News, May 20, 2019

Next-Generation Antidepressants Show Promise for Treatment-Resistant Disease
Healio: Psychiatric Annals, May 19, 2019

'Post-Antibiotics' World is Here, Experts Say
Modern Healthcare, May 18, 2019

Failed Dural Puncture During Needle-Through-Needle Combined Spinal-Epidural Anesthesia: A Case Series
Dovepress, May 17, 2019

Opinion
Your View: It's Time to Recognize the Importance of CRNAs
Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), May 16, 2019

Effect of Anesthesia on Evoked Auditory Responses in Pediatric Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery
The Laryngoscope, May 16, 2019

Pre-op Anxiety May Predict Post-op Delirium
Anesthesiology News, May 16, 2019

Two Health Systems Standardize Sepsis Care to Reduce Mortality, Costs
Modern Healthcare, May 16, 2019

Tapentadol in the Management of Cancer Pain: Current Evidence and Future Perspectives
Dovepress, May 16, 2019

Intraoperative Ketamine in Total Knee Arthroplasty Does Not Decrease Pain and Narcotic Consumption: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
MD Linx, May 16, 2019

Green Anesthesia: Expert Touts Gas With Smaller Carbon Footprint
Sturgis Journal (Sturgis, Mich.), May 16, 2019

161,000 Avoidable Deaths Occur in Hospitals Annually, Leapfrog Group Finds
Modern Healthcare, May 15, 2019

Outcomes of General Anesthesia vs Conscious Sedation for Stroke Undergoing Endovascular Treatment: A Meta-analysis
MD Linx, May 15, 2019

Who Should Pay for Hospitals' Disaster Preparedness?
Modern Healthcare, May 15, 2019

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Simulation: Use of Meat Glue in Inexpensive and Realistic Nerve Block Models
BMC Medical Education, May 15, 2019

Propofol Use in Children with Allergies to Egg, Peanut, Soybean or Other Legumes
MD Linx, May 15, 2019

Incidence of Respiratory Depression After Epidural Administration of Morphine for Cesarean Delivery: Findings Using a Continuous Respiratory Rate Monitoring System
MD Linx, May 15, 2019

Analyzing The House E&C Committee’s Bipartisan Surprise Out-Of-Network Billing Proposal
Health Affairs, May 14, 2019

Epidural Positioning During Labor May Affect Outcomes
Anesthesiology News, May 14, 2019

General Anesthesia for C-section Increases Autism Risk
Israel21c, May 14, 2019

There Are Three Nurses for Every Doctor in the U.S. But Nurses Appear as Sources in Only 2% of Health Care Stories
Combination of gender bias and professional culture keeps health care's most trusted providers out of health news. Poynter, May 13, 2019

Maryland Governor OKs Bill Requiring Pelvic Exam Consent
The Washington Post, May 13, 2019

HHS Info-Blocking Task Force to Revisit Data-Sharing Fees Next Week
Modern Healthcare, Mary 13, 2019

A Day in the Life of a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Daily Nurse, May 13, 2019

Postoperative Pain Control After the Use of Dexmedetomidine and Propofol to Sedate Patients Undergoing Ankle Surgery Under Spinal Anesthesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dovepress, May 13, 2019

Use by Paramedics of Intranasal Ketamine Plus Nitrous Oxide May Alleviate Acute Pain
Clinical Pain Advisor, May 13, 2019

How One Medical Center Fought Off an Emerging Infectious Disease Threat
Modern Healthcare, May 11, 2019

Bills Seek Special Consent for Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia
WFMZ-TV (Pa.), May 12, 2019

Why 5G Matters for Healthcare
Modern Healthcare, May 11, 2019

Hospitals: RAND Price Study Doesn't Add Up
Modern Healthcare, May 11, 2019

FDA Finalizes Guidance to Spur Biosimilar Availability
Modern Healthcare, May 10, 209

Avera Medical Minute: Course Teaches Physicians How to Intubate Patients
KSFY (Sioux Falls, S.D.), May 10, 2019

