Anesthesia News Roundup

Anesthesia News Roundup is a collection of news items pertaining to the clinical side of anesthesia, the business of anesthesia, professional ethics, and items of interest.

Disclaimer: Anesthesia News Roundup is for informational purposes, and its content should not be interpreted as endorsements, standards of care, or position statements of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. All links are accurate upon posting, but may become obsolete due to publishers moving content or expiring older content.

Best Neuraxial Technique for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty is Spinal Anesthesia
Anesthesiology News, July 16, 2019

Southeast Hospital Opens State-of-the-Art Hybrid Operating Room
Southeast Missourian, July 16, 2019

Surprise Billing Fixes: Not a Fast-Track to Medicare for All
MedPage Today, July 15, 2019

Fentanyl vs Fentanyl-Dexmedetomidine in Lumbar Foraminotomy Surgery
Dovepress, July 15, 2019

Indwelling Urinary Catheter for Total Joint Arthroplasty Using Epidural Anesthesia
Journal of Arthroplasty/MD Linx, July 15, 2019

Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland VA Team Up to Train More Nurses for Primary Care
Modern Healthcare, July 15, 2019

Oral Sedation Satisfactory for Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery
Specialty Medical Dialogues, July 14, 2019

Former TV Reporter Finds New Career as Nurse Alongside His Son
Winston-Salem Journal, July 14, 2019

Repaired Meniscal Injury, Age, Among Risk Factors for Opioid Use After ACL Reconstruction
Healio, July 13, 2019

Presentation Will Be Offered to Understand Battlefield Surgery
The Tribune Democrat (Johnstown, Pa.), July 13, 2019

Trump Administration Suffers Setbacks on Drug Price Transparency Efforts
Modern Healthcare, July 13, 2019

Suicide Risk in Nurses Higher Than General Population
MedPage Today, July 12, 2019

More Clinicians Received MIPS Bonuses in Year 2
Modern Healthcare, July 12, 2019

Safer Alternatives to Transversus Thoracis Muscle Plane Block
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, July 11, 2019

An Alternative Route to Anesthesia-Induced Anaphylaxis
The Scientist, July 10, 2019

Profound Lip and Tongue Swelling After Anesthesia Induction
Anesthesiology News, July 10, 2019

Flaws in Hospital Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices Allow Remote Tampering
Tech Crunch, July 9, 2019

CCHR Warns of Treatments That Can Induce, Not Prevent, Suicide
EIN PressWire, July 9, 2019

Pelvic Plexus Block to Provide Better Anesthesia in Transperineal Template-Guided Prostate Biopsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial
BMC Urology, July 9, 2019

CMS Policy Change Improved Addiction Treatment Access
Modern Healthcare, July 9, 2019

ERAS Protocols, Although Challenging, Proliferate at U.S. Hospitals
Anesthesiology News, July 8, 2019

Regional Anaesthesia is Associated with Less Patient Satisfaction Compared to General Anaesthesia Following Distal Upper Extremity Surgery: A Prospective Double Centered Observational Study
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, July 5, 2019

Safety and Effectiveness of Intramuscular Ketamine Seation in the Management of Children with Oro-Dental Trauma in a Paediatric Emergency Department
Dental Traumatology/MD Linx, July 5, 2019

Rural Hospitals Support Wage Index Reform
Modern Healthcare, July 3, 2019

Esketamine for Depression: New FDA Approval, New Controversy
Psychology Today, July 3, 2019

Update on the Pharmacogenomics of Pain Management
Dovepress, July 3, 2019

North Carolina Rural Hospitals Loan Program Passes Senate
Modern Healthcare, July 3, 2019

American Pain Society Officially Shuttered
Medscape, July 2, 2019

Editorial
Considering the Patient as a Whole, Including Their Pocketbook
Modern Healthcare, July 1, 2019

N.Y. Quality Improvement Initiative Widened Racial Health Disparities
Modern Healthcare, July 1, 2019

FDA Gets Packed House for First CBD Hearing
Anesthesiology News, July 1, 2019

Early Sedation with Dexmedetomidine in Critically Ill Patients
New England Journal of Medicine/MD Linx, July 1, 2019

On the Battlefield or Here at Home, Highly Skilled CRNAs are Saving Lives
Sunshine State News, June 29, 2019

Successful Intralipid-Emulsion of Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity Following Ultrasound-Guided Brachial Plexus Block: Case Report
Dovepress, June 28, 2019

