Articles

July 8, 2024

Risk of Compartment Syndrome During Surgery

Compartment syndrome is an emergency that can occur during surgery when pressure builds up in an enclosed space of tissue, ...
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June 24, 2024

Anesthesia Incident Reporting Systems

In the complex and high-stakes environment of medical operations, the safety and efficacy of anesthesia play a pivotal role in ...
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June 10, 2024

Regional Anesthesia in Patients on Antithrombotic Drugs

Antithrombotic drugs, such as antiplatelet agents (APA) and anticoagulant therapies, are commonly prescribed for patients with cardiovascular disorders to prevent ...
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May 7, 2024

Situational Awareness in Anesthesia Care

Defined as the ability to perceive, understand, and project the elements of the environment, the concept of situational awareness is ...
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April 8, 2024

Concerns About Monopolies in Anesthesia

Monopolies in healthcare are a growing topic of discussion, especially within sectors like pharmaceutical companies or insurance providers. In the ...
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CPT Codes
March 6, 2024

Anesthesia Procedures Without CPT Codes

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes provide medical practitioners with a uniform language to record medical services [1]. This system ...
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February 5, 2024

Blood Salvage During Surgery

Blood or cell salvage, also referred to as autologous blood transfusion or intraoperative blood salvage, is a medical procedure that ...
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harm reduction
January 8, 2024

How Harm Reduction Applies to Anesthesia

Anesthesia is a critical aspect of medical practice and is especially important in ensuring patient comfort and safety during surgical ...
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December 7, 2023

Discharge Time After Surgery

After surgery, the process of recovery is a continuous process that begins as the patient emerges from anesthesia and concludes ...
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November 8, 2023

Causes of Hemodynamic Instability during Surgery

Each year, an estimated 230 million surgical operations are performed around the world. The influence of hemodynamic instability (or shock) ...
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September 26, 2023

Risk Factors for Intraoperative Hypotension

Intraoperative hypotension (IOH) is a common complication during surgical procedures under anesthesia [2]. IOH can lead to adverse outcomes, including ...
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August 30, 2023

Wildfires and Health

Although wildfires have occurred naturally for thousands of years, the intensity and frequency of these catastrophic events have increased in ...
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