Cost Watchdogs Scold J&J for 'Overpricing' Its New Ketamine-Like Antidepressant
FiercePharma, May 10, 2019

National Opioid Group Addresses Challenge of Addiction and Pain Management
Stanford Medicine Scope, May 9, 2019

Examination Under Anesthesia May Help Surgeons Decide Appropriate Surgery for Patellar Instability
Healio.com/Orthopedics Today, May 9, 2019

Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Remifentanil Versus Different Pharmacological Approaches on Prevention of Etomidate-Induced Myoclonus: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Dovepress, May 9, 2019

MUSC Looking for Veterans to Try Promising New Chronic Pain Treatments
ABC 4 News (Mount Pleasant, S.C.), May 8, 2019

Dexmedetomidine Versus Lidocaine as an Adjuvant to General Anesthesia for Elective Abdominal Gynecological Surgeries
Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology, May 8, 2019

Alabama Senate Delays Vote on Medical Marijuana Bill
AL.com, May 8, 2019

Does Cannabis Require More Sedation? Research Says Yes but Experts Aren't Sure
ProsperCBDNews, May 6, 2019

The Male Nurse: Benefits and Percentages of Men in Nursing
Southern New Hampshire University, May 6, 2019

Study Reveals General Anesthesia Activates Sleep Circuit
Legal Reader, May 6, 2019

Effects of Surgery on a Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green?
National Public Radio (NPR), May 6, 2019

Transcutaneous CO2 Versus End-Tidal CO2 in Neonates and Infants Undergoing Surgery: A Prospective Study
Dovepress, May 6, 2019

Letter to the Editor
Nurses Fill Vital Role
Herald Star Online (Steubenville, Ohio), May 5, 2019

Data Points: Workplace Violence Persists as a Threat in Healthcare
Modern Healthcare, May 4, 2019

Analytics Speed Drug-Diversion Discovery from Weeks to Hours
Modern Healthcare, May 4, 2019

Vegans Asking for Different Egg-Free General Anaesthetic - But It's Less Green
Mirror (London, U.K.), May 5, 2019

Sen. Boozman Honors Veterans Affairs Nurses
KARK (Little Rock, Ark.), May 3, 2019

Effect of Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks of the Abdominal Wall on Pain Relief After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Dovepress, May 3, 2019

Implementation of a Screening Questionnaire for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Electronic Medical Record
Clinical Advisor, May 3, 2019

Alleged Victims Describe Horror of Being Secretly Video Recorded at Sharp Grossmont Hospital
ABC 10 News (San Diego), May 3, 2019

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
AANA and nurse anesthetists are mentioned.
The Motley Fool, May 3, 2019

Podcast
Beyond the Mask: What If the AANA Did Not Exist?
Beyond the Mask, May 2, 2019

What is Frontal Nerve Block?
News-Medical.net, May 2, 2019

'I Felt Everything': Woman Wakes Up During Surgery, Endures 90 Minutes of 'Pure Torture'
CRNA Linda Stone is featured, explaining the role of CRNAs.
WRAL.com (Raleigh, N.C.), May 2, 2019

Education Requirements for Advanced Nursing are Evolving
The Seattle Times, May 2, 2019

No Analgesic Benefit Seen with New Popliteal-Sciatic Nerve Block
Pain Medicine News, May 2, 2019

Airway on Demand: Examining a Pharyngospinal Fistula
Anesthesiology News, May 2, 2019

Nearly Half of Physicians Think EHRs Have Decreased Quality of Care; Nurses, APRNs Say Technology Has Improved Quality of Care, Survey Finds
Becker's Hospital Review, May 1, 2019

Hutsonville Holds Vaping Community Forum to Help Educate Public
Joceph Grazaitis, MSN, CRNA, APN, is featured.
MyWabashValley.com (Terre Haute, Ind.), April 30, 2019

The Effect of Spinal Cord Stimulation on Pain Medication Reduction in Intractable Spine and Limb Pain: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials and Meta-Analysis
Dovepress, April 30, 2019

