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.

Clonidine May Not Improve Post-Cesarean Delivery Analgesia
Clinical Pain Advisor, June 18, 2018

Children Can Drink Clear Fluids Until One Hour Before Anesthesia
MedicalXpress, June 15, 2018

First Ketamine Guidelines for Pain Release
WebMD, June 15, 2018

Anesthesia for Spine Surgery
Anesthesiology News, June 15, 2018

French Hospital Test VR Technology as a Replacement for Anesthesia
Interesting Engineering, June 13, 2018

Dexmedetomidine Cuts γ-Aminobutyric Acid Receptor Function
MPR (Monthly Prescribing Reference), June 13, 2018

Hospital Donates Equipment to Kenya Relief
Elko Daily Free Press (Elko, Nevada), June 12, 2018

Pulse Oximetry Saturation Values Differ Between Finger, Ear
Anesthesiology News, June 12, 2018

Algorithm Predicts Low Blood Pressure During Surgery with 84 Percent Accuracy
Clinical Innovation+Technology, June 12, 2018

General Anesthesia Could Contribute to Dementia
The Korea Bizwire, June 12, 2018

United States: Two Federal Transparency Bills Introduced in Congress
Mondaq, June 11, 2018

Continuous Quality Improvement Program Aids Emergency Airway Management
Anesthesiology News, June 11, 2018

Doctors 'Confused' After Man Left with Green Urine After Car Crash
Infosurhoy (Latin America/Caribbean), June 11, 2018

Study: Unfractionated Heparin Should Not Be Used with Aspirin Following THA, TKA as VTE Prophylaxis
Healio, June 11 2018

Light Touch Healing Arts Offers Natural Options for Wellness
CRNA Michelle Moles is featured.
Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, West Virginia), June 10, 2018

Nurse Practitioners' Primary Care Role for Rural Areas Hobbled by Practice Restrictions
HealthLeaders Media, June 7, 2018

A French Hospital Used Hypnosis to Block Pain in 150 Cancer Surgeries
Quartz, June 7, 2018

The Effect of Passive Leg-Raising Maneuver on Hemodynamic Stability During Anesthesia Induction for Adult Cardiac Surgery
Dovepress, June 7, 2018

Who Was Dr. Virginia Apgar?
The Daily Mail, June 7, 2018

Man Stays Awake During CPR for 90 Minutes
Nature World News, June 6, 2018

A Review of Ketamine's Role in ECT and Non-ECT Settings
Dovepress, June 6, 2018

New Bill Would Expand the Sunshine Act to Cover Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Nurses
National Law Review, June 5, 2018

Research Highlights Major Role of Nurse Practitioners in Rural Areas, June 5, 2018

Nurse Practitioners Boost Presence by 43 percent in Rural America
Forbes, June 5, 2018

Several Surgical, Patient Factors Increase Urinary Retention Risk after TJA
Healio, June 5, 2018

Confronting Postdural Puncture Headache in Clinical Practice
Neurology Advisor, June 4, 2018

Med Students Still Do Pelvic Exams on Women Under Anesthesia
Medscape, May 25, 2018


The Characteristic Patterns of Neuronal Avalanches in Mice Under Anesthesia and at Rest: An Investigation Using Constrained Artificial Neural Networks
PLOS, May 24, 2018

Case Report: Sudden Cardiac Arrest Under Spinal Anesthesia in a Mission Hospital
BioMed Central, May 24, 2018

Sublingual Sufentanil for Postoperative Pain Relief: First Clinical Experiences
Dovepress, May 24, 2018

FDA Panel: 'Little Merit' in Sublingual Buprenorphine for Pain
Medscape, May 23, 2018

A Paradigm Shift at a Busy Urology Ambulatory Surgery Center
Anesthesiology News, May 23, 2018

AVATS Surgery Shown to be Option for Patients Deemed 'Inoperable'
American Thoracic Society, May 23, 2018

Worsening Drug Shortages Leave Providers Scrambling for Alternatives
Modern Healthcare, May 21, 2018

