On the cover: Andrew Teich, RN, BSN, a senior student nurse anesthetists at Columbia University School of Nursing Program in Nurse Anesthesia, New York, NY, participates in the Alternative Airway Management Hands-On Workshop at the 2001 AANA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. For information on various educational sessions, exhibit hall hours, and social activities featured at this year's Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, August 3-7, see Preview.
CRNA-conducted research: Is it being done?The purpose of this study was to determine whether research is conducted by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and what factors influence whether CRNAs engage in research.
Keywords: CRNA research, conduct of research, research.
Version: 2002;70(3)181-186:.Authors: Cherry Cowan, CRNA, MS
Kimberly Vinayak, CRNA, MS
Donna M. Jasinski, CRNA, DNSc
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: A case reportAcute fatty liver of pregnancy is a potentially fatal metabolic disorder unique to the third trimester of pregnancy. This case report describes such an occurrence in a 27-year-old patient.
AANA Journal Course, Part 2 Update for nurse anesthetists -- A common sense approach to hypothermiaHypothermia is a significant risk factor for perioperative complications. In this AANA Journal course, the author presents a review of the literature, physiological implications of hypothermia, physical factors that cause heat loss, negative outcomes associated with hypothermia, the economics of heat loss, and interventions directed at minimizing heat loss, as well as discussion and conclusions.