CRNAs: Your Comfort, Your Care, We Are There

CRNAs: Your Comfort, Your Care, We Are There

Does he have to go to the doctor? He does have to go to the doctor, but he’s got a lot of people that are going to be taking care of him tomorrow. He’ll be okay. Get some rest good night honey. Did you have any specific questions? Bella is a little nervous. I see […]

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CRNAs: The Primary Providers of Anesthesia Care In Rural America

CRNAs: The Primary Providers of Anesthesia Care In Rural America

– [Narrator] Local hospitals are the healthcare and economic lifeblood of many rural communities across the country. In a majority of rural facilities, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists are the solution to ensuring patients have access to safe, cost-effective anesthesia care, making critical services possible for patients who might otherwise have to travel hours to receive […]

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The View from 222: Study on Safety, Cost-Effectiveness of Anesthesia Delivery

The View from 222: Study on Safety, Cost-Effectiveness of Anesthesia Delivery

Question: A recent study was published in “Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice” that referenced physician supervision of CRNAs. Can you comment on that? Sure, the study tells us what we’ve known for a very long time which is, unfortunately, a lot of staffing models are implemented based on politics and professional interests rather than evidence […]

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“Definition and Subtypes of Pediatric Delirium” by Chani Traube for OPENPediatrics

“Definition and Subtypes of Pediatric Delirium” by Chani Traube for OPENPediatrics

Definition and Subtypes of Pediatric Delirium by Dr. Chani Traube. Delirium is acute brain dysfunction. It’s a behavioral syndrome that occurs as a result of an underlying serious illness, or as a side effect of treatment for that illness. The hallmarks of delirium is that it needs to be acute and fluctuating, and involve a […]

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“Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children” by Eric Fleegler for OPENPediatrics

“Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children” by Eric Fleegler for OPENPediatrics

Procedural Sedation and Analgesia in Children by Eric Fleegler. Hi. My name is Eric Fleegler. I’m a pediatric emergency medicine physician here at Boston Children’s Hospital and Co-Director of the Sedation Service. I’m going to talk about procedural sedation and analgesia in children. I’m going to talk about the background for pediatric sedation, indications for […]

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Nutrition after surgery: how to fuel your recovery

Nutrition after surgery: how to fuel your recovery

Every year, thousands of Canadians undergo surgery. And the process, including the effects of anesthesia, can take a toll on your body in many ways says registered dietitian Lori Halton. Some of the general side effects of surgery are constipation, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting. To combat constipation, get plenty of fluids and […]

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