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.

Scoring Systems to Detect Severe OSA Compared
Anesthesiology News, August 22, 2019

Effect of Intrathecal Dexmedetomidine on Cesarean Section During Spinal Anesthesia: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials
Dovepress, August 21, 2019

Doctors Bring in a Bevy of Lobbyists on Surprise Billing
Axios, August 20, 2019

Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial with Clinical, Neurophysiological, Laboratory and Radiological Outcome for Surgical Versus Non-Surgical Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: The Uppsala Spinal Stenosis Trial
BMJ Open, August 20, 2019

Impact of Postoperative Dexmedetomidine Infusion on Incidence of Delirium in Elderly Patients Undergoing Major Elective NonCardiac Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Dovepress, August 19, 2019

Breaking Bias: A Road Map to Boost Women and Minorities into Healthcare Leadership
Modern Healthcare, August 17, 2019

Tech Helping to Alleviate Nurse Shortage, Experience Gaps
Modern Healthcare, August 17, 2019

Comparison of the Effect of Sevoflurane or Propofol Anesthesia on the Regional Cerebral Oxygen Saturation in Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study
BMC Anesthesiology, August 17, 2019

How Bad is the Nursing Shortage?
Modern Healthcare, August 17, 2019

Researchers Refine Guidelines for Pediatric Brain Injuries
University of Washington Medicine, August 16, 2019

New Studies Reveal Growing Epidemic of Nurse Suicides in the U.S.
World Socialist Web Site, August 16, 2019

Hippocrates: Anesthesiologist and Teacher
St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), August 15, 2019

Washington Hospital Refuses to Pay $1 Million Ransomware Demand
Modern Healthcare, August 15, 2019

Undersedation During Total Hip Arthroplasty Reduction Results in Worse Patient Outcomes
Journal of Arthroplasty, August 15, 2019

Effects of Perioperative Intravenous Administration of Dexmedetomidine on Emergence Agitation After General Anesthesia in Adults: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Dovepress, August 15, 2019

Lawmakers Hope to Overhaul Privacy Rules for Substance Use Disorders
Modern Healthcare, August 14, 2019

Surprise Medical Bills Are On the Rise, Study Finds
ABC News, August 14, 2019

Forty Percent of Patients Faced 'Surprise' Out-of-Network Bills at In-Network Hospitals in 2016
Advisory Board, August 14, 2019

Airway Management in Patients With Oropharyngeal Masses
Anesthesiology News, August 14, 2019

Hospitals Call for Overhauling Medicare Advantage Prior Authorization Rules
Modern Healthcare, August 13, 2019

Sex Misconduct Complaints Against California Doctors Up Sharply
Modern Healthcare, August 13, 2019

Major Surgeries Linked to Small Decline in Mental Functioning in Older Age
The Washington Post, August 13, 2019

Doctors Want to Know if Patients Are Pot Users, It May Affect How They Are Sedated
CBS 4 Denver, August 12, 2019

A Man's Dentures Got Stuck in His Throat During Surgery, Leaving Him Bleeding for Weeks
Gizmodo, August 12, 2019

Study Suggests Patients Who Use Cannabis Respond to Anesthesia Differently
CBS 4 Denver, August 12, 2019

Where Are You Most Needed? Six Nursing Shortage Facts for Students
Daily Nurse, August 12, 2019

Bills from Out-of-Network Doctors Rising at In-Network Hospitals
Reuters, August 12, 2019

Airway Management Roundtable 2019: Seven Questions for an International Panel
Anesthesiology News, August 12, 2019

One of Separated Siamese Twins Already Awake
Hungary Today, August 12, 2019

Anesthetic Management of a Patient with Steinert Disease—Case Report
Specialty Medical Dialogues, August 12, 2019

UW Study Indicates Brain Bounces Back After Anesthesia
Wisconsin Public Radio, August 12, 2019

General Anesthesia and Positive Pressure Ventilation Suppress Left and Right Ventricular Myocardial Shortening in Patients Without Myocardial Disease—A Strain Echocardiography Study
Cardiovascular Ultrasound, August 10 2019

CMS Releases Key 2020 Payment and Policy Proposals
JD Supra, August 9, 2019

Wide Awake Hand Surgery at WVU Medicine
WV News, August 9, 2019

Improved Outcomes With Spray vs Nebulized Lidocaine for Bronchoscopy
Pulmonology Advisor, August 9, 2019

Accidental Awareness During Cesarean Delivery
Anesthesiology News, August 9, 2019

Five Questions to Ask Your Anesthesiologist When You Have Angelman Syndrome
Angelman Syndrome News, August 9, 2019