Practice-Centered Design of an Anesthesia Medication Template to Reduce Medication Handling Errors in the Operating Room
International Journal of Design, April 30, 2019

Ultrasound-guided Continuous Serratus Anterior Plane Block: Dexmedetomidine as an Adjunctive Analgesic with Levobupivacaine for Post-Thoracotomy Pain. A Prospective Randomized Controlled Study
Dovepress, April 30, 2019

Tennessee Legislators Send Letter Condemning Comment on Nurses to Washington Lawmaker
Fox 17 Nashville, April 29, 2019

More Health Systems are Directly Employing Anesthesiologists and CRNAs—Anesthesia PROfessionals President Bob Gauvin Explains Why
Becker's ASC Review, April 29, 2019

Comerford, Domb Seek to Ban Non-Consensual Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia
Daily Hampshire Gazette, April 29, 2019

Researchers Use Nitrous Oxide to Unravel Rapid Function of Antidepressant Mechanisms
News Medical, April 29, 2019

Is Fentanyl a Weapon of Mass Destruction?
Pain News Network, April 27, 2019

Hospitals and Unions: 10 Recent Conflicts, Agreements
Becker's Hospital Review, April 26, 2019

Wide-Awake Surgery Yielded Less Pain, Shorter Hospitalization for Distal Radius Fractures
Orthopedics Today, April 26, 2019

Combined Ultrasound-Guided Pecs II Block and General Anesthesia are Effective for Reducing Pain from Modified Radical Mastectomy
Dovepress, April 26, 2019

UBC Professor Finds Ketamine Alleviates Acute Pain During Ambulance Rides
University of British Columbia, April 25, 2019

Ketamine Can Help Fight Depression, New Study Reveals
Medical Daily, April 25, 2019

Study Reveals How General Anesthetics Affect the Brain
Medical News Today, April 24, 2019

Outcomes Associated with Different Anesthesia Methods
BMC Anesthesiology, April 23, 2019

Tanzania: New Training Strategy to Undo Shortage of Anaesthesia Experts
The Citizen (Tanzania), April 23, 2019

Wanted: More Men in Nursing
Medscape, April 22, 2019

A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Study to Compare the Early Recovery Profiles of Desflurane and Sevoflurane in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
MD Linx, April 19, 2019

Women Getting C-Sections Best Judge of Own Pain Medication Needs
Stanford Medicine, April 19, 2019

Fleurimont Hospital Offers Cycling to Intensive Care Patients
The Record (Quebec, Canada), April 18, 2019

Child First in the State to Try New "Awake " Endoscopy for Condition in Esophagus
KFOR (Oklahoma), April 18, 2019

Anxiety Sensitivity May Predict Higher Rates of Postoperative Nausea, Vomiting
Clinical Advisor, April 18, 2019

Bills Bar Non-Consensual Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia
CommonWealth (Massachusetts), April 18, 2019

How Recreational Marijuana is Changing the Way Doctors Care for Patients
Click On Detroit, April 17, 2019

Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It's Harming Patients
Leafly, April 16, 2019

A Novel Approach to Neuraxial Anesthesia: Application of an Automated Ultrasound Spinal Landmark Identification
BMC Anesthesiology, April 16, 2019

New Drug Mimics Benefits of Ketamine for Depression
Yale News, April 16, 2019

Researchers Are Unraveling How Ketamine Works as an Antidepressant in the Brain
Discover Magazine, April 15, 2019

Many Patients Facing Surprise Medical Bills Just Give In and Pay Rather Than Undertake Behemoth Battle Against Charges
Kaiser Health News, April 15, 2019

Cannabis Users Need 220% More Anesthesia to Undergo Surgery, Study Finds
Daily Mail (UK), April 16, 2019

This is What It's Like Waking Up During Surgery
BHEKISISA Center for Journalism (Rosebank, South Africa), April 15, 2019

Born on This Day in Newport—April 15, 1786: Walter Channing
What's Up Newport?, April 15, 2019

Some Patients Battle Illness or Injury—And Surprise Medical Bills
Boston Globe, April 13, 2019

