Nurse anesthetists Mary Alice Costello (standing) director of the Cincinnati General Hospital School of Anesthesia, and Marjorie Day staff an exhibit sponsored by the AANA at the 1952 American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Cincinnati, Ohio. To commemorate AANA's 75th anniversary, 12 historical photos, including this one, are available, as postcards, along with other anniversary logo items. For more information, see page 119. (Photo courtesy of AANA Archives)
Version: 2006;74:121-125.Authors: Capt Joy C. Barberio, CRNA, MSN, USAF, NC
Capt Jason D. Bolt, CRNA, MSN, USAF, NC
Lt Col(ret) Paul N. Austin, CRNA, PhD, USAF, NC
Maj William J. Craig, CRNA, MSN, USAF, NC
Anesthetic implications for patients receiving exogenous corticosteroidsThis article reviews the literature and explains the rationale and the proper perioperative dosing with corticosteroids for patients with long-standing asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, or Crohn disease, and it includes information on endogenous hormones, exogenous hormones, diseases that require long-term corticosteroid therapy, the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis, and corticosteroid replacement therapy.
Thoracic endovascular stent graft placement: A case reportEndovascular stent grafting (EVSG) is a minimally invasive alternative to open repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms. It is alternative to open repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms. It is useful in the treatment of thoracic aneurysms, dissections, and ruptures. This article describes a patient who underwent EVSG who had a history of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair and a known bovine arch.