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.

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

When It Comes to Glymphatic Clearance, Not All Anesthetics, or Sleep Stages, Are Equal
Neurology Today, 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

WALANT...Say What?!
WALANT, or Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet Surgery, is the latest advancement in the field of hand surgery.
JewishLinkNJ.com, 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

Anesthetic Drug Propofol Shows Promise in the Treatment of Medication-Resistant Depression
PsyPost, February 28, 2019

How Providence Anesthesiology Associates' ERAS Program Transitioned to the ASC Setting
Becker's ASC Review, February 28, 2019

Biotouch Recalls Topical Anesthetic Over Poisoning Risk
WFTS/ABC (Tampa Bay, Florida), February 28, 2019

CRNAs Take on Surgical Cases Without Supervision—Three Study Findings
Becker's ASC Review, February 27, 2019

Increased Glymphatic Influx is Correlated with High EEG Delta Power and Low Heart Rate in Mice Under Anesthesia
ScienceAdvances, February 27, 2019

Association Between COMT Polymorphism, Labor Anxiety, and Analgesia in Pregnant Women
Dovepress, February 27, 2019

SKIMS Perform Rare Surgery on Newborn with 'Two Heads'
Greater Kashmir (Srinagar, Kashmir, India), February 26, 2019

The Effect of Avertin Anesthesia and a Mixture of Three Types of Anesthetic Agents on Food Intake and Body Weight in High Fat Induced Obese Male and Female Mice
J-Stage, February 26, 2019

Legislator Introduces Bill to Allow Nurse Practitioners Full Practice Authority in California—5 Insights
Becker's ASC Review, February 25, 2019

What is it Like to Give a Polar Bear Anesthesia for Eight Hours?
Veterinary Medicine News, February 25, 2019

The Gift of Life
Jason Barnhard, MS, CRNA, is mentioned in the story.
Independent, February 23, 2019

WPP Doctors See 89 Patients in Plastic and Ophthalmology Missions
Mary O'Hanley, CRNA, is mentioned in the story.
Searchlight (St. Vincent and the Grenadines, West Indies), February 22, 2019

Increased Duration of Hip Fracture Surgery May Increase Risk for Postoperative Delirium
Healio/Orthopedics Today, February 22, 2019

Bill to Let Advanced Nurses Prescribe Drugs Rejected
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, February 21, 2019

Anesthesia Type Determines Risk of Cerebral Infarction After Carotid Endarterectomy
MD Linx, February 21, 2019

What's the Difference?
Santa Fe New Mexican, February 21, 2019

Bill to Require Consent for Pelvic Exams on Patients Under Anesthesia
ABC 4 (Salt Lake City, Utah), February 20, 2019

Link Between NSAIDs and C. Diff?
MedPage Today, February 20, 2019

NCSBN Publishes Findings from Survey of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses with Collaborative Practice Agreements
National Council of State Boards of Nursing, February 20, 2019

Anesthesiologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2019
Medscape, February 20, 2019

Study Finds Acetaminophen Significantly Reduced In-Hospital Delirium
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, February 19, 2019

Study Probes Effect of Anesthesia on Breast Cancer Outcomes
Stony Brook University, February 19, 2019

Dexmedetomidine Attenuates the Neurotoxicity of Propofol Toward Primary Hippocampal Neurons In Vitro Via Erk1/2/CREB/BDNF Signaling Pathways
Dovepress, February 19, 2019

Application of PICCO During Anesthesia of Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Ventricular Isolation Plasty Due to Left Ventricular Aneurysm
The Heart Surgery Forum, February 18, 2019

Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Procedural Amnesia and Respiratory Depression Between Moderate and Deep Sedation with Propofol in the Emergency Department
MD Linx, February 18, 2019

Comparison of Sufentanil-Midazolam and Sevoflurane for Anesthesia Induction in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery by Real-Time Hemodynamic and Cardiac Efficiency Monitoring: A Prospective Randomized Study, The Heart Surgery Forum, February 18, 2019