Dexamethasone and Dexmedetomidine as Adjuvants to Local Anesthetic Mixture in Intercostal Nerve Block for Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy: A Prospective Randomized Study
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, August 8, 2019

What is the Best Mode of Delivery of Topical Anesthesia During Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy?
Doc Wire News, August 8, 2019

Anesthesia and Analgesia Practices in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Survey of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Membership
Doc Wire News, August 8, 2019

CMS Releases CY 2020 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule
JD Supra, August 6, 2019

The Etherist Podcast: Untangling the Gordian Knot of Anesthesia Drug Shortages
Anesthesiology News, August 6, 2019

Blog: Proposed Rule Issued by CMS re: Expansion of Open Payments Reporting
JD Supra, August 5, 2019

Health Professionals Urge Marijuana Users to Disclose Smoking Activities to their Anesthesiologist
CRNA Linda Stone is quoted.
Times of CBD, August 5, 2019

Correspondence
Now's Not the Time to Not Be an Expert
Anesthesiology News, August 5, 2019

How Rude! Incivility Can Cause OR Woes
General Surgery News, August 5, 2019

Letter to the Editor
Fentanyl is a Necessary Medical Tool
Letter from Jaron Lassen, CRNA
The Gazette, August 4, 2019

Marijuana Use May Affect Patient Anesthesia
CRNA Linda Stone is quoted.
Pain News Network, August 2, 2019

Tell Your Anesthesiologist You Smoke Week - It Might Have an Effect on Your Surgery
AANA's new guidelines are featured.
The Growth Op, August 2, 2019

CMS Finalizes Rural Wage Index Boost
Modern Healthcare, August 2, 2019

Effects of Propofol on Myocardial Ischemia Reperfusion Injury Through Inhibiting the JAK/STAT Pathway
DocWire, August 1, 2019

If You Smoke Pot, Your Anesthesiologist Needs to Know
CRNA Linda Stone is quoted.
NBC News, August 1, 2019

ASHP Releases New Guidelines for Perioperative Pharmacists
Drug Topics, August 1, 2019

Hurry Up and Wait: Docs Say Insurers Increasingly Interfere
Modern Healthcare, August 1, 2019

Effects of Serratus Anterior Plane Block for Postoperative Analgesia After Thoracoscopic Surgery Compared with Local Anesthetic Infiltration: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Dovepress, August 1, 2019

Doctors Find 526 Teeth in Boy's Mouth in India
Fox Q13, August 1, 2019

Complication of Eye Surgery Can Kill in a Minute
Medscape, July 31, 2019

Delay or Proceed? What to Do When Patient Gets URI Before Undergoing Anesthesia
American Academy of Pediatrics, July 31, 2019

Slovenian Discovery May Speed Use of Ketamine as Antidepressant
Total Slovenia News, July 31, 2019

Surgery with Anesthesia Does Not Raise Person's Risk of MS Relapse, Study Finds
Multiple Sclerosis News Today, July 31, 2019

Ketamine Isn't an Opioid and Treats Depression in a Unique Way
Johns Hopkins Medicine, July 31, 2019

CMS 2020 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Includes Changes to the Open Payments Program to Comply with SUPPORT ACT in 2021
Policy & Medicine, July 30, 2019

Deadly Staph Infections Remain Threat in Hospitals and Communities
Anesthesiology News, July 30, 2019

CMS Proposes Requiring Hospitals to Publish Negotiated Rates
Modern Healthcare, July 29, 2019

Innovation Incubators: New Opportunities for Outpatient Total Joints in the ASC
Becker's ASC Review, July 29, 2019

Current Trends in Vitreoretinal Anesthesia
Doc Wire News, July 28, 2019

Commentary: Building an Action Plan to Address Healthcare's Compensation Gap for Women Executives
Modern Healthcare, July 27, 2019

Pre-Warming Before General Anesthesia with Isoflurane Delays the Onset of Hypothermia in Rats
bioRxiv, July 26, 2019

Lawmakers Lobby for Vote on Provider-Friendly Surprise Billing Ban
Modern Healthcare, July 26, 2019

Ultrasound-guided vs Landmark-based Approach to the Distal Suprascapular Nerve Block: A Comparative Cadaveric Study
Arthroscopy, July 26, 2019

Potential Role of Pharmacogenomics Testing in the Setting of Enhanced Recovery Pathways After Surgery
Dovepress, July 26, 2019

Senate Drug-Pricing Legislation Passes Committee Unscathed
Modern Healthcare, July 25, 2019

