Anesthesia Essays & Research Papers

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  • Anesthesia - 485 Words
    SHAOQING GONG (KEVIN) MELISSA VERVINCK ESL 072 15/June/2013 Research a current innovator in the medical field. Explain what this person’s contributions to the field are, and why these contributions are important or significant. Anesthesia Imagine that you have to have an operation soon, but your doctor said, “I am sorry, we not have anesthesia today.” What would you think? Would you finish it without anesthesia? I think no one wants to do that because anesthesia is so indispensable...
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  • General Anesthesia - 1823 Words
    General Anesthesia When someone faces surgery, they most likely have many concerns. Among them usually include going under anesthesia. They may worry about losing consciousness, how they may feel afterward, or if it is even safe. There are several types of anesthesia that can be used depending on the needs of the surgery, such as: general, local, regional, and conscious sedation. In this paper, I will focus on discussing general anesthesia’s history, purpose, effects, and safety. History of...
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  • Topical Anesthesia - 3313 Words
    I will be telling you my short little paper on the History of Anesthesia. I will be telling what some terms mean that will be used in anesthesia history. Also I will be telling a some dates from years before our time on how anesthesia came from and who was there, and what drugs came out. First I will be starting out with several definition of the term anesthesia. The absence of normal sensitiation, especially to pain, as induced by an anesthetic substance or by hypnosis or as...
    3,313 Words | 13 Pages
  • Anesthesia Awareness - 1027 Words
    Emily Meyer Mr. Thul Eng 151 January 22, 2013 Anesthesia Awareness As the patient lies on the examination table it seems as if everything is going as planned. General anesthesia has been administrated and the patient has lost all feeling in his or her body, the ability to remember has been knocked out, and the muscles have been paralyzed. Not until surgery is done however will the doctor know just how well the anesthesia worked on the patient. Anesthesia awareness is a rare occurrence...
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  • The History of Anesthesia - 852 Words
    Mallory Whitson Justice 1st Period 2 February 2010 Anesthesia Anesthesia is the loss of feeling or sensation. It may be accomplished without the loss of consciousness, or with partial or total loss of consciousness. Anesthesia has not been around forever, but there is a background history of its creation and the primitive anesthetics used before anesthesia was discovered. Today there are many different anesthetics and delivery methods dependent to the type of procedure....
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  • PEPPER FOR LOCAL ANESTHESIA - 3582 Words
    The Problem and its Background Introduction Black pepper is a common name of the plant Piper nigrum that belongs to the family Solanaceae. It is one of the greatest spices ever available to man to the prehistoric times up to the present1. Black pepper, the dried unripe fruit, is just one of the products that can be derived from the berries of the plant. Black pepper has aromatic, slightly musty odor, spicy but not hot and has tangy flavors that stimulates the senses. For that reason, black...
    3,582 Words | 13 Pages
  • Anesthetics- a history and essay about the 4 types: general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, local anesthesia, and sedation.
    Anesthetics are used to block pain or other sensations from a patient as they undergo a surgery. This helps the patient go through procedures with little or no distress as they would feel otherwise. In this paper I will discuss the types of anesthesia, how each works, and give a little background on anesthetics. There are four broad categories of anesthesia: general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, local anesthesia, and sedation. General anesthesia is issued for the reversible loss of...
    869 Words | 3 Pages
  • Medical Journal Post-Anesthesia Care Unit
    The personnel are close and they maintain a good relationship with each other. While there was no incident that caused them to work together I have seen them help each other out. PACU or the recovery room is where the patients come directly too after their surgery. The basic job of the nurses at PACU is to make sure that the patient wakes up from the anesthesia and keep their pain low. Notice how I said low not gone because they rate pain on a pain scale of 1 to 10 which 1 being the lowest and...
    256 Words | 1 Page
  • Evaluation and Preparation of Pediatric Patients Undergoing Anesthesia
    Evaluation and Preparation of Pediatric Patients Undergoing Anesthesia Primary health care providers should play a leading role in the medical evaluation and psychological preparation of children before surgery or other procedures requiring anesthesia. The provider’s goal is to ensure that the child’s medical issues are clearly defined and that the physiologic impact and limitations imposed by each condition are well delineated. The primary care provider’s knowledge of the patient’s past...