Telehealth Trend: Are Your Claims Reimbursable Under Medicare?
JDSupra, May 21, 2018

Health Students Learn from Virtual Dissection Table
Bay News 9 (St. Petersburg, Florida), May 21, 2018

Implementing an Enhanced Recovery Program for Elective Cesareans Improves Care and Saves Money
Anesthesiology News, May 21, 2018

Green Valley Doctor: I was Fired Over Op-Ed About Nurse Practitioners, May 19, 2018

Should You and Your Physician Be Concerned About AI?
Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, Missouri), May 18, 2018

Disappointing Results of Boston Keratoprosthesis in Kids
Medscape, May 16, 2018

Asking Hard Questions to Reduce Maternal Mortality (Malignant Hyperthermia)
Stanford Medicine Scope, May 16, 2018

Medical Orgs Decry Attempt to Alter State Laws for APRNs
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), May 16, 2018

Ambient Oxygen and Its Effect on Surgical Fires
Books World, May 15, 2018

Does Propofol Prevent Prolonged Desaturation During Neonatal Intubation?
Pulmonology Advisor, May 14, 2018

Local Patient Died in Pain After 'Do-Not-Resuscitate' Wishes Were Ignored
The Daily News (Longview, Washington), May 14, 2018

Nurse Experiences a Life of 'Cheerful Giving'
News Star (Monroe, Louisiana), May 12, 2018

The Apgar Score: A Crucial Tool in the First Moments of Life
The Hamilton Spectator (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) May 11, 2018

A Missed Chance for Health Care Bill
The Oklahoman, May 11, 2018

Health Care Faces Challenges in Rural North Carolina
Bladen Journal (Elizabethtown, North Carolina), May 11, 2018

AANA Calls on Healthcare Community to Use Opioid-Sparing Pain Management to Prevent Addiction and Abuse
AANA, May 10, 2018

Postoperative Dental Morbidity in Children Following Dental Treatment Under General Anesthesia
BMC Oral Health, May 10, 2018

Vertebroplasty No Better Than Local Anesthetic for Pain
Medscape, May 10, 2018

Pancreaticoduodenectomy Enhanced Recovery Program Reduces Opioid Use
Anesthesiology News, May 10, 2018

Malpractice Law Needs to Expand
Albuquerque Journal, May 10, 2018

Oncologists Often Suggest Medical Marijuana, But Know Little About It, Survey Finds
STAT, May 10, 2018

A Mother's Story: Teaching Determination by Example
The Camarillo Acorn, May 10, 2018

Peds Fasting Duration Not Tied to Adverse Sedation Outcomes
MPR (Monthly Prescribing Reference), May 9, 2018

Mepivacaine is Found to Be an Effective Spinal Anesthetic for Knee Replacement Surgery, May 9, 2018

Op-Ed: With Key Legislation Ready, Congress Must Act Now to Address Opioid Addiction
The Hill, May 8, 2018

How Banner Health Tackled Doctors' Skepticism Over Increased Use of Advanced Practitioners
FierceHealthcare, May 7, 2018

Nurses Needed: In the Community
Bangor Daily News, May 7, 2018

Surgery While You're Wide Awake? MD Anderson Doctors Using Hypnosis Instead of General Anesthesia
ABC 13 (Houston), May 6, 2018

Putting Patients First: Nurses are the Forefront of Medicine
The Southern (Carbondale, Illinois), May 6, 2018

Parkinson's Disease Sufferers Could Soon Undergo Brain Treatment Under Anaesthesia for First Time (Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia, May 5, 2018

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome—How Common Is It? What Causes It?
Natural Medicine Journal, May 2018

Predicted Difficult Mask Ventilation and Intubation Succeeds with Careful Planning: Case Report
Anesthesiology News, April 25, 2018

ABC Urges Practices to Keep HIPAA Compliance on Their Radar—4 Insights
Becker's ASC Review, April 25, 2018