Neurosurgeon Completes "Awake" Spinal Fusion Surgery, a First in Colorado
Summit Daily (Summit County, Colo.), June 27, 2019

N.C. Standoff Could Leave 700,000 Without In-Network Hospitals
Modern Healthcare, June 27, 2019

Pennsylvania's Hahnemann University Hospital Closing
"I'm Kind of Numb to it. I was One of These Fellas Who Was Gonna Stay Til the Very End."
CRNA Joe Berger comments.
KYWNewsRadio 1060 AM (CBS), June 27, 2019

First of Its Kind Ketamine Infusion Center Opens in Edinburg, Texas
Valley Central News, June 26, 2019

Anesthesiologists Rank No. 1 for Highest Salary in 2018
Becker's ASC Review, June 26, 2019

A Day in the Life of a Nurse Anesthesia Student
University of Buffalo School of Nursing

Drug Shortages Drain at Least $359M From Health Systems
Modern Healthcare, June 26, 2019

Electroencephalography-guided Anesthetic Administration and Postoperative Delirium
JAMA, June 25, 2019

Effect of Hypotensive Hypovolemia and Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia on Plasma Pro-Atrial Natriuretic Peptide to Indicate Deviations in Central Blood Volume in Pigs: A Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial
Dovepress, June 25, 2019

Computer-Assisted Anesthetic Injection Method Decreases Dental Pain in Children
Anesthesia Progress, June 25, 2019

Citizen Soldiers Receive Trauma Training at Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Wicked Local Belmont (Lexington, Mass.), June 25, 2019

Therapies for Treatment-Resistant Major Depressive Disorder in Primary Care
Clinical Advisor, June 25, 2019

Association Between Anesthesia Exposure and Neurocognitive and Neuroimaging Outcomes in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
JAMA Oncology, June 24, 2019

Teleflex Medical Recalls the Hudson RCI Sheridan and Sheridan Endotracheal Tubes Due to Risk of the Sheridan Connector Disconnecting from the Breathing Circuit
Journal of Emergency Medical Services, June 24, 2019

HCA Uses Predictive Analytics to Spot Sepsis Early
Modern Healthcare, June 22, 2019

Conservative Legal Expert Calls Surprise Bill Proposals Unconstitutional
Modern Healthcare, June 21, 2019

FDA Releases Millions of Adverse Event Reports on Medical Devices
Modern Healthcare, June 21, 2019

Joint Commission Unveils Antibiotic Stewardship Programs for Outpatient Settings
Modern Healthcare, June 20, 2019

Three Policy Changes Affecting Anesthesia Groups in 2019—Surprise Billing, Substance Abuse and More
Becker's ASC Review, June 20, 2019

Sedation Method Does Not Affect Colonoscopy Detection Rate
University of Missouri-Columbia, June 19, 2019

USF Student Veteran Awarded Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarship
WTSP 10 News (Tampa Bay, Fla.), June 19, 2019

Intraoperative Management of Brain-Dead Organ Donors by Anesthesiologists During an Organ Procurement Procedure: Results from a French Survey
BMC Anesthesiology/MD Linx, June 19, 2019

Surgeons' Misbehavior May Signal More Patient Complications
MedPage Today, June 19, 2019

Federal Health Agencies Acknowledge Therapeutic Potential of Psychedelics
Marijuana Moment, June 19, 2019

Sufentanil Sublingual Tablet Well Tolerated for Treating Pain
Anesthesiology News, June 19, 2019

High vs Low PEEP for Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Obese Individuals
Pulmonology Advisory, June 18, 2019

Effects of Anesthetic Technique and Surgery on Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells and Prognosis in Women Who Underwent Breast Cancer Surgery: A Prospective Study
Dovepress, June 18, 2019

MedPAC Suggests Elimination of Incident to Billing for APRNs, PAs
RevCycle Intelligence, June 18, 2019

Marijuana Use Doubles in U.S. Pregnant Women to 1 in 14
Modern Healthcare, June 18, 2019

Total Inhalation Induction and Maintenance of General Anesthesia in Adults
Anesthesiology News, June 18, 2019

Mega-Groups Dominate the New Millennium—8 Largest Anesthesia Entities
Becker's ASC Review, June 18, 2019

Surgery for Older Adults Must Change to Improve Outcomes
Modern Healthcare, June 17, 2019

Patients Receiving Ketamine Plus Dexmedetomidine Combo Need Monitoring
Anesthesiology News, June 17, 2019

