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AANA Journal Course-Residual Neuromuscular Blockade: Evidence-Based Recommendations to Improve Patient Outcomes

156 AANA Journal  April 2018  Vol. 86, No. 2 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline The following information will be published with each Journal Course article: The AANA Journal Course is published in each issue of the AANA Journal. Each article includes objectives for the reader and sources for addition

Perceived Knowledge and Attitudes of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists on Fire Risk Assessment During Time-out in the Operating Room

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  April 2018  Vol. 86, No. 2 99 Fire risk assessment remains separate from the univer- sal protocol for surgical time-outs. A descriptive cross- sectional design was used to examine the perceived knowledge and attitudes of Certified Registered Nurse Anest

Effect of Epidural Volume Extension on Quality of Combined Spinal-Epidural Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  April 2018  Vol. 86, No. 2 109 In nonobstetric procedures, epidural volume exten- sion (EVE) has been suggested to lower intraoperative opioid requirements while improving motor recovery when added to spinal anesthesia. This systematic review with meta-

Using Evidence-Based Best Practices of Simulation, Checklists, Deliberate Practice, and Debriefing to Develop and Improve a Regional Anesthesia Training Course

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  April 2018  Vol. 86, No. 2 119 The 2011 Institute of Medicine report on the future of nursing recommended that nurses practice to the full extent of their education and training. Nurse anesthetists in certain regions of the country have been unable to m

Adverse Events During Cosmetic Surgery: A Thematic Analysis of Closed Claims

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  April 2018  Vol. 86, No. 2 127 According to the American Society of Plastic Sur- geons, there were approximately 1.8 million cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries performed in the United States in 2012. Very few anesthesia-related mortality statistics a

Implementation of a Standardized Handoff of Anesthetized Patients

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  April 2018  Vol. 86, No. 2 137 Communication errors result in substantial periopera- tive morbidity and mortality. More than 70% of medical errors are related to poor communication. Despite prac- tice guidelines and regulatory directives to standardize

Propofol Drug Shortage Associated With Worse Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Outcomes Despite a Mitigation Strategy

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  April 2018  Vol. 86, No. 2 147 Drug shortages negatively affect patient care and out- comes. Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) can be mitigated using risk assessment and prophylaxis. A 2012 propofol shortage provided an opportunity to study the i

Laryngeal Mask Airway Use in Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing General Anesthesia

130 AANA Journal  April 2017  Vol. 85, No. 2 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline The use of laryngeal mask airways with morbidly obese patients remains controversial. A recent legal case involving the use of a laryngeal mask airway with a morbidly obese patient who aspirated during the anes- thetic fou

AANA Journal Course: Update for Nurse Anesthetists - Part 6 - Nitrous Oxide for the Management of Labor Analgesia

72 AANA Journal  February 2018  Vol. 86, No. 1 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal Course Update for Nurse Anesthetists Nitrous Oxide for the Management of Labor Analgesia Shawn Collins, DNP, PhD, CRNA Adam T. Fiore, MS, CRNA Jacob A. Boudreau, MS, CRNA Ian Hewer, MSN, MA, CRNA Objectives

AANA Journal Course: Update for Nurse Anesthetists—Part 1—A Tour of Autonomic Reflex Activity Relevant to Clinical Practice

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  April 2017  Vol. 85, No. 2 141 AANA Journal Course Update for Nurse Anesthetists A Tour of Autonomic Reflex Activity Relevant to Clinical Practice Abigail Conley, MSNA, CRNA Chuck Biddle, PhD, CRNA Kevin Baker, MSNA, CRNA Objectives Upon completion of t

Effectiveness of Interventions to Increase Provider Monitoring of Endotracheal Tube and Laryngeal Mask Airway Cuff Pressures

98 AANA Journal  April 2017  Vol. 85, No. 2 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline Previous research demonstrates that monitoring and adjusting pressures in endotracheal (ET) tubes 30 cm H2O or less and laryngeal mask airways (LMAs) 60 cm H2O or less decrease rates of postoperative pharyngolaryngeal compl

Team Communication in the Operating Room: A Measure of Latent Factors From a National Sample of Nurse Anesthetists

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  February 2018  Vol. 86, No. 1 11 Medical errors more often result from miscommuni- cation among providers than lack of medical knowl- edge. The consequences of miscommunication are well documented, but there is less information about factors contributin