Anesthesia in Young Children is Not Linked to Lower IQs, Say Mayo Clinic Researchers
Minnesota Post, April 25, 2018

APPs in Leadership Roles: Key Opportunities and Considerations for Hospitals

Becker's Hospital Review, April 24, 2018

Six Key Points on Managing Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Patient Pain
Becker's ASC Review, April 24, 2018

Unintended Dural Puncture After Epidural Steroid Injection for Labor Analgesia: Case Report
Anesthesiology News, April 23, 2018

Advance Directives and Surgery: Clinical Report Provides Guidance
American Academy of Pediatrics, April 23, 2018

Periarticular Injection Plus ACB, IPACK Improves Pain Control in TKA
Healio, April 23, 2018

Regional vs Local Anesthetic Technique in Surgical Fistula Success Rate Among Patients Requiring Dialysis
Healio, April 23, 2018

An Opioid Alternative: Vanderbilt Doctor's Relief Retreats Give Pain Patients Their Lives Back
The Tennessean, April 21, 2018

Perineural Dexamethasone Not Worth Adding to Interscalene Block
Anesthesiology News, April 20, 2018

Mortality Down with Spinal Anesthesia for Hip Fix Surgery
HealthDay, April 20, 2018

Airway on Demand: Following the Bubbles to a Successful Intubation
Anesthesiology News, April 19, 2018

Patient Risk Rises with Local Anesthetics Shortage
Health Leaders Media, April 19, 2018

Can Nurse Practitioners Fill the Void in Primary Care?
MD Magazine, April 19, 2018

Researchers Find No Link Between Surgical Anesthesia and Low IQ in Kids
Deccan Chronicle (India), April 18, 2018

Deep Neuromuscular Block Leads to Fewer Readmissions, Lower Overall Costs
Anesthesiology News, April 18, 2018

What Nebraska's Physician Shortage Says About the Emerging Healthcare System Nationwide
Healthcare Informatics, April 17, 2018

Lourdes Surgeon Performs New Jersey's First 'Opioid Sparing' Shoulder Surgeries
Burlington County Times (New Jersey), April 17, 2018

From Also-Ran to Boston Runner-Up: Sarah Sellers Shocks Field in Just Her Second Marathon
Boston Globe, April 16, 2018

Feds Take CMS to Task Over Improper Telehealth Reimbursements
mHealth Intelligence, April 16, 2018

Improving Patient Outcomes with Multimodal Noninvasive Monitoring
Anesthesiology News, April 16, 2018

What We Know and Don't Know About Memory Loss After Surgery
Kaiser Health News, April 12, 2018

Cedar Crest College Unveils New Nursing Lab, April 12, 2018

NCSBN Unveils New Interactive Nursys Authorization to Practice Map
National Council of State Boards of Nursing, April 11, 2018

Drug Shortage Could Impact Pregnant Women
Fox 29, April 10, 2018

Coding Trigger Point Injections for Pain Management
ICD 10 Monitor, April 10, 2018

Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Naloxone
The Fix, April 9, 2018

Unleash Skilled Nurses
The Times-Tribune (Scranton, Pa.), April 9, 2018

Hospital CEO Looks to Staff New Department
Gillette News (Gillette, Wyo.), April 8, 2018

Two Bills Would Allow RNs to Prescribe Drugs Without Doctor Approval, April 6, 2018

Common Deficiencies Cited by AAAASF and How to Fix Them - Being Prepared for a Situation Affecting the Surgeon or Anesthesia Provider
Becker's ASC Review, April 6, 2018

Ukraine Has Banned the Popular Tool for Anesthesia
The Siver Times (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), April 5, 2018

Airway on Demand: Examining a Pedunculated Ball Valve Mass
Anesthesiology News, April 5, 2018

Aware or Unaware: Exploring the Brain During Unconsciousness
MultiBriefs: Exclusive, April 5, 2018

Six Epidural Side Effects After Giving Birth to Look Out For
Romper, April 5, 2018

CRNA Donates New Anesthesia Cart to Oakland Mercy Hospital
Blair Enterprise Publishing, April 4, 2018