Data Points: Lessons From Hurricane Harvey
Modern Healthcare, June 15, 2019

Menendez Introduces Legislation to Stop Surprise Medical Bills
WCBS 880 Radio (New York), June 14, 2019

General Anesthesia vs Conscious Sedation for Intracranial Mechanical Thrombectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials
Journal of the American Heart Association/MD Linx, June 14, 2019

Why the New Ketamine-Like Nasal Spray is Worrying Some Physicians
Healthline, June 14, 2019

Welcome to Jefferson, Georgia, the 'birthplace of anesthesia'
Alive, June 14, 2019

House Votes to Overturn Ban on National Patient Identifier
Modern Healthcare, June 13, 2019

Paravertebral Blocks Urged for Mastectomy Procedures
Anesthesiology News, June 13, 2019

Pat Tillman Foundation Awards Scholarship to USF Student Veteran
University of South Florida, June 13, 2019

How Deadly Pufferfish Toxin Led to a Breathrough Long-Lasting Local Anesthetic
New Atlas, June 12, 2019

HHS Chief Medical Officer to Pain Community—"We Hear You"
National Pain Report, June 11, 2019

Physician, Hospital Groups Gear Up for Fight on Surprise Medical Bills
Modern Healthcare, June 11, 2019

Nociception Monitoring Found to Improve Analgesia and Hemodynamic Stability
Anesthesiology News, June 11, 2019

Introduction of Pulsed Radiofrequency Cautery in Infraorbital Nerve Block Method for Postoperative Pain Management of Trauma-Induced Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fracture Reduction
Dovepress, June 11, 2019

Spinal Administration of Tranexamic Acid: Catastrophic and Avoidable
Anesthesiology News, June 10, 2019

Advanced Rapid Detox Being Offered Inside Pontiac General Hospital
WXYZ.com (Southfield, Mich.), June 10, 2019

Remifentanil Patient-Controlled Intravenous Analgesia During Labour: A Retrospective Observational Study of 10 Years' Experience
MD Linx, June 10, 2019

Boost Health Access by Lowering Cost
Laurinburg Exchange (North Carolina), June 10, 2019

Incivility in Operating Rooms Associated with Diminished Clinical Performance
HealthLeaders, June 10, 2019

The Impact of Incivility on Hospital Patients
Managed Healthcare Executive, June 10, 2019

Nurses Report Patient Safety Concerns at University of Chicago Medical Center
Modern Healthcare, June 10, 2019

Why You Shouldn't Fear a Colonoscopy
The Times News (Burlington, N.C.), June 10, 2019

Commentary
My 'Ketamine Karma'
Medscape, June 10, 2019

FDA Overlooked Red Flags in Testing of New Depression Drug
The Daily Beast (New York), June 10, 2019

Spinal Anesthesia Superior to General Anesthesia for Hip Replacement
Specialty Medical Dialogues, June 9, 2019

Should Postpartum Pain Control Be a Crap Shoot?
Pain News Network, June 8, 2019

Training Nurses to Be Skilled in the Operating Room
Modern Healthcare, June 8, 2019

Up-to-Date TKA Pain Management Should Include Multimodal, Opioid-Sparing Anesthesia
Healio/Orthopedics Today, June 7, 2019

Hypnosis Could be a Safer Anesthesia Alternative for Older Patients
Considerable, June 6, 2019

Employers, Hospitals and Insurers Butt Heads Over Transparency Proposals
Modern Healthcare, June 6, 2019

Labor Epidural Analgesia to Cesarean Sectin Anesthetic Conversion Failure: A National Survey
MD Linx, June 6, 2019

LA: Ketamine Healing Clinic Introduces New Infusion Protocol for PTSD
E-Counseling.com, June 6, 2019

Airway on Demand: Using the Eschmann Catheter in a Papilloma-Filled Airway
Anesthesiology News, June 6, 2019

An All-Woman Team in the OR? First I Was Shocked, Then Empowered
The Weekly Post (North Carolina), June 5, 2019

Esketamine Reduces Long-Term Relapse in Treatment-Resistant Depression
MD Magazine, June 5, 2019

The Effect of Etomidate or Propofol on Brainstem Function During Anesthesia Induction: A Bispectral Index-Guided Study
Dovepress, June 5, 2019