Checklist Helps Providers Know When Patients Need General Anesthesia Before MRI Scans
Radiology Business, April 12, 2019

U.S. Air Force, Romanian Surgical Exchange Highlights Vigorous Warrior 19
Major Lindsey Marquez, CRNA, is mentioned.
Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS), April 12, 2019

Podcast: Response to Not Getting Paid as a 1099 Contractor and My Take on Full Practice Authority
The NP Dude, April 12, 2019

In Utero Anesthesia Sends Neurons Down the Wrong Path in Unborn Rat Babies
EurekAlert!, April 11, 2019

Study: Ketamine Reverse Neural Changes Underlying Depression-Related Behaviors in Mice
ABC 5 KSTP-TV (St. Paul, Minn.), April 11, 2019

How Ketamine Works in the Brain to Treat Depression, According to a New Study
Bustle (New York, N.Y.), April 11, 2019

New Practice Guideline Outlines Safe Use of Propofol in ED
Pharmacist.com, April 11, 2019

Comparison of Dexmedetomidine and Sufentanil as Adjuvants to Local Anesthetic for Epidural Labor Analgesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dovepress, April 11, 2019

At AORN: Medical Experts Say Anesthesia More Than Just Waiting
ECN Magazine, April 11, 2019

Sedation May Work for More Kids in Cath Lab Than Thought
MedPage Today, April 10, 2019

Reworked Bill Would Let Nurse Practitioners Recommend Medical Marijuana Licenses
Tulsa World, April 10, 2019

Chloroprocaine Offers Adequate Anesthesia for Knee Arthroscopy
MedicalXpress, April 9, 2019

Multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Mortality in Mechanically-Ventilated ICU Patients
MD Linx, April 9, 2019

Ketamine: Hope for the Suffering
Association of American Medical Colleges, April 9, 2019

Commentary
Skull Cap or Bouffant Cap: Why It Matters
Anesthesiology News, April 9, 2019

New York Orders Measles Vaccinations in Brooklyn Amid Outbreak, Mayor Says
The Washington Post, April 9, 2019

Pinellas Congressman Gus Bilirakis Seeks Videos from Veterans Suffering from Burn Pit Exposure
Tampa Bay Times, April 8, 2019

Sen. Blunt Pushes OSHA, CMS for Plan to Deal with Hospital Workplace Violence
Modern Healthcare, April 8, 2019

Opinion
The Supreme Court Said an Inmate Must Risk Extreme Pain—Because He Didn't Fully Plan His Backup Execution
The Washington Post, April 7, 2019

Robinson Backing Medical Cannabis Bill as it Morphs for Senate Health Debate
The Daily Memphian (Memphis, Tenn.), April 7, 219

$3 Million Medical Tech Investment Benefits 200 Health Facilities in Tanzania
The Citizen (Tanzania), April 7, 2019

Hospital Apologizes to Women Who Were Secretly Filmed
Washington Post, April 6, 2019

FDA Warns Lab Against Marketing Test Linking Genes, Drug Reaction
Medscape, April 5, 2019

Hospital Accused of Secretly Recording 1,800 Women During Intimate Procedures is Sued by 131 Patients
Gizmodo, April 5, 2019

AANA CEO Discusses 4 Aspects That Affect Healthcare Cost Containment
HealthLeaders Media, April 5, 2019

Can Traumatic Memories Be 'Erased' With Anesthesia Medications?
Genetic Literacy Project, April 5, 2019

Flow-Controlled Ventilation During Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery: A Prospective Observational Study
European Journal of Anaesthesiology, April 5, 2019

More Than 80 Women File Suit Over Hidden Hospital Cameras
KUSI News (San Diego, Calif.), April 4, 2019

'Revolutionary' Depression Treatment Brings Hope to Patients Amid Concerns About Oversight
ABC 7 (Chicago), April 4, 2019

Minnesota Legislation to Ban Pelvic Exams Without Consent Introduced
AM 1100, WZFG (Fargo, N.D.), April 4, 2019