Your Turn: Opioids: A Rational Discussion of Therapeutics
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, Iowa), April 4, 2018

Your Patients are Recording You—Medscape Examines Covert Recordings
Becker's ASC Review, April 3, 2018

Bill Would Give Virginia Nurse Practitioners More Autonomy
Modern Healthcare, April 3, 2018

Around the Schools: Alamance-Burlington School System's Career and Technical Education Career Night
The Times-News (Burlington, N.C.), April 3, 2018

ASRA Addressing Analgesic Drug Shortages that Threaten Patient Care
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, April 3, 2018

Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Maintains Outpatient Facilities Maximize Patient Safety
Becker's ASC Review, April 3, 2018

Chronic Pain or Pending Medical Procedure? New Guidelines Promote Safety for Patients on Antithrombotic Drugs
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, April 3, 2018

Advanced Practice Providers' Roles, Job Counts Rapidly Expanding
Crain's Cleveland Business, April 1, 2018

Nurses Can Expect a Strong Hiring Trend
Houston Chronicle, April 1, 2018

The Case for Slow-Release Anesthetics
Practical Pain Management, April/May 2018

Putting Patient Data on Phones Introduces New Privacy and Security Concerns
Modern Healthcare, March 31, 2018

Trauma Training Teaches Public How to Respond to Bloody Incidents
KSLA News (Shreveport, La.), March 31, 2018

Woman Plays Flute While Undergoing Brain Surgery
International Business Times, March 31, 2018

Anesthesia, Surgery Affect Postoperative Neurological Outcomes
Neurology Advisor, March 30, 2018

Eight Statistics on the Anesthesia Labor Market
Becker's ASC Review, March 28, 2018

An Epidural Needle Got Stuck in This Mom's Spine 14 Years Ago and She Just Discovered It, March 28, 2018

Virginia Apgar, a Leading Advocate for Neonatal Health
HUB (Johns Hopkins University), March 28, 2018

Comparison of Oral Dexmedetomidine and Midazolam for Premedication and Emergence Delirium in Children After Dental Procedures Under General Anesthesia: A Retrospective Study
Dovepress, March 28, 2018

Association of Hemodynamics During Caesarean Section, Outcomes After Caesarean Section and Hormone Changes with Different Anesthesia in Pregnant Women with Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Spandidos Publications, March 27, 2018

Don Heath: Oklahoma's Search for Humane Executions is Futile
Tulsa World, March 27, 2018

Veteran Filmmaker Addresses Delaware Veterans Coalition
Middletown Transcript, March 27, 2018

Fewer Complications, Lower Risk of Death with Conscious Sedation for TAVR
TCTMD, March 27, 2018

A Study on the Efficacy and Safety of Combining Dental Surgery with Tonsillectomy in Pediatrics
Dovepress, March 27, 2018

Delirium in ICU Prevented with Nocturnal Administration of Dexmedetomidine
Pulmonlogy Advisor, March 27, 2018

Nurse Anesthetist Hope to Expand Their Scope of Practice, Under Budget Bill
The Legislative Gazette, March 26, 2018

Letter to the Editor
We Call on Anthem to Fix Policies that Put Patients at Risk, March 26, 2018

Comparison of Ramosetron and Ondansetron for the Treatment of Established Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting After Laparoscopic Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized Double-Blinded Multicenter Trial
Dovepress, March 26, 2018

Omaha Welcoming Host to KU Basketball, Thousands of Jayhawk Fans
CRNA Marion Manion is profiled.
The Topeka Capital-Journal, March 25, 2018

Ophthalmologists Push Against Insurer on Anesthesia Policy
Newsday, March 25, 2018

Recruiting Young Medical Professionals into Army Reserve
Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS), March 24, 2018

Cedar Crest College New Graduate Simulation Center Gives Students a Hospital-Like Experience
Lehigh Valley Magazine, March 23, 2018