Psychedelic Drugs: Would You Accept a Prescription?
MedicalXPress, June 5, 2019

Common Anesthetic Prevents Long-Term Injury After TBI
Laboratory Equipment, June 4, 2019

Massive Study Affirms Safety of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Anesthesiology News, June 3, 2019

New Guideline Calls for Two People in Room During Sedation of Pediatric Dental Patients
KFOX 14 (El Paso, Texas), June 3, 2019

Virtual Reality (VR) Reduces the Need for Sedation During Surgery by Up to 90%, Finds Research
Interesting Engineering, June 2, 2019

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery
Gizmodo, June 2, 2019

Anesthesia Scheduling is a Major Pain Point for ASCs—4 Takeaways
Becker's ASC Review, May 31, 2019

Chipotle to Offer Nurses BOGO Meals June 4
Becker's Hospital Review, May 31, 2019

Cesarean Anesthesia Associated with Surgical Site Infections and Thromboembolism
Specialty Medical Dialogues, May 31, 2019

Anesthesia Recovery After Ophthalmic Surgery at an Ambulatory Surgical Center
Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery/MD Linx, May 31, 2019

Explorers and Soldiers Don't Worry—Anesthesia Works in Antarctica
European Society of Anaesthesiology/EurekAlert!, May 31, 2019

Regional More Beneficial Than General Anesthesia for Hip Surgery
Specialty Medical Dialogues, May 30, 2019

Recording, Reviewing Cataract Surgeries Crucial to Improving Safety
Healio.com, May 30, 2019

New Awake Brain Surgery Available
The Sun Times News (Chelsea, Mich.), May 28, 2019

Comparing Intranasal Ketamine with Intravenous Fentanyl in Reducing Pain in Patients with Renal Colic: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine/MD Linx, May 28, 2019

Medical Marijuana Needs More Study, Alabama House Speaker Says
AL.com, May 28, 2019

For Japan's Overworked Anesthetists, New Robotic System is Soothing News
The Mainichi, May 26, 2019

American Pain Society Seeks OK to Call It Quits
Medpage Today, May 24, 2019

Improving Intraoperative Handoffs for Ambulatory Anesthesia: Challenges and Solutions for the Anesthesiologist
Dovepress, May 24, 2019

Four Strategies to Avoid Adverse Events and Mortality from Anesthesia Handoffs
Becker's ASC Review, May 24, 2019

From Warfare to Healthcare: The Many Career Options for Vets
CRNA Michael Boytim is featured in the article.
Courier (Pasadena City College, Pasadena, Calif.), May 23, 2019

The Psychedelic Aspect of Esketamine is an Opportunity, Not a Side Effect
Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network, May 23, 2019

The Future of Rural Hospitals: How to Remain Relevant and Sustainable by Meeting Challenges with Change
Modern Healthcare, May 23, 2019

Early Sedation with Dexmedetomidine in Critically Ill Patients
New England Journal of Medicine/MD Linx, May 22, 2019

Postoperative Analgesia in Children Undergoing Adenotonsillectomy Under Sevoflurane vs Propofol-Based Anesthesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Ain-Smas Journal of Anesthesiology, May 22, 2019

Few Women Reach Healthcare Leadership Roles
Modern Healthcare, May 22, 2019

Are Surprises Ahead for Legislation to Curb Surprise Medical Bills?
Kaiser Health News, May 22, 2019

Monitoring Identifies Those at High Risk for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression
Anesthesiology News, May 22, 2019

Experts Go Toe-to-Toe Over Esketamine Depression Study
Medscape, May 21, 2019

Study Supports Effectiveness of New Fast-Acting Antidepressant, Esketamine Nasal Spray
American Journal of Psychiatry, May 21, 2019

Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Meloxicam in Subjects with Moderate-to-Severe Pain After Open Abdominal Hysterectomy: A Phase 2 Randomized Clinical Trial
Anesthesia & Analgesia, May 21, 2019

Local Veterans of Vietnam War Post Closes After National Group Shutters
The Citizens' Voice (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), May 21, 2019

Early Sedation with Dexmedetomidine Fails to Lower Mortality vs Usual Care: SPICE III
Healio: Pulmonology, May 20, 2019

Where's the Beef (Part 1): A Critique One Study at a Time on Nurse Practitioner Full Practice Authority Model vs. Physician Supervision/Collaboration Model
Authentic Medicine (blog), May 20, 2019

Study Shows Intrathecal Bupivacaine Effective for Long-Term Cancer Pain Treatment
Anesthesiology News, May 20, 2019