Four to Compete for Miss Frederick County Fair Title
The Winchester Star, July 25, 2019

Five Questions: Penn Doctors Study Why Elderly Patients Become Confused After Surgery
The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 25, 2019

Five Ways the Senate's Drug-Pricing Bill Would Change Provider Pay
Modern Healthcare, July 24, 2019

Senate Stalls Vote on Hospital Contract Reforms, Balance Billing
Modern Healthcare, July 24, 2019

Decade After Life-Saving Surgery at C.S. Mott, Domincan Boy Returns to Ann Arbor
Michigan Live, July 24, 2019

Mount Sinai Files Plans for $600M Redesign of Beth Israel
Modern Healthcare, July 23, 2019

Five Questions to Ask ASC Anesthesia Providers
Becker's ASC Review, July 23, 2019

Surgeons in British Columbia, Canada, Get Fee Increase for Operations on Obese Patients
Vancouver Sun, July 23, 2019

HHS Urges Broad Reforms at Some Indian Health Service Hospitals
Modern Healthcare, July 22, 2019

Anesthetic Management of Post-Thyroidectomy Complications
Anesthesiology News, July 22, 2019

Through Grant, Seton Expands Intensive PTSD Program to Veterans
Austin American Statesman (Austin, Texas), July 21, 2019

Stop the Bleed: A Battlefield Innovation on Civilian Soil
Stars & Stripes Korea, July 21, 2019

Opinion
My Turn: End Surprise Medical Billing by Standing with Patients
Concord Monitor, July 19, 2019

Music May Be an Alternative to Drug Used to Calm Pre-op Nerves
Nursing Times, July 19, 2019

Managing Anesthesia Services in ASCs—Five Top Problems and Solutions
Becker's ASC Review, July 19, 2019

Milton Mom Who Says Epidural Got Stuck in Her Back Plans to Launch Foundation
Pensacola News Journal, July 19, 2019

Music May Offer Alternative to Preoperative Drug Routinely Used to Calm Nerves
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, July 18, 2019

Ohio Opioid Distributor, Former Executives Face Rare Criminal Charges as Prosecutors Take a More Aggressive Stance Against Opioids
The Washington Post, July 18, 2019

Editorial
Big Pharma Nears Another Big Win
Modern Healthcare, July 18, 2019

Combination of Spinal Anesthesia and Usg-Guided Low-Dose Bilateral Infraclavicular Block in a Patient with Difficult Airway: A Rare Case Report
Crimson Publisher, July 18, 2019

76 Billion Opioid Pills: Discover How Many Were Sold Near You and By Whom Through The Post's Interactive Database
The Washington Post, July 18, 2019

Drug Company, Four People Indicted in U.S. Painkiller Probe
Modern Healthcare, July 18, 2019

Medical Marijuana Laws Not Linked to Reduced Opioid Misuse
Modern Healthcare, July 17, 2019

Providers Notch Wins in House Surprise Billing Legislation
Modern Healthcare, July 17, 2019

Two-Year Renewals Offered for Medical Canabis Patients
Patient must be renewing with a physician or APRN who certified them in a previous year.
The Maui News, July 17, 2019

CBO Projects Senate Drug-Pricing Proposal Will Save Money
Modern Healthcare, July 17, 2019

Lawmakers Push for No-Surprise Billing Act
The Washington Informer, July 17, 2019

House Panel to Vote on Arbitration Backstop for Surprise Medical Bills
Modern Healthcare, July 16, 2019

A Promising New Anesthetic—Discovered With Help From a Computer
Stanford Medicine, July 16, 2019

Best Neuraxial Technique for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty is Spinal Anesthesia
Anesthesiology News, July 16, 2019

Southeast Hospital Opens State-of-the-Art Hybrid Operating Room
Southeast Missourian, July 16, 2019

Surprise Billing Fixes: Not a Fast-Track to Medicare for All
MedPage Today, July 15, 2019

Fentanyl vs Fentanyl-Dexmedetomidine in Lumbar Foraminotomy Surgery
Dovepress, July 15, 2019

Indwelling Urinary Catheter for Total Joint Arthroplasty Using Epidural Anesthesia
Journal of Arthroplasty/MD Linx, July 15, 2019

Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland VA Team Up to Train More Nurses for Primary Care
Modern Healthcare, July 15, 2019

Oral Sedation Satisfactory for Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery
Specialty Medical Dialogues, July 14, 2019

Former TV Reporter Finds New Career as Nurse Alongside His Son
Winston-Salem Journal, July 14, 2019