Methodical Bias for Comparison of Periodontal Ligament Injection and Local Infiltration Anesthesia for Routine Extractions in the Maxilla
Dovepress, March 23, 2018

Documents Show Japan Tolerated Body Restraint, Deception and Anesthesia in Cases of Forced Sterilization
Japan Times, March 21, 2018

Anthem's Anesthesia Policy Draws Fire
HealthLeaders Media, March 20, 2018

Myth v. Fact: NYSANA Releases Fact Sheet Supporting Full Scope of Practice Advocacy in New York
Digital Journal, March 20, 2018

What is Status Epilepticus?, March 20, 2018

A List of Helping Professions: Big Hearts, Big Opportunities
Southern New Hampshire University, March 20, 2018

Procedure Helps Patient Heal Pain Free
Wink News, March 20, 2018

Pain Management in Low-Resource Settings—Anesthesiologists Advocate for Increased Access
WoltersKluwer Health, March 20, 2018

A Nightmare Experience with Surgery
Pain News Network, March 20, 2018

Hospitalized Patients are Civilian Casualties in the Government's War on Opioids
Cato Institute, March 19, 2018

Medical Discovery News: Joseph Lister Made Surgery Survivable

Abilene Reporter News, March 19, 2018

Heron Therapeutics Preps NDA as Its Long-Acting Anesthetic Sails Through Phase 3
FierceBiotech, March 19, 2018

Oklahoma Will Be First State to Experiment With Nitrogen Gas in Executions
ShadowProof, March 16, 2018

Phrenic Nerve Infiltration vs SNB for Acute Ipsilateral Shoulder Pain
Clinical Pain Advisor, March 12, 2018

Deadline Approaching for Submitting Data to CMS
Healio, March 12, 2018

Hypnosis in the Operating Room
TMC News, March 9, 2018

Patient-Reported Outcome Tool Developed for Lumbar Spine Sx
MedicalXpress, March 8, 2018

Partial Parotidectomy Under Local Anesthesia for Benign Parotid Tumors - An Experience of 50 Cases
American Journal of Otolaryngology, March 8, 2018

Nursing Shortage Will Continue to Pinch Hospital Margins
Modern Healthcare, March 7, 2018

Multimodal Analgesia Cuts Complications Post Arthroplasty
DoctorsLounge, March 7, 2018

SMU Sends First-Ever Nurse Anesthesia Students to Stanford
Samuel Merritt University, March 6, 2018

Round Table: Concerns About Anesthesia in Children Not Changing Management Strategies
Healio/Ocular Surgery News (U.S. Edition), March 10, 2018

General vs Regional Anesthesia Mortality Rates
Orthopedics This Week, March 6, 2018

New Science Center Will Allow Newman to Train More Health Care Workers
The Wichita Eagle, March 6, 2018

Combining Statistical Techniques to Predict Postsurgical Risk of 1-Year Mortality for Patients with Colon Cancer
Dovepress, March 6, 2018

Anesthesiologist Handoffs Affect Post-Surgical Outcomes
HospiMedica, March 5, 2018

AI Is Coming After Highly Skilled Jobs, and It's Meeting Resistance
VB, March 4, 2018

Kentucky Nurses Push to Prescribe Controlled Drugs Independently, March 3, 2018

Anthem Insurance Wants Your Eye Surgeon to Also Be Your Anesthesiologist
The Hill, March 2, 2018

What Is Consciousness? New Study Sheds Light on What Happens in the Brain During Anesthesia
Newsweek, March 2, 2018

Scientists Have Revealed What Your Brain Really Does When You're Unconscious
ScienceAlert, March 2, 2018

Anesthetic Drug Being Used to Cure Depression
WCNC, March 2, 2018

Repeated Anesthesia in Infancy Increases Anxiety-Linked Behavior in NonHuman Primates

ScienceDaily, March 1, 2018

Do Women Really Need to Starve Themselves During Labor?
U.S. News & World Report, March 1, 2018

Effects of Propofol-Based Total Intravenous Anesthesia on Gastric Cancer: A Restrospective Study
Dovepress, March 1, 2018