Next-Generation Antidepressants Show Promise for Treatment-Resistant Disease
Healio: Psychiatric Annals, May 19, 2019

'Post-Antibiotics' World is Here, Experts Say
Modern Healthcare, May 18, 2019

Failed Dural Puncture During Needle-Through-Needle Combined Spinal-Epidural Anesthesia: A Case Series
Dovepress, May 17, 2019

Opinion
Your View: It's Time to Recognize the Importance of CRNAs
Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), May 16, 2019

Effect of Anesthesia on Evoked Auditory Responses in Pediatric Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery
The Laryngoscope, May 16, 2019

Pre-op Anxiety May Predict Post-op Delirium
Anesthesiology News, May 16, 2019

Two Health Systems Standardize Sepsis Care to Reduce Mortality, Costs
Modern Healthcare, May 16, 2019

Tapentadol in the Management of Cancer Pain: Current Evidence and Future Perspectives
Dovepress, May 16, 2019

Intraoperative Ketamine in Total Knee Arthroplasty Does Not Decrease Pain and Narcotic Consumption: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
MD Linx, May 16, 2019

Green Anesthesia: Expert Touts Gas With Smaller Carbon Footprint
Sturgis Journal (Sturgis, Mich.), May 16, 2019

161,000 Avoidable Deaths Occur in Hospitals Annually, Leapfrog Group Finds
Modern Healthcare, May 15, 2019

Outcomes of General Anesthesia vs Conscious Sedation for Stroke Undergoing Endovascular Treatment: A Meta-analysis
MD Linx, May 15, 2019

Who Should Pay for Hospitals' Disaster Preparedness?
Modern Healthcare, May 15, 2019

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Simulation: Use of Meat Glue in Inexpensive and Realistic Nerve Block Models
BMC Medical Education, May 15, 2019

Propofol Use in Children with Allergies to Egg, Peanut, Soybean or Other Legumes
MD Linx, May 15, 2019

Incidence of Respiratory Depression After Epidural Administration of Morphine for Cesarean Delivery: Findings Using a Continuous Respiratory Rate Monitoring System
MD Linx, May 15, 2019

Analyzing The House E&C Committee’s Bipartisan Surprise Out-Of-Network Billing Proposal
Health Affairs, May 14, 2019

Epidural Positioning During Labor May Affect Outcomes
Anesthesiology News, May 14, 2019

General Anesthesia for C-section Increases Autism Risk
Israel21c, May 14, 2019

There Are Three Nurses for Every Doctor in the U.S. But Nurses Appear as Sources in Only 2% of Health Care Stories
Combination of gender bias and professional culture keeps health care's most trusted providers out of health news. Poynter, May 13, 2019

Maryland Governor OKs Bill Requiring Pelvic Exam Consent
The Washington Post, May 13, 2019

HHS Info-Blocking Task Force to Revisit Data-Sharing Fees Next Week
Modern Healthcare, Mary 13, 2019

A Day in the Life of a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Daily Nurse, May 13, 2019

Postoperative Pain Control After the Use of Dexmedetomidine and Propofol to Sedate Patients Undergoing Ankle Surgery Under Spinal Anesthesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dovepress, May 13, 2019

Use by Paramedics of Intranasal Ketamine Plus Nitrous Oxide May Alleviate Acute Pain
Clinical Pain Advisor, May 13, 2019

How One Medical Center Fought Off an Emerging Infectious Disease Threat
Modern Healthcare, May 11, 2019

Bills Seek Special Consent for Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia
WFMZ-TV (Pa.), May 12, 2019

Why 5G Matters for Healthcare
Modern Healthcare, May 11, 2019

Hospitals: RAND Price Study Doesn't Add Up
Modern Healthcare, May 11, 2019

FDA Finalizes Guidance to Spur Biosimilar Availability
Modern Healthcare, May 10, 209

Avera Medical Minute: Course Teaches Physicians How to Intubate Patients
KSFY (Sioux Falls, S.D.), May 10, 2019

Cost Watchdogs Scold J&J for 'Overpricing' Its New Ketamine-Like Antidepressant
FiercePharma, May 10, 2019

National Opioid Group Addresses Challenge of Addiction and Pain Management
Stanford Medicine Scope, May 9, 2019

Examination Under Anesthesia May Help Surgeons Decide Appropriate Surgery for Patellar Instability
Healio.com/Orthopedics Today, May 9, 2019

Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Remifentanil Versus Different Pharmacological Approaches on Prevention of Etomidate-Induced Myoclonus: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Dovepress, May 9, 2019

MUSC Looking for Veterans to Try Promising New Chronic Pain Treatments
ABC 4 News (Mount Pleasant, S.C.), May 8, 2019

Dexmedetomidine Versus Lidocaine as an Adjuvant to General Anesthesia for Elective Abdominal Gynecological Surgeries
Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology, May 8, 2019

Alabama Senate Delays Vote on Medical Marijuana Bill
AL.com, May 8, 2019

Does Cannabis Require More Sedation? Research Says Yes but Experts Aren't Sure
ProsperCBDNews, May 6, 2019

The Male Nurse: Benefits and Percentages of Men in Nursing
Southern New Hampshire University, May 6, 2019

Study Reveals General Anesthesia Activates Sleep Circuit
Legal Reader, May 6, 2019

Effects of Surgery on a Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green?
National Public Radio (NPR), May 6, 2019

Transcutaneous CO2 Versus End-Tidal CO2 in Neonates and Infants Undergoing Surgery: A Prospective Study
Dovepress, May 6, 2019

Letter to the Editor
Nurses Fill Vital Role
Herald Star Online (Steubenville, Ohio), May 5, 2019

Data Points: Workplace Violence Persists as a Threat in Healthcare
Modern Healthcare, May 4, 2019

Analytics Speed Drug-Diversion Discovery from Weeks to Hours
Modern Healthcare, May 4, 2019

Vegans Asking for Different Egg-Free General Anaesthetic - But It's Less Green
Mirror (London, U.K.), May 5, 2019

Sen. Boozman Honors Veterans Affairs Nurses
KARK (Little Rock, Ark.), May 3, 2019

Effect of Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks of the Abdominal Wall on Pain Relief After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Dovepress, May 3, 2019

Implementation of a Screening Questionnaire for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in the Electronic Medical Record
Clinical Advisor, May 3, 2019

Alleged Victims Describe Horror of Being Secretly Video Recorded at Sharp Grossmont Hospital
ABC 10 News (San Diego), May 3, 2019

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
AANA and nurse anesthetists are mentioned.
The Motley Fool, May 3, 2019

Podcast
Beyond the Mask: What If the AANA Did Not Exist?
Beyond the Mask, May 2, 2019

What is Frontal Nerve Block?
News-Medical.net, May 2, 2019

'I Felt Everything': Woman Wakes Up During Surgery, Endures 90 Minutes of 'Pure Torture'
CRNA Linda Stone is featured, explaining the role of CRNAs.
WRAL.com (Raleigh, N.C.), May 2, 2019

Education Requirements for Advanced Nursing are Evolving
The Seattle Times, May 2, 2019

No Analgesic Benefit Seen with New Popliteal-Sciatic Nerve Block
Pain Medicine News, May 2, 2019

Airway on Demand: Examining a Pharyngospinal Fistula
Anesthesiology News, May 2, 2019

Nearly Half of Physicians Think EHRs Have Decreased Quality of Care; Nurses, APRNs Say Technology Has Improved Quality of Care, Survey Finds
Becker's Hospital Review, May 1, 2019

Hutsonville Holds Vaping Community Forum to Help Educate Public
Joceph Grazaitis, MSN, CRNA, APN, is featured.
MyWabashValley.com (Terre Haute, Ind.), April 30, 2019

The Effect of Spinal Cord Stimulation on Pain Medication Reduction in Intractable Spine and Limb Pain: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials and Meta-Analysis
Dovepress, April 30, 2019

Practice-Centered Design of an Anesthesia Medication Template to Reduce Medication Handling Errors in the Operating Room
International Journal of Design, April 30, 2019

Ultrasound-guided Continuous Serratus Anterior Plane Block: Dexmedetomidine as an Adjunctive Analgesic with Levobupivacaine for Post-Thoracotomy Pain. A Prospective Randomized Controlled Study
Dovepress, April 30, 2019

Tennessee Legislators Send Letter Condemning Comment on Nurses to Washington Lawmaker
Fox 17 Nashville, April 29, 2019

More Health Systems are Directly Employing Anesthesiologists and CRNAs—Anesthesia PROfessionals President Bob Gauvin Explains Why
Becker's ASC Review, April 29, 2019

Comerford, Domb Seek to Ban Non-Consensual Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia
Daily Hampshire Gazette, April 29, 2019

