San Diego, renowned for its idyllic climate and 70 miles of pristine beaches, welcomes attendees to the 76th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, August 8-12, 2009. The Annual Meeting program is structured so there is ample free time to visit many attractions, while still offering a quality educational program, the exhibit hall, and social activities. (Photo courtesy of the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau.)
Answers to the AANA Journal Course No. 28 ExaminationThis case report identifies the need for continued fire training and prevention strategies, persistent vigilance, and quick intervention to prevent injury whenever electrosurgical units are used in an oxygen-enriched environment.
Keywords: Fire, open heart surgery, operating room.
Version: 2009;77(4):261-264.Authors: Michael Moskowitz, CRNA, MS