The Correlation of the Depth of Anesthesia and Postoperative Cognitive Impairment: A Meta-Analysis Based on Randomized Controlled Trials
Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, March 2018

OOSS Urges Anthem to Rethink Misguided Anesthesia Services Guideline
Becker's ASC Review, February 28, 2018

Senate Passes Bill to Ease Restrictions on Advanced Practice Nurses
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 28, 2018

Can a Screening Tool ID Kids Who Can Have an MRI Without Anesthesia?
HealthImaging, February 27, 2018

Anthem's Guidelines for Monitored Anesthesia Care Draw Condemnation
Healio, February 26, 2018

19th Century Anesthesia and the Politics of Pain
JStor Daily, February 26, 2018

Then Again: 'There Shall Be No Pain'
VTDigger, February 25, 2018

Racism Still a Problem in Healthcare's C-Suite
Modern Healthcare, February 24, 2018

Anesthesia From Surgery Could Cause Memory Loss, Study Finds
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 24, 2018

Anthem Rescinds Evaluation and Management Reimbursement Policy to Cut Payments
HealthCareFinance, February 23, 2018

Local Eye Doctors Say Anthem's New Policy is 'Very Dangerous'
WKBN (Youngstown, Ohio), February 23, 2018

This Woman Had Surgical Sponges Left in Her Abdomen for at Least Six Years
Science Alert, February 23, 2018

Patients Could Soon Use Propofol While Undergoing Surgery
Infosurhoy (Latin America/Caribbean), February 22, 2018

Eight Guidelines for Sedation and Anesthesia in GI Endoscopy
Becker's ASC Review, February 22, 2018

Going Under Anesthesia May Impact Your Memory
HealthLine, February 22, 2018

Does Anesthesia Cause Memory Problems in Adults?
Live Science, February 22, 2018

Effect of Warming Anesthetic on Pain Perception During Dental Injection: A Split-Mouth Randomized Clinical Trial
Dovepress, February 22, 2018

Patients Undergoing Surgery Could Soon Choose How Sleepy They Want to Be at the Touch of a Button!
Daily Mail, February 22, 2018

Nebraska Legislature Considers Medical Marijuana
Megan Channell, MSN, CRNA, APRN, is featured.
Doane Line, February 21, 2018

BlogTalkRadio: Kelley Gardner, CRNA
EIN News, February 21, 2018

New ASGE Guideline on Sedation, Anesthesia in GI Endoscopy Differs from ASA on Capnography
Healio, February 21, 2018

The Quest for Unconsciousness: A Brief History of Anesthesia
The Wall Street Journal February 21, 2018

Heart Procedure Now Available Without an Anesthesia
WSET (Lynchburg, Va.), February 21, 2018

Anthem Now Wants Your Eye Surgeon to Double as Your Anesthesiologist
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH), February 21, 2018

Anthem Says Eye Surgeons Should Monitor Cataract Anesthesia Themselves
NPR, February 20, 2018

Guam Eases Nurse Practitioner Hurdles, Joinng U.S. Mainland Momentum
Forbes, February 19, 2018

Apneic Oxygenation Improves Emergency Intubation
Anesthesiology News, February 19, 2018

FDA Advisors Skeptical of Liposomal Bupivacaine for Regional Pain Control
MedPage Today, February 16, 2018

Researcher Explains How Statistics, Neuroscience Improve Anesthesiology
MedicalXpress, February 16, 2018

Anesthesia in Parkinson's Disease Requires Cautious Care
American Pharmacists Association, February 14, 2018

Ketamine, Propfol Help Reduce Recovery Time in Children Undergoing Sedated MRI
Neurology Advisor, February 14, 2018

Why Are the Doctors in Congress So Terrible?
Splinter News, February 13, 2018

Lidocaine Seen as Useful Component for Balanced Anesthesia During Spinal Surgery
Healio, February 13, 2018

African American Airman Realizes Many Dreams
Story features Lt Col Arnold T. Stocker, DNP, CRNA.
DVIDS, February 12, 2018