WakeMed Health & Hospitals Prepares Patients Before Heart Surgery to Improve Outcomes
Modern Healthcare, July 13, 2019

Repaired Meniscal Injury, Age, Among Risk Factors for Opioid Use After ACL Reconstruction
Healio, July 13, 2019

Presentation Will Be Offered to Understand Battlefield Surgery
The Tribune Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.), July 13, 2019

Trump Administration Suffers Setbacks on Drug Price Transparency Efforts
Modern Healthcare, July 13, 2019

Suicide Risk in Nurses Higher Than General Population
MedPage Today, July 12, 2019

More Clinicians Received MIPS Bonuses in Year 2
Modern Healthcare, July 12, 2019

Safer Alternatives to Transversus Thoracis Muscle Plane Block
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, July 11, 2019

An Alternative Route to Anesthesia-Induced Anaphylaxis
The Scientist, July 10, 2019

Profound Lip and Tongue Swelling After Anesthesia Induction
Anesthesiology News, July 10, 2019

Flaws in Hospital Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Allow Remote Tampering
Tech Crunch, July 9, 2019

CCHR Warns of Treatments That Can Induce, Not Prevent, Suicide
EIN PressWire, July 9, 2019

Pelvic Plexus Block to Provide Better Anesthesia in Transperineal Template-Guided Prostate Biopsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial
BMC Urology, July 9, 2019

CMS Policy Change Improved Addiction Treatment Access
Modern Healthcare, July 9, 2019

ERAS Protocols, Although Challenging, Proliferate at U.S. Hospitals
Anesthesiology News, July 8, 2019

Regional Anaesthesia is Associated with Less Patient Satisfaction Compared to General Anaesthesia Following Distal Upper Extremity Surgery: A Prospective Double Centered Observational Study
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, July 5, 2019

Safety and Effectiveness of Intramuscular Ketamine Seation in the Management of Children with Oro-Dental Trauma in a Paediatric Emergency Department
Dental Traumatology/MD Linx, July 5, 2019

Rural Hospitals Support Wage Index Reform
Modern Healthcare, July 3, 2019

Esketamine for Depression: New FDA Approval, New Controversy
Psychology Today, July 3, 2019

Update on the Pharmacogenomics of Pain Management
Dovepress, July 3, 2019

North Carolina Rural Hospitals Loan Program Passes Senate
Modern Healthcare, July 3, 2019

American Pain Society Officially Shuttered
Medscape, July 2, 2019

Editorial
Considering the Patient as a Whole, Including Their Pocketbook
Modern Healthcare, July 1, 2019

N.Y. Quality Improvement Initiative Widened Racial Health Disparities
Modern Healthcare, July 1, 2019

FDA Gets Packed House for First CBD Hearing
Anesthesiology News, July 1, 2019

Early Sedation with Dexmedetomidine in Critically Ill Patients
New England Journal of Medicine/MD Linx, July 1, 2019

Educating Mlitary Veterans to Become Nurses to Care for Fellow Veterans
Rutgers-Camden News Now, July 2019

On the Battlefield or Here at Home, Highly Skilled CRNAs are Saving Lives
Sunshine State News, June 29, 2019

Successful Intralipid-Emulsion of Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity Following Ultrasound-Guided Brachial Plexus Block: Case Report
Dovepress, June 28, 2019

Neurosurgeon Completes "Awake" Spinal Fusion Surgery, a First in Colorado
Summit Daily (Summit County, Colo.), June 27, 2019

N.C. Standoff Could Leave 700,000 Without In-Network Hospitals
Modern Healthcare, June 27, 2019

Pennsylvania's Hahnemann University Hospital Closing
"I'm Kind of Numb to it. I was One of These Fellas Who Was Gonna Stay Til the Very End."
CRNA Joe Berger comments.
KYWNewsRadio 1060 AM (CBS), June 27, 2019

First of Its Kind Ketamine Infusion Center Opens in Edinburg, Texas
Valley Central News, June 26, 2019

Anesthesiologists Rank No. 1 for Highest Salary in 2018
Becker's ASC Review, June 26, 2019

A Day in the Life of a Nurse Anesthesia Student
University of Buffalo School of Nursing

Drug Shortages Drain at Least $359M From Health Systems
Modern Healthcare, June 26, 2019

Electroencephalography-guided Anesthetic Administration and Postoperative Delirium
JAMA, June 25, 2019

Effect of Hypotensive Hypovolemia and Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia on Plasma Pro-Atrial Natriuretic Peptide to Indicate Deviations in Central Blood Volume in Pigs: A Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial
Dovepress, June 25, 2019