Esketamine and Psychedelics Will Require Restructuring Mental Health Care Visits
STAT (Boston, Mass.), April 4, 2019

Thai Cave Rescue Team Reveals Ketamine was Key to Successful Operation
ECNS.CN (China), April 4, 2019

Making Pain-Free Birth More Widespread in China
NHK World-Japan (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), April 4, 2019

Wearable Bio-Sensor Could Save Lives in Combat Zones, Disaster Scenes and Remote Areas Where Required Monitoring Equipment for Anesthesia Can't Be Transported
University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine, April 3, 2019

Immunosuppressant May Extend Ketamine's Antidepressant Effects
Medscape, April 2, 2019

UK Study Examines Pain Management Solutions for Pleural Mesothelioma Patients
Mesothelioma.net, April 2, 2019

Brief General Anesthesia Appears Safe for Infants
AAP News, April 2, 2019

Nurse Practitioners and Primary Care Services
Daily Nurse, April 1, 2019

Awake Endoscopic Spinal Fusion Appears to be Safe, Effective
Physician's Weekly, April 1, 2019

Lawsuit Alleges San Diego Hospital Secretly Recorded 1,800 Patients
Becker's Hospital Review, April 1, 2019

VA Takes On Shoulder Surgery Using 3D Printed Models
3DPrint.com, April 1, 2019

How Medicare for All Could Impact Providers—4 Insights
Becker's ASC Review, April 1, 2019

Lawsuit Alleges California Hospital Secretly Recorded Hundreds of Women's Appointments
The Hill, March 31, 2019

Safety and Quality of Endovascular Therapy Under General Anesthesia and Conscious Sedation are Comparable: Results form the GOLIATH Trial
Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery, March 29, 2019

Montgomery County Coroner Warns About Powerful New Narcan-Resistant Drug
Fox 45 Now (Dayton, Ohio), March 29, 2019

Anesthesia Makes Up 16 Percent of Out-of-Network Claims for In-Network Admissions—33 Statistics
Becker's ASC Review, March 29, 2019

Viewpoint: Esketamine Promises to Boost Depression Treatments—But We Don't Know Enough About Long-Term Effects
Genetic Literacy Project, March 29, 2019

Public Session for the Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Videos Now Available
National Academy of Medicine, March 29, 2019

Scottish Woman Who Feels No Pain Could Inspire New Treatments and Painkillers
New York Daily News, March 28, 2019

Surprise Medical Bills Burden 1 in 7 Patients
Modern Healthcare, March 28, 2019

How Ether Went From a Recreational 'Frolic' Drug to the First Surgery Anesthetic
Smithsonian, March 28, 2019

Researchers Discover a Critical Receptor Involved in Response to Antidepressants Like Ketamine
University of Maryland School of Medicine, March 28, 2019

How a Scottish Woman Endured Burns, Broken Bones, Childbirth and Surgeries Without Ever Feeling Pain
TIME Magazine, March 28, 2019

45 States Allow Female Patients to Be Examined Under Anesthesia
Legal Reader, March 28, 2019

Cardiac Surgery: No Difference in Outcomes Between Inhaled and IV Anesthesia
Medical Research, March 27, 2019

MYRIAD: Anesthesia Methods Lead to Similar Outcomes in CABG
Healio/Cardiology Today. March 27, 2019

Dispute Over the Distribution of the WHO Anesthesia Safety Standards Strains APSF and AANA Relationship
Anesthesiology News, March 27, 2019

Safety of Buccal Administration of Dental Anesthetic in Patients with Hemophilia
Hematology Advisor, March 27, 2019

Postoperative Analgesic Effect of Hydromorphone in Patients Undergoing Single-Port Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dovepress, March 27, 2019

No Laughing Matter—Nitrous Oxide Helps to Unravel Rapid Antidepressant Mechanisms
MedicalXpress, March 27, 2019

'Remimazolam Has Fewer Side Effects Than Propofol'
Korean Biomedical Review, March 27, 2019