Tri-State Doctors Perform Over 50 Surgeries Amid Chaos in Haiti
WOWK (Charleston, W.Va.), February 18, 2019

Three Denial Management Steps Every Anesthesia Practice Should Follow
Becker's ASC Review, February 15, 2019

Nurse Practitioner Debate Re-Emerges in House
Panama City News Herald (Florida), February 15, 2019

Do Nurse Practitioners Need a Doctor Looking Over Their Shoulder? Ask Your Legislator
Sun Sentinel (Florida), February 15, 2019

Doctors Knock Out Sheep to Study Anesthesia's Dark Side
The Straits Times (Singapore), February 15, 2019

TRPV1 Channel Contributes to Remifentanil-Induced Postoperative Hyperalgesia Via Regulation of NMDA Receptor Trafficking in Dorsal Root Ganglion
Dovepress, February 15, 2019

Study: General Anesthesia in Early Infancy Unlikely to Have Lasting Effects on Developing Brains
News-Medical.net, February 15, 2019

HHS Will Test Paying Ambulances for Trips to Alternative Sites, Telemedicine
Modern Healthcare, February 14, 2019

Anesthesia, If Limited, Can Be Safe for Baby's Brain
The Seattle Times, February 14, 2019

Do Florida Nurse Practitioners Need a Doctor Looking Over Their Shoulders? Lawmakers to Decide
Orlando Sentinel, February 14, 2019

Studying the Effects of Anesthesia on Metastatic Breast Cancer
Stony Brook University News, February 14, 2019

Quality of Care Isn't Better at Physician-Employed Hospitals, Study Shows
Modern Healthcare, February 13, 2019

Nurse Practitioner Debate Re-Emerges in House
Tampa Bay Business Journal, February 13, 2019

N.Y.C. Nurses to Picket as Negotiations with Hospitals Drag On
Modern Healthcare, February 13, 2019

Romance and...Medicare? Hilarious #healthpolicyvalentines Poems are Trending on Twitter
The Orange County Register, February 13, 2019

Oregon Doctor's Personal Climate Battle Spurs Industry Change
Oregon Public Broadcasting, February 13, 2019

Civic's 'Miss Evers' Boys' is Powerful Reminder for Black History Month
This show is sponsored by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists of Carolina East Health System.
Sun Journal (New Bern, N.C.), February 13, 2019

Safety and Efficacy of Ketamine Versus Ketamine-Fentanyl-Dexmedetomidine Combination for Anesthesia and Analgesia in Rats
Sage Journals, February 12, 2019

Nurse Practitioners Urge Oklahoma Lawmakers to Increase Health Care Access
News on 6 (Tulsa, Okla.), February 12, 2019

Prophylactic Granisetron for Post-Spinal Anesthesia Shivering in Cesarean Section: A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Study
MD Linx, February 12, 2019

Which Anesthetic is Less Likely to Cause Post-Op Confusion?
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 12, 2019

Nurses Make Strong Case for Deregulation
NewsOK, February 11, 2019

Supervision v. Collaboration: Bill on Anesthetist-Doctor Relationship Passes Committee
KFOR (Oklahoma City, Okla.), February 11, 2019

Doctors' TV Ads Don't Stop Bill on Nurse Anesthetists
The Oklahoman, February 11, 2019

Doctors Trying to Defeat Legislation to Give Nurses More Autonomy
Tulsa World, February 11, 2019

Lawmaker Hopes Bill Will Allow Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists to Work Independently
KOCO News 5, February 11, 2019

Two Secrets to Successful EMR Implementation for ASCs
Becker's ASC Review, February 11, 2019

Local Hospitals Among Those Adopting 'Enhanced Recovery' After Surgery
Journal Star (Peoria, Ill.), February 10, 2019

Letter to the Editor
Orlando VA Long Waits
Letter from Randall Moore regarding the VA granting CRNAs full practice authority.
Orlando Sentinel, February 8, 2019

Freshman Legislator Learning the Ropes
Republic Monitor (Perryville, Mo.), February 8, 2019