Researchers Use Nitrous Oxide to Unravel Rapid Function of Antidepressant Mechanisms
News Medical, April 29, 2019

Is Fentanyl a Weapon of Mass Destruction?
Pain News Network, April 27, 2019

Hospitals and Unions: 10 Recent Conflicts, Agreements
Becker's Hospital Review, April 26, 2019

Wide-Awake Surgery Yielded Less Pain, Shorter Hospitalization for Distal Radius Fractures
Orthopedics Today, April 26, 2019

Combined Ultrasound-Guided Pecs II Block and General Anesthesia are Effective for Reducing Pain from Modified Radical Mastectomy
Dovepress, April 26, 2019

UBC Professor Finds Ketamine Alleviates Acute Pain During Ambulance Rides
University of British Columbia, April 25, 2019

Ketamine Can Help Fight Depression, New Study Reveals
Medical Daily, April 25, 2019

Study Reveals How General Anesthetics Affect the Brain
Medical News Today, April 24, 2019

Outcomes Associated with Different Anesthesia Methods
BMC Anesthesiology, April 23, 2019

Tanzania: New Training Strategy to Undo Shortage of Anaesthesia Experts
The Citizen (Tanzania), April 23, 2019

Wanted: More Men in Nursing
Medscape, April 22, 2019

A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Study to Compare the Early Recovery Profiles of Desflurane and Sevoflurane in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
MD Linx, April 19, 2019

Women Getting C-Sections Best Judge of Own Pain Medication Needs
Stanford Medicine, April 19, 2019

Fleurimont Hospital Offers Cycling to Intensive Care Patients
The Record (Quebec, Canada), April 18, 2019

Child First in the State to Try New "Awake " Endoscopy for Condition in Esophagus
KFOR (Oklahoma), April 18, 2019

Anxiety Sensitivity May Predict Higher Rates of Postoperative Nausea, Vomiting
Clinical Advisor, April 18, 2019

Bills Bar Non-Consensual Pelvic Exams Under Anesthesia
CommonWealth (Massachusetts), April 18, 2019

How Recreational Marijuana is Changing the Way Doctors Care for Patients
Click On Detroit, April 17, 2019

Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It's Harming Patients
Leafly, April 16, 2019

A Novel Approach to Neuraxial Anesthesia: Application of an Automated Ultrasound Spinal Landmark Identification
BMC Anesthesiology, April 16, 2019

New Drug Mimics Benefits of Ketamine for Depression
Yale News, April 16, 2019

Researchers Are Unraveling How Ketamine Works as an Antidepressant in the Brain
Discover Magazine, April 15, 2019

Many Patients Facing Surprise Medical Bills Just Give In and Pay Rather Than Undertake Behemoth Battle Against Charges
Kaiser Health News, April 15, 2019

Cannabis Users Need 220% More Anesthesia to Undergo Surgery, Study Finds
Daily Mail (UK), April 16, 2019

This is What It's Like Waking Up During Surgery
BHEKISISA Center for Journalism (Rosebank, South Africa), April 15, 2019

Born on This Day in Newport—April 15, 1786: Walter Channing
What's Up Newport?, April 15, 2019

Some Patients Battle Illness or Injury—And Surprise Medical Bills
Boston Globe, April 13, 2019

Checklist Helps Providers Know When Patients Need General Anesthesia Before MRI Scans
Radiology Business, April 12, 2019

U.S. Air Force, Romanian Surgical Exchange Highlights Vigorous Warrior 19
Major Lindsey Marquez, CRNA, is mentioned.
Defense Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS), April 12, 2019

Podcast: Response to Not Getting Paid as a 1099 Contractor and My Take on Full Practice Authority
The NP Dude, April 12, 2019

In Utero Anesthesia Sends Neurons Down the Wrong Path in Unborn Rat Babies
EurekAlert!, April 11, 2019

Study: Ketamine Reverse Neural Changes Underlying Depression-Related Behaviors in Mice
ABC 5 KSTP-TV (St. Paul, Minn.), April 11, 2019

How Ketamine Works in the Brain to Treat Depression, According to a New Study
Bustle (New York, N.Y.), April 11, 2019

New Practice Guideline Outlines Safe Use of Propofol in ED
Pharmacist.com, April 11, 2019

Comparison of Dexmedetomidine and Sufentanil as Adjuvants to Local Anesthetic for Epidural Labor Analgesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dovepress, April 11, 2019