Effect of Ultrasound-Guided Proximal and Distal Approach for Obturator Nerve Block in Transurethral Resection of Bladder Cancer Under Spinal Anesthesia
Dovepress, March 27, 2019

Proposed AL Bill Encourages Nurses to Work in Rural Areas
WBRC (Birmingham, Ala.), March 26, 2019

WakeMed Health & Hospitals Joins Forces with UPS, FAA for Drone Pilot
Modern Healthcare, March 26, 2019

China's Anesthesia Technology Has Reached the World Level
Global Times (China), March 26, 2019

Nursing Now Raises the Status and Profile of Nurses
Daily Nurse, March 25, 2019

Respiratory Compromise Institute (RCI) Issues New Podcast Series to Raise Awareness of Respiratory Compromise
Respiratory Compromise Institute, March 26, 2019

AANA Revises Standards for ASCs and Other Anesthesia Service Settings—Five Insights
Becker's ASC Review, March 25, 2019

Effectiveness and Safety of Intravenous Application of Dexmedetomidine for Cesarean Section Under General Anesthesia: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials
Dovepress, March 25, 2019

Scientists Exploring Ways of Weakening People's Distressing Memories
Canyon Tribune (Seattle), March 25, 2019

Vermont Hospital Email Hack Exposes Info of More Than 72,000
Modern Healthcare, March 22, 2019

Anesthesia May Help Take Away Painful Memories of PTSD Patients
Tech Times, March 22, 2019

Health Plans Ask Congress for Unified Action on Surprise Billing
HealthPayer Intelligence, March 21, 2019

Anesthesiology Recognized as 10th Dental Specialty
MultiBriefs, March 21, 2019

Comparison of Intravenous Lidocaine and Dexmedetomidine Infusion for Prevention of Postoperative Catheter-Related Bladder Discomfort
MDLinx, March 20, 2019

An Esketamine Expert on the FDA's Revolutionary Approval of the Drug
The Commonwealth Times (Virginia Commonwealth University), March 20, 2019

Spotlight on Post-Surgery Nausea and Vomiting
Digital Journal, March 20, 2019

Device Maker Data Breach Exposes 277K Patients' Information
Modern Healthcare, March 20, 2019

Will Physicians Soon be Allowed to Dispense Drugs in Texas?
Healthcare D Magazine, March 19, 2019

University of Michigan Begins Research Study on Apple Watch, Health Data
Modern Healthcare, March 18, 2019

Evaluation of Postoperative Analgesia in Pediatric Patients After Hip Surgery: Lumbar Plexus Vs Caudal Epidural Analgesia
Dovepress, March 18, 2019

Sex Effects on Behavioral Markers of Emergence from Propofol and Isoflurane Anesthesia in Rats
Science Direct/Elsevier, March 18, 2019

Residency Programs Address OR Nurse Shortage
Nurse.com, March 18, 2019

The Risks of a Cesarean Section
NPR, March 17, 2019

The Future of Nursing Report: Where Are We Now?
HealthLeaders Media, March 15, 2019

HCA to Acquire Majority Stake in Nursing School's Parent Company
Modern Healthcare, March 15, 2019

Laser Treatments for Port-Wine Stains Safe Without Anesthesia in Infants
MedPage Today, March 15, 2019

Can Blocked Anti-Endorphins Cut the Emotional Side of Pain
Futurity, March 15, 2019

Effect of Perioperative Administration of Dexmedetomidine on Delirium After Cardiac Surgery in Elderly Patients: a Double-blinded, Multi-center, Randomized Study
Dovepress, March 15, 2019

Dexmedetomidine for the Prevention of Emergence Delirium and Postoperative Behavioral Changes in Pediatric Patients with Sevoflurane Anesthesia: A Double-blind, Randomized Trial
Dovepress, March 15, 2019

How CRNAs Can Thrive in ASCs at Half the Salary of Anesthesiologists—4 Qs with Sleepy Anesthesia Associates CEO
Becker's ASC Review, March 15, 2019