Surgical Capabilities Broaden as Medical Device Introduced at WBAMC
Major Elizabeth Holshouser, MSN, CRNA, is featured in news story.
(DVIDS), February 8, 2019

Guidelines Discourage Perioperative Antibiotics, Codeine for Kids Undergoing Tonsillectomy
MD Linx, February 8, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Providence Centralia Hospital Visit Was a Great Experience
CRNA Ted Gavel is mentioned.
The Daily Chronicle, February 7, 2019

Policy Pitch: 'Vote Yes on SB 801 and HB 1027'
NonDoc (Oklahoma City, Okla.), February 7, 2019

Kansas City Woman Credits Controversial Depression Treatment with Saving Her Life
Fox4KC.com (Kansas City, Mo.), February 7, 2019

Lowering Levels of Anesthesia Doesn't Prevent Postoperative Delirium: JAMA
Specialty Medical Dialogues, February 7, 2019

Please Experience 'Behind the Sheet'
Amsterdam News (New York, N.Y.), February 7, 2019

SIUE Nursing Students Assist Costa Rican Patients
RiverBender.com (Alton, Ill.), February 5, 2019

Senators Seek Industry Data on Surprise Medical Bills
Modern Healthcare, February 5, 2019

CRNA Julia Grove Encourages Active Recruitment, ASC Price Transparency—Four Highlights
Becker's ASC Review, February 5, 2019

HHS Official Wants States to Know the Risks of Pot Legalization
Modern Healthcare, February 4, 2019

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Recognizes 118th Birthday of Army Nurse Corps
Clarksville Online (Clarksville, Tenn.), February 3, 2019

Data Points: Tracking the Flu
Modern Healthcare, February 2, 2019

Outcomes Reporting in Regional Anesthesia Patients: A Comparison of Manual Phone Calls Versus Automated Phone App Messaging
Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, Pa.), February 2019

Drop in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Saves $7.7 Billion
Modern Healthcare, January 29, 2019

Prosecutor: Insys Founder Motivated by 'Greed' in Fentanyl Bribery Scheme
Modern Healthcare, January 29, 2019

Healthcare Providers Have Role in Helping Human Trafficking Victims
Modern Healthcare, January 25, 2019

FDA Recall: VentStar and ID Breathing Circuits, Anesthesia Sets
Pulmonology Advisor, January 25, 2019

Remifentanil Patient-Controlled Analgesia in Labour: Six-Year Audit of Outcome Data of the RemiPCA SAFE Network (2010-2015)
MD Linx, January 25, 2019

Undergrads Design Ventilator Device; Form Company to Aid Newborns During Surgery
University of Wisconsin-Madison News, January 25, 2019

Most and Least Rewarding Aspects of Nursing - 90 Statistics
Becker's ASC Review, January 25, 2019

Dr Reddy's Launches Injection for Anesthesia and Sedation in U.S. Market
Business Standard, January 24, 2019

Commentary
Jessica Poole: Patients Need to Ask Questions
Jessica Poole, DNAP, MHS, CRNA, is the author.
Trib Live (Tarentum, Pa.), January 23, 2019

Three Key Anesthesia Trends for ASCs to Know
Becker's ASC Review, January 22, 2019

Respiratory Compromise Institute (RCI) Issues Provider Education Presentations to Raise Awarenss of Respiratory Compromise
Respiratory Compromise Institute, January 22, 2019

Local Hospitals Among Those Adopting 'Enhanced Recovery' After Surgery
AANA CEO Randall Moore and CRNA Josh Newman are interviewed.
The State Journal-Register, January 21, 2019

Prophylactic Platelet Transfusions for Critically Ill Patients with Thrombocytopenia: A Single-Institution Propensity-Matched Cohort Study
MD Linx, January 21, 2019

Different Effects of Oxycodone and Remifentanil in Patients Undergoing Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatic Cancer: A Randomized Trial
Dovepress, January 18, 2019

Government Shutdown Cold Make Hospitals Wait Longer for New Generic Drugs
Modern Healthcare, January 17, 2019