Computer-Assisted Anesthetic Injection Method Decreases Dental Pain in Children
Anesthesia Progress, June 25, 2019

Citizen Soldiers Receive Trauma Training at Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Wicked Local Belmont (Lexington, Mass.), June 25, 2019

Therapies for Treatment-Resistant Major Depressive Disorder in Primary Care
Clinical Advisor, June 25, 2019

Association Between Anesthesia Exposure and Neurocognitive and Neuroimaging Outcomes in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
JAMA Oncology, June 24, 2019

Teleflex Medical Recalls the Hudson RCI Sheridan and Sheridan Endotracheal Tubes Due to Risk of the Sheridan Connector Disconnecting from the Breathing Circuit
Journal of Emergency Medical Services, June 24, 2019

HCA Uses Predictive Analytics to Spot Sepsis Early
Modern Healthcare, June 22, 2019

Conservative Legal Expert Calls Surprise Bill Proposals Unconstitutional
Modern Healthcare, June 21, 2019

FDA Releases Millions of Adverse Event Reports on Medical Devices
Modern Healthcare, June 21, 2019

Joint Commission Unveils Antibiotic Stewardship Programs for Outpatient Settings
Modern Healthcare, June 20, 2019

Three Policy Changes Affecting Anesthesia Groups in 2019—Surprise Billing, Substance Abuse and More
Becker's ASC Review, June 20, 2019

Sedation Method Does Not Affect Colonoscopy Detection Rate
University of Missouri-Columbia, June 19, 2019

USF Student Veteran Awarded Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarship
WTSP 10 News (Tampa Bay, Fla.), June 19, 2019

Intraoperative Management of Brain-Dead Organ Donors by Anesthesiologists During an Organ Procurement Procedure: Results from a French Survey
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, June 19, 2019

Surgeons' Misbehavior May Signal More Patient Complications
MedPage Today, June 19, 2019

Federal Health Agencies Acknowledge Therapeutic Potential of Psychedelics
Marijuana Moment, June 19, 2019

Sufentanil Sublingual Tablet Well Tolerated for Treating Pain
Anesthesiology News, June 19, 2019

High vs Low PEEP for Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Obese Individuals
Pulmonology Advisory, June 18, 2019

Effects of Anesthetic Technique and Surgery on Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells and Prognosis in Women Who Underwent Breast Cancer Surgery: A Prospective Study
Dovepress, June 18, 2019

MedPAC Suggests Elimination of Incident to Billing for APRNs, PAs
RevCycle Intelligence, June 18, 2019

Marijuana Use Doubles in U.S. Pregnant Women to 1 in 14
Modern Healthcare, June 18, 2019

Total Inhalation Induction and Maintenance of General Anesthesia in Adults
Anesthesiology News, June 18, 2019

Mega-Groups Dominate the New Millennium—8 Largest Anesthesia Entities
Becker's ASC Review, June 18, 2019

Surgery for Older Adults Must Change to Improve Outcomes
Modern Healthcare, June 17, 2019

Patients Receiving Ketamine Plus Dexmedetomidine Combo Need Monitoring
Anesthesiology News, June 17, 2019

Data Points: Lessons From Hurricane Harvey
Modern Healthcare, June 15, 2019

Menendez Introduces Legislation to Stop Surprise Medical Bills
WCBS 880 Radio (New York), June 14, 2019

General Anesthesia vs Conscious Sedation for Intracranial Mechanical Thrombectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials
Journal of the American Heart Association/MD Linx, June 14, 2019

Why the New Ketamine-Like Nasal Spray is Worrying Some Physicians
Healthline, June 14, 2019

Welcome to Jefferson, Georgia, the 'birthplace of anesthesia'
Alive, June 14, 2019

House Votes to Overturn Ban on National Patient Identifier
Modern Healthcare, June 13, 2019

Paravertebral Blocks Urged for Mastectomy Procedures
Anesthesiology News, June 13, 2019

Pat Tillman Foundation Awards Scholarship to USF Student Veteran
University of South Florida, June 13, 2019

How Deadly Pufferfish Toxin Led to a Breathrough Long-Lasting Local Anesthetic
New Atlas, June 12, 2019

HHS Chief Medical Officer to Pain Community—"We Hear You"
National Pain Report, June 11, 2019

Physician, Hospital Groups Gear Up for Fight on Surprise Medical Bills
Modern Healthcare, June 11, 2019

Nociception Monitoring Found to Improve Analgesia and Hemodynamic Stability
Anesthesiology News, June 11, 2019

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

Training Nurses to Be Skilled in the Operating Room
Modern Healthcare, 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

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

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