Ohio Attorney General Will Litigate Hearing for Mount Carmel Nurses
WOSU Radio (Ohio State University), March 14, 2019

The Trends to Know About Pain Management in ASCs: 4 Qs with Dr. Eric Grahling
Becker's ASC Review, March 13, 2019

"Presentation: Virginia Apgar, Newborn Babies and the March of Dimes
Tapinto.net (New Providence, N.J.), March 13, 2019

Utah Legislature Passes Bill Banning Pelvic Exams Without Consent
Deseret News (Utah), March 13, 2019

Ketamine-based Nasal Spray to Treat Depression
Baylor College of Medicine, March 12, 2019

Doctor Says He's Had Great Success with Ketamine for Depression, Severe Pain
4WWL (Covington, La.), March 12, 2019

Intraoperative Dexmedetomidine Infusion is Associated with Reduced Emergence Agitation and Improved Recovery Profiles After Lung Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Dovepress, March 12, 2019

Exploring the Role of Regional Anesthesia in the Treatment of the Burn-Injured Patient: A Narrative Review of Current Literature
MD Linx, March 12, 2019

New Hope for Those Battling Depression
KXNet.com (Bismarck, N.D.), March 11, 2019

Healthcare Workers Face Violence 'Epidemic'
Modern Healthcare, March 11, 2019

MedinCell Demonstrates in vivo the Efficacy of the First Injectable Combining Surgical Anesthesia and 3 Days Opioid-Free Postoperative Pain Management
Business Wire, March 11, 2019

Laughing Gas Parties Were a Big Hit With 19th Century Society
Ancient Origins, March 11, 2019

Scripps Health Supports California Bill to Fight Hospital Violence
Modern Healthcare, March 11, 2019

Commentary: Erosion of Trust Threatens Essential Element of Practicing Medicine
Modern Healthcare, March 9, 2019

Bilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis After Epidural Anesthesia
Cureus
, March 9, 2019

Editorial
The Paradigm is Shifting
Modern Healthcare, March 9, 2019

Nurse Anesthetists Raise More Than $10,000 for Employee Hardship Fund
VUMC Voice, March 8, 2019

Commentary: Ageism in Nursing Adversely Affects Patient Care
Modern Healthcare, March 8, 2019

Near-Resolution of Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain with Low-Dose Lumbar Intrathecal Ziconotide: A Case Report, Dovepress, March 8, 2019

Columbia Surgical Specialists Pays Hackers $14K in Ransomeware Attack
Modern Healthcare, March 8, 2019

Surgery Tracker Offers Peace of Mind
U.S. Army, March 7, 2019

Bill Would Pay for Nurses' Tuition if They Stay to Teach in Maine
WGME (Portland, Maine), March 7, 2019

Virtual Reality Hypnosis Cuts Post-Op Pain, Anxiety in Kids
Medscape, March 6, 2019

Epic EHR Software Isn't Accessible for Blind Hospital Employees, Suit Claims
Modern Healthcare, March 6, 2019

Staying Awake During Spinal Surgery is Cutting Recovery Time in Half
University of California San Francisco, March 5, 2019

The Use and Abuse of Medical Marijuana
Fullerton Observer (Fullerton, Calif.), March 5, 2019

Three Key Anesthesia Performance Indicators ASCs Should Track
Becker's ASC Review, March 4, 2019

Spinal Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension is Caused by a Decrease in Stroke Volume in Elderly Patients, Dovepress, March 4, 2019

Editorial
If Healthcare is a 'Right,' What's Next?
APN News (India), March 2, 2019

Sounds of Our City: Angela Soffee
CRNA Spencer Soffe is mentioned.
Yakima (Yakima, Wash.), March 2, 2019

Frailty May Be a New Screening Criterion for Fitness for an Operation
Medical Xpress, March 1, 2019

Student Nurses Call for Expanded Practice on APRN Advocacy in Action Day
UMSL Daily (University of Missouri, St. Louis), March 1, 2019

CRNAs: A Short History of Nurse Anesthesia and the Future of Anesthesia Care
LinkedIn, April 7, 2017