Satire
OR Shutdown Enters Third Week Over Drape Wall Impasse
Anesthesiologists want to build the drape wall. Surgeons more flexible on issue.
MedPage Today, January 17, 2019

Association Between Postoperative Delirium and Long-Term Cognitive Function After Major NonEmergent Surgery
MD Linx, January 17, 2019

JAMA Forum: Teaching Pelvic Examination Under Anesthesia Without Patient Consent
News@JAMA, January 16, 2019

Artificial Intelligence May Soon Cause Unprecedented Disruption
Arab News, January 16, 2019

Hospital Develops Recovery, Care Program
Journal Courier (Jacksonville, Ill.), January 16, 2019

Can Anesthesia Influence Cancer Outcomes After Surgery?
JAMA Surgery, January 16, 2019

Minimally Invasive Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Section in Maternal Anticoagulation Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Trial
MD Linx, January 15, 2019

Monongahela Man Finds Success with Outpatient Knee Replacement
Herald-Standard (Uniontown, Pa.), January 14, 2019

Chinese Teen D‌i‌es After Rare Aller‌gic R‌eactio‌n to Anesthesia During Nose Job
NextShark, January 14, 2019

Sleep Apnea Patients at Higher Risk of Difficult Intubation
Specialty Medical Dialogues, January 13, 2019

Pain Relief During Labor Varies Across U.S.
WSAU (Stevens Point, Wis.), January 11, 2019

Pain Relief During Labor Varies Across U.S.
Reuters, January 11, 2019

Effect of Preoperative Pregabalin on Analgesia and Interleukins After Lumbotomy: Prospective, Randomized, Comparative, Double-Blind Study
Dovepress, January 11, 2019

Bladen County Hospital to Permanently Close Maternity Center Due to Hurricane Damage, Declining Deliveries
WECT 6 News (Wilmington, N.C.), January 10, 2019

Patient Safety Panel to Discuss Solutions to Eliminating Preventable Post-Operative Delirium
AP News, January 10, 2019

Risk Factors for Early Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction After Colorectal Surgery
MD Linx, January 10, 2019

Local Anesthesia and Anxiolytic Techniques for Oculoplastic Surgery
Dovepress, January 10, 2019

Time from Neuraxial Anesthesia Placement to Delivery is Inversely Proportional to Umbilical Arterial Cord pH at Scheduled Cesarean Delivery
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, January 9, 2019

Sleep Apnea Tied to Intubation Risk
MedPage Today, January 9, 2019

What It Felt Like to Get an Epidural as a Fat Woman
Romper, January 9, 2018

New Procedure to Help Reduce Pain Without Opioids
CRNA Corey Johnson is featured.
The Daily Evergreen (Washington State University), January 7, 2019

Evaluation of Cerebral Oxygen Saturation During Hypotensive Anesthesia in Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
MD Linx, January 7, 2019

Guest Opinion: Advanced Practice Nurses Can Combat Doctor Shortages
Bucks County Courier Times, January 4, 2019

Effect of Adjunctive Dexmedetomidine on Anesthesia and Analgesia Requirement and Recovery Characteristics During Bispectral Index-Guided Anesthesia for Cerebello-Pontine Angle Surgeries: A Randomized Clinical Trial
MD Linx, January 4, 2019

Local Anesthesia Beneficial in EVAR for Ruptured AAA
Healio, January 4, 2019

Nurse Anesthetists: Always There, Caring for Illinois Since 1880
Daily Herald, January 3, 2019

Association of Peripheral Nerve Blocks with Postoperative Outcomes in Ambulatory Shoulder Surgery Patients: A Single-Centre Matched-Cohort Study
MD Linx, January 2, 2019

CEO Update: Healthcare is Now a Zero-Sum Game
AANA NewsBulletin, January 2019

The Effect of Temperature on Levobupivacaine Spinal Anesthesia
ClinicalTrials.gov, January 1, 2019

Virtual Reality Transforms Hospital Stay for Kids
WPSD 6 (Paducah, Ky.), January 1, 2019

Federal Mandate Requires Hospitals to Post Prices Online
News on 6 (Tulsa, Okla.), January 1, 2019

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