At AORN: Medical Experts Say Anesthesia More Than Just Waiting
ECN Magazine, April 11, 2019

Sedation May Work for More Kids in Cath Lab Than Thought
MedPage Today, April 10, 2019

Reworked Bill Would Let Nurse Practitioners Recommend Medical Marijuana Licenses
Tulsa World, April 10, 2019

Chloroprocaine Offers Adequate Anesthesia for Knee Arthroscopy
MedicalXpress, April 9, 2019

Multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Mortality in Mechanically-Ventilated ICU Patients
MD Linx, April 9, 2019

Ketamine: Hope for the Suffering
Association of American Medical Colleges, April 9, 2019

Commentary
Skull Cap or Bouffant Cap: Why It Matters
Anesthesiology News, April 9, 2019

New York Orders Measles Vaccinations in Brooklyn Amid Outbreak, Mayor Says
The Washington Post, April 9, 2019

Pinellas Congressman Gus Bilirakis Seeks Videos from Veterans Suffering from Burn Pit Exposure
Tampa Bay Times, April 8, 2019

Sen. Blunt Pushes OSHA, CMS for Plan to Deal with Hospital Workplace Violence
Modern Healthcare, April 8, 2019

Opinion
The Supreme Court Said an Inmate Must Risk Extreme Pain—Because He Didn't Fully Plan His Backup Execution
The Washington Post, April 7, 2019

Robinson Backing Medical Cannabis Bill as it Morphs for Senate Health Debate
The Daily Memphian (Memphis, Tenn.), April 7, 219

$3 Million Medical Tech Investment Benefits 200 Health Facilities in Tanzania
The Citizen (Tanzania), April 7, 2019

Hospital Apologizes to Women Who Were Secretly Filmed
Washington Post, April 6, 2019

FDA Warns Lab Against Marketing Test Linking Genes, Drug Reaction
Medscape, April 5, 2019

Hospital Accused of Secretly Recording 1,800 Women During Intimate Procedures is Sued by 131 Patients
Gizmodo, April 5, 2019

AANA CEO Discusses 4 Aspects That Affect Healthcare Cost Containment
HealthLeaders Media, April 5, 2019

Can Traumatic Memories Be 'Erased' With Anesthesia Medications?
Genetic Literacy Project, April 5, 2019

Flow-Controlled Ventilation During Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery: A Prospective Observational Study
European Journal of Anaesthesiology, April 5, 2019

More Than 80 Women File Suit Over Hidden Hospital Cameras
KUSI News (San Diego, Calif.), April 4, 2019

'Revolutionary' Depression Treatment Brings Hope to Patients Amid Concerns About Oversight
ABC 7 (Chicago), April 4, 2019

Minnesota Legislation to Ban Pelvic Exams Without Consent Introduced
AM 1100, WZFG (Fargo, N.D.), April 4, 2019

Esketamine and Psychedelics Will Require Restructuring Mental Health Care Visits
STAT (Boston, Mass.), April 4, 2019

Thai Cave Rescue Team Reveals Ketamine was Key to Successful Operation
ECNS.CN (China), April 4, 2019

Making Pain-Free Birth More Widespread in China
NHK World-Japan (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), April 4, 2019

Wearable Bio-Sensor Could Save Lives in Combat Zones, Disaster Scenes and Remote Areas Where Required Monitoring Equipment for Anesthesia Can't Be Transported
University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine, April 3, 2019

Immunosuppressant May Extend Ketamine's Antidepressant Effects
Medscape, April 2, 2019

UK Study Examines Pain Management Solutions for Pleural Mesothelioma Patients
Mesothelioma.net, April 2, 2019

Brief General Anesthesia Appears Safe for Infants
AAP News, April 2, 2019

Nurse Practitioners and Primary Care Services
Daily Nurse, April 1, 2019

Awake Endoscopic Spinal Fusion Appears to be Safe, Effective
Physician's Weekly, April 1, 2019

Lawsuit Alleges San Diego Hospital Secretly Recorded 1,800 Patients
Becker's Hospital Review, April 1, 2019

VA Takes On Shoulder Surgery Using 3D Printed Models
3DPrint.com, April 1, 2019

How Medicare for All Could Impact Providers—4 Insights
Becker's ASC Review, April 1, 2019

CRNAs: A Short History of Nurse Anesthesia and the Future of Anesthesia Care
LinkedIn, April 7, 2017