Killer Anesthetist Sentenced To 1933 Years In Prison
A case which took Spain by storm for 2 years, has come to its rightful end. Spanish doctor Juan Maeso, 65, has been convicted to around 2000 years in prison for knowingly infecting patients under his care, with Hepatitis C.
The doctor worked in the Valencia area of Spain during 1988 to 1997....
UB-designed ventilator can safely sedate ICU patients for less
...isely controlled concentrations of inhalation agents delivered by an expensive, specially designed anesthesia ventilator. An anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist
then monitors and controls a patient's vital signs and depth of anesthesia on a moment-by-moment basis.
"It's that kind of control that we are seeki...
New Anesthesia Provider May Threaten Operating Room Safety
...is capable of and willing to expand its proven nurse anesthesia program to meet any perceived workforce shortages. The University of Maryland Nurse anesthetist
program started in 2004 and graduated its first class in December 2006. To date 62 nurses have graduated from the program and 90 percent of those hav...
Research Reveals Way to Speed Up Treatment of Deadly Malignant Hyperthermia
...ion of DS.
It was conducted by Kevin Baker, CRNA, MSNA, staff nurse anesthetist
for West End Anesthesia Group at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, Va.; Donn...ment of Nurse Anesthesia, Virginia Commonwealth University, and staff nurse anesthetist
at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Medical Center in Richmond, Va.;...
Obstetrical Anesthesia Equally Safe When Provided by CRNAs or Anesthesiologists
...y staffing models," Simonson said. "Expectant mothers can have great confidence knowing that they and their babies will be safe in the care of a nurse anesthetist
or an anesthesiologist.
"Further, hospital administrators and anesthesiology groups can comfortably consider variables other than provider safet...
Drugs for Postoperative Nausea May Not Help Most Patients
...not been sufficiently studied.
Not all surgical patients are given drugs for nausea and vomiting, said lead author Dr. John Carlisle, consultant anesthetist
at Torbay Hospital in Devon, England. “Anesthetists are more apt to give a drug to patients who they think are more likely to experience postoperative...
Xenon Could Limit Nerve Damage After Stroke
...veloping brain damage. What we need now is a clinical trial to test the efficacy of xenon in large numbers of patients, said Professor Mervyn Maze, an anesthetist
from Imperial College London and a member of the xenon research team. Xenon could provide a whole new way of treating nerve damaging illnesses. Alth...
Blood test developed for malignant hyperthermia
...f malignant hyperthermia. So instead of prevention, importance were placed on treatment. With the new test, things are expected to change for both the anesthetist
and the patient.
The new blood test, developed by researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, US, is effective in detecting 25 to 5...