From the archives: Lucy E. Richards, AANA President 1946-1948, gives anesthesia to a patient in 1956. This photograph appeared on the cover of a 1956 brochure titled “Nurse Anesthetist…Career,” which debuted at the Annual Meeting in Chicago celebrating the AANA’s 25th anniversary.
The Concept of Reentry in the Addicted Anesthesia ProviderSubstance abuse among healthcare providers is a serious issue affecting patient care and patient outcomes. Successful reentry is sometimes rare, and providers are plagued with the stigma of abuse, shame, and a high incidence of relapse. Tenets of successful reentry are discussed.
Keywords: Addiction, concept analysis, reentry, substance abuse in anesthesia.
Version: 2014;82(2):95-100.Authors: Jorge A. Valdes, CRNA, DNP
Anesthetic Management of Costello Syndrome: A Case ReportA scarcity of literature for the anesthetic management of Costello syndrome exists. Utilizing an overview of the pertinent literature, clinical practice recommendations are suggested for the anesthetic implications of managing a pediatric patient with this rare syndrome.
Version: 2014;82(2):133-139.Authors: Tobie J. Watkins, CRNA, MSN,
Raymond L. Bonds, CRNA, MSN, DNP,
Kedrin Hodges, CRNA, MSN,
Brooks B. Goettle, CRNA, MHS,
D. Anne Marie Dobson, MD,
John P. Maye, CRNA, PhD
Cytoreductive Surgery With Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: A Case ReportCytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a complex procedure used for the treatment of various types of cancer. A knowledge of what to anticipate anesthetically guides the practitioner to achieve successful management. In this case report, a 71-year-old was treated for stage III peritoneal and ovarian cancer by cytoreductive surgery with HIPEC.