On The CoverDaily check of an emergency cart is completed by Janice Izlar, CRNA, BS, at Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery, Savannah, Ga. Among the many items on the cart are a defibrillator, portable suction machine, intravenous catheters and fluids, laryngoscope blades and handles, emergency drugs such as dantrolene, and a malignant hyperthermia algorithm and flowsheet for charting. In 1999, the AANA developed Standards for Office Based Anesthesia Practice that describes a properly equipped crash cart. In November 2004, the AANA released the patient education brochure, "Office Based Anesthesia: What Every Patient Should Know ." Both are available through the AANA Bookstore at email@example.com or 847-655-1129.
In This Issue
Letters Legal Briefs Education News List of Recognized Programs by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Official Council Listing Revised Fiscal Year 2005 Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Scheduled for Onsite Reviews Index to Volume 72 of the AANA Journal State of the Science Oral and Poster Sessions: Part 2