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Why Anesthetists are Calling for an Extraordinary Meeting on Anesthesia Associates
Delve deeper into this issue and consider its potential implications for our healthcare system. Your insights and perspectives could contribute significantly to this important debate.
Anesthesiology October 19th 2023
Dopamine-antagonist Antiemetics in PONV Management: Entering a New Era?
The evolving use of dopamine D2-receptor antagonists, marked by safety concerns and an FDA black box warning on droperidol, has seen a resurgence with the FDA-approved amisulpride, highlighting the need for further research to explore its comparison with other antiemetics and its role in multimodal PONV management.
Anesthesiology July 20th 2023
Hidden Drugs Found in 3 Supplements Promoted for Joint Pain, Arthritis
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Anesthesiology June 6th 2023
New AANA Obstetric Guidelines Prioritize Addressing Gaps in Health Equity
Dive into the essence of AANA’s updated guidelines for obstetric anesthesia and analgesia as we spotlight its focus on health equity and safety in maternal care. Commencing with the unveiling of the revised practice guidelines for obstetric anesthesia and analgesia, the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) has emphasized enhancing patient care and safety. Interestingly, these updates also strive to tackle the critical issue of enduring health disparities in the United States. The AANA firmly believes in the power of certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) to help curb maternal mortality rates. The primary strategy focuses on mitigating racial and ethnic imbalances in pregnancy-related deaths. Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, CRNA, FAANA, FAAN, the key subject matter expert behind the revisions, underscores these inequalities as significant barriers to optimal maternal care. Using an evidence-based process, the AANA revised the guidelines, paying careful attention to current research. They’ve prioritized enhancing the readability of the content, updating the quality of references, and broadening their scope to encompass the most recent recommendations on obstetric analgesia and anesthesia care. The notable alterations include the broadening of analgesia and anesthesia considerations for labor and delivery. This expansion encompasses inhalation analgesia, neuraxial analgesia, general anesthesia, and an updated […]
Anesthesiology May 24th 2023