Relationship of Tympanic and Temporal Temperature Modalities to Core Temperature in Pediatric Surgical Patients

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  February 2018  Vol. 86, No. 1 19 Temperature monitoring is a standard of anesthesia care as listed in Standard V of the American Asso- ciation of Nurse Anesthetists Standards of Nurse Anesthesia Practice. The purpose of this quantitative correlational s

Anesthetic Management in Early Recovery After Surgery Protocols for Total Knee and Total Hip Arthroplasty

32 AANA Journal  February 2018  Vol. 86, No. 1 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline The aim of this integrative review was to provide cur- rent, evidence-based anesthetic and analgesic recom- mendations for inclusion in an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol for patients undergoing total kne

Opioid-Sparing Effects of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block in Elective Hysterectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  February 2018  Vol. 86, No. 1 41 Posthysterectomy pain is caused by abdominal inci- sion and traumatic manipulation of the intra-abdominal structures. Optimal pain management consists of a multimodal pain regimen combined with transversus abdominis plan

Pharmacologic Methods for Preventing Pruritus in Patients Receiving Intrathecal Opioids for Cesarean Delivery

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  February 2018  Vol. 86, No. 1 59 Neuraxial anesthesia with the addition of opioids is the preferred technique for cesarean delivery because of the safety and efficacy of the technique compared with gen- eral anesthesia. However, pruritus associated with

Happy Puppet Syndrome: A Case Report of Anesthetic Management

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  February 2018  Vol. 86, No. 1 67 Angelman syndrome (AS) is a rare neurogenetic dis- order that results from an abnormality of the maternal chromosome 15. Clinical presentations for AS include developmental delays, seizure disorders, ataxia, trun- cal hy

Identifying Patterns and Meanings Across the AANA Foundation Closed Claim Dataset Using Thematic Analysis Methods

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  February 2018  Vol. 86, No. 1 27 The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Foundation Closed Claim Research Project was initiated in 1995 and remains active to date. The charge accepted by the Closed Claim Research Team is to conduct compreh

Isolated Harlequin Syndrome Following Brachial Plexus Nerve Block via Interscalene Approach: A Case Report

56 AANA Journal  February 2018  Vol. 86, No. 1 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline Interscalene brachial plexus blockade is regularly used for postoperative pain management following shoul- der surgery. A known but generally benign side effect of this technique is Horner syndrome. Another syn- drome kn

Examination of Hospital Policies Regarding Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Attire in the Operating Room

410 AANA Journal  December 2017  Vol. 85, No. 6 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline The purpose of this study was to examine operating room (OR) policies related to infection control and attire worn by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) and the attitudes of CRNAs toward these poli- cies. A

AANA Journal Course: Update for Nurse Anesthetists—Part 3—A Review of Physiology and Pharmacology Related to Acute Perioperative Pain Management

300 AANA Journal  August 2017  Vol. 85, No. 4 www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal Course Update for Nurse Anesthetists A Review of Physiology and Pharmacology Related to Acute Perioperative Pain Management Larry Dahlen, PhD, CRNA Jennifer M. Oakes, DNAP, CRNA Objectives: At the completion

Ultrasound-Guided Placement of Combined Superficial Cervical Plexus and Selective C5 Nerve Root Catheters: A Novel Approach to Treating Distal Clavicle Surgical Pain

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  February 2013  Vol. 81, No. 1 19 Treating the pain that patients experience from repair of distal clavicle fracture can be a challenge for the anes- thesia provider, possibly because of the dual innervation in this region. Dual innervations of the dista

A Randomized, Blinded, Clinical Study of Injury Incidence During Endotracheal Intubation: Comparison of GlideScope Video Laryngoscopy and Direct Laryngoscopy

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  December 2017  Vol. 85, No. 6 445 Injuries can occur during endotracheal intubation. This prospective, randomized, blinded study aimed to determine if a difference exists in incidence of injury following endotracheal intubation using either direct laryn

AANA Journal Course: Update for Nurse Anesthetists - Part 5 - Maxillomandibular Fixation and Anesthesia Management

www.aana.com/aanajournalonline AANA Journal  December 2017  Vol. 85, No. 6 469 AANA Journal Course Update for Nurse Anesthetists Maxillomandibular Fixation and Anesthesia Management Kyle M. Stein, DDS, FACS Sarah Titler, MD Objectives: At the completion of this course, the reader should be able t

 
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