Updated Guidelines for Interventional Pain Procedures in Patients on Antiplatelet, Anticoagulant Treatment
Clinical Pain Advisor, February 12, 2018

Bill Would Expand Rural Nurses' Role
Valdosta Daily Times, February 12, 2018

Korean Ministry Updates Strict Guidance for Psychotropic Drugs
Korea Biomedical Review, February 12, 2018

Is It Time In America for the Surgical Black Box?
IVN, February 12, 2018

Nursing Careers Attracting More Men, February 11, 2018

Meet the People Behind Kootenai Foundation's Success
CRNA Sarah Pierce is profiled.
The Coeur d'Alene Press, February 11, 2018

Your Epidural Needle Won't Hurt, Actually—Here's Why
Romper, February 10, 2018

Anesthesia in Parkinson Disease Requires Cautious Care
Neurology Advisory, February 9, 2018

In Other Words: New Law Allows Better Access to Health Care
The Guam Daily Post, February 9, 2018

Dexmedetomidine, High Flow Nasal Oxygen and Sugammadex-Reversal of Rocuronium: Overcoming Anaesthetic Challenges in a Parturient with Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Presenting for Caesarean Section
International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia, February 9, 2018

Korean Government to Begin Tracking Propofol in May
The Korea Bizwire, February 9, 2018

More Caution on General Anesthesia in Stroke Thrombectomy
Medscape, February 8, 2018

Court Dismisses Lawsuit that Claimed Epic EHR was Overbillinb for Anesthesia
Healthcare IT News, February 7, 2018

Ketamine + Propfol Speeds Recovery for Peds MRI Sedation
MedicalXpress, February 7, 2018

Anthem Gets Flak for Anesthesia Coverage Policy
FierceHealthcare, February 7, 2018

See AANA Comment on Anthem Policy

Bill Would Allow Virginia Nurse Practitioners to Practice Without Physician Supervision
WRIC.Com, February 6, 2018

Is Chronic Pain a Consciousness Disorder? Treatment for Fibromyalgia Might Come from Physics, Not Medicine
Newsweek, February 6, 2018

Judge Won't Toss Whistleblower Lawsuit Over Anesthesia Billing
Reuters, February 5, 2018

Nurses Can Safely Administer Propofol Sedation in ASC Settings With Physician Supervision—5 Study Insights
Becker's ASC Review, February 5, 2018

Depth of Intraoperative Paralysis Mapped Across Surgical Procedures
Anesthesiology News, February 5, 2018

Caregivers Corner: Talk with Doctor Before Procedure Requiring Anesthesia
Capital Gazette (Annapolis, Md.), February 4, 2018

General Anesthesia a Viable Sedation Strategy for Thrombectomy in Stroke: Clinician Takeaway
Neurology Advisor, February 2, 2018

Nurse Practitioner Bill Squeezes Through First Committee, With Amendments
Richmond Times-Dispatch, February 1, 2018

Going Under the Knife? EEG Biomarker Could Help Anaesthetists Get It Right
MedicalXpress, February 1, 2018

Local Anesthetics for Brain Tumor Resection: Current Perspectives
Dovepress, February 1, 2018

What They're Watching: Laura Reichhardt
Laura Reichhardt is the Director of the Hawaii State Center for Nursing. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to talk about including nursing in payment transformation.
State of Reform, February 1, 2018

Pagosa Medical Center Open House Highlights New Cancer Center
On display was the GI Endoscopy Tower used during gastrointestinal procedures, Laparoscopic and Arthroscopic equipment, instruments used for total knee joint replacements, and information about Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist administered pain management.
Pagosa Daily (Pagosa Springs, Colo.), February 1, 2018

What to D.O.: Low-Dose Propfol Safe for Headache (Yes, Headache)
Emergency Medicine News, February 2018

Lt. Gov. Cox Has a Little Fun While Governor is Under Anesthesia
SanPete Messenger (Manti, Utah), February 1, 2018

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