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Needle Selection for Neuraxial Anesthesia

DFW Anesthesia Professionals

Neuraxial anesthesia is frequently employed for surgeries involving the lower abdomen and lower extremities. This type of anesthesia encompasses spinal, epidural, and combined spinal-epidural techniques. Neuraxial anesthesia causes blockade of sympathetic, motor, and sensory nerves. Anesthesiology. 2017 Apr;126(4):585-601.

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Learning From the Anesthesia Incident Reporting System

Nashville Anesthesia Professionals

The practice of anesthesia involves the administration of powerful drugs to induce unconsciousness, manage pain, and support vital functions during surgery. Despite advancements in technology and clinical practices, anesthesia-related incidents can and do occur. This ensures that past lessons are incorporated into future practice.

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Anesthesia for Eyelid Surgery

DFW Anesthesia Professionals

Whether performed for aesthetic enhancement or medical reasons, such as correcting drooping eyelids (ptosis) or addressing eyelid mispositioning, anesthesia plays a crucial role in ensuring patient comfort and safety during surgery. Several different methods can be used to deliver local anesthesia 2.

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Anesthesia Considerations: Simple vs. Radical Hysterectomy

Radius Anesthesia

Due to the differences in complexity, duration, extent of surgical trauma and postoperative pain, there are different anesthesia considerations for simple and radical hysterectomy. Preoperatively, patients requiring radical hysterectomy may present with more risk factors for anesthesia compared to those needing simple hysterectomy 3.

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Anesthesia – Top 5 Questions Asked By Patients

Salem Anesthesia

Demystifying Anesthesia: Answering the Top 5 Questions Anesthesia, the invisible hero of modern medicine, plays a crucial role in surgeries and medical procedures, ensuring patients are comfortable, pain-free, and safe. What is anesthesia, and how does it work? Is anesthesia safe?

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Why this is a great time to pursue a career in regional anesthesia

Ed Mariano

Well, back when I was in training, I didn’t think regional anesthesia was a career path. Regional anesthesia was just part of anesthesiology, and there was a fairly limited set of blocks to offer patients. Fast forward to today, and the subspecialty field of regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine (RAAPM) has exploded!

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Regional Anesthesia vs. General Anesthesia for Hip Fracture

DFW Anesthesia Professionals

In choosing the most appropriate anesthesia technique, healthcare providers consider several factors to optimize patient outcomes and enhance recovery. Regional anesthesia (RA) and general anesthesia (GA) are the two primary methods used for hip fracture surgeries.