    4,545 Words | 15 Pages
  • Impact of Regional Versus General Anesthesia on the Clinical Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Major Lower Extremity Amputation
    Impact of regional versus general anesthesia on the clinical outcomes of patients undergoing major lower extremity amputation Josue Chery1, Elie Semaan1, Sandip Darji 2, William T Briggs, Joel Yarmush2, Marcus D’Ayala1,3 Department of Surgery1, Department of Anesthesia2, New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA. 3 Corresponding author Marcus D’Ayala, M.D., F.A.C.S. Chief Division- Vascular Surgery New York Methodist Hospital 506 Sixth Street Brooklyn, N.Y. 11215...
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  • Awareness and Dreaming During Total Intravenous Anesthesia in Outpatients Undergoing Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy
    NATIONAL KIDNEY AND TRANSPLANT INSTITUTE Department of Anesthesiology TITLE: AWARENESS AND DREAMING DURING TOTAL INTRAVENOUS ANESTHESIA IN OUTPATIENTS UNDERGOING EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCKWAVE LITHOTRIPSY: A PRELIMINARY SURVEY AUTHOR: Xenia P. David, M.D. Senior Resident CO-INVESTIGATORS: Alexander Bautista, M.D. Junior Resident Warren Caballa, M.D. Junior Resident Ronald Torres, M.D. Junior Resident SUPERVISING...
    7,300 Words | 24 Pages
  • hcr210r4 appendix c patient reports
    Associate Level Material Appendix C Acute Care Patient Reports Fill in the following table with a general description of each type of patient report, who may have to sign or authenticate it, and the standard time frame that JCAHO or AOA requires for it to be completed or placed in the patient’s record. Four of the reports have been done for you. Name of Report Brief Description of Contents Who Signs the Report Filing Standard Face Sheet Patient identification, financial data, clinical...
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  • 3 Key Aspects of the Anaesthetic Nurse Role
    An in-depth analysis of three key aspects of the anaesthetic nurse role The relationship between the perioperative nurse and the patient has suffered a long process of mutation throughout the last decades. If before all the dynamics experienced within an operating theatre were based upon organizational and logistical aspects, these days the focus lies on the patient and all the comfort and security demanded throughout a process that already reveals itself aggressive for the patient. Being...
    2,726 Words | 11 Pages
  • Reflection of Peri Operative Placement
    Learning objectives and rationale Plan to achieve objectives Final evaluation Performing pre- operative surgical checklist to check consent, correct procedure and site and to avoid any mistakes. Pre-op check as per the checklist with preceptor Performed full pre- operative checklist. Participating in surgical count to avoid any items being left inside the patient Get familiar with instruments. Participated in surgical count with some assistance. Collection of specimen, for further...
    1,580 Words | 4 Pages
  • Recovery - 3229 Words
    ENHANCING PRACTICE IN RECOVERY ROOM MODULE CODE: NS50015W | | STUDENT NO: 21155481 DUE DATE: 15 JANUARY 2013 INTRODUCTION The aim of this essay is to reflect on the role that I played in the post anaesthetic care of a 32 year old lady who came in to have a laparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anaesthesia. In this essay I will demonstrate how I applied my understanding of homeostasis in the care of the patient in the recovery room. I will also be showing how I assess...
    3,229 Words | 12 Pages
  • Nurse anestheist paper - 1244 Words
    Gonzalez 1 Amanda Gonzalez Dr. Kevin Jones ENGL MWF 11:00 AM 1 October 2014 Nurse Anesthetist The road to becoming a Nurse Anesthetist is a long and hard road, but it is rewarding in several different ways including financially and emotionally. Even though becoming a Nurse Anesthetist takes hard work and dedication it is still a big career interest to me. Becoming a Nurse Anesthetist takes eight years of schooling in both classroom education and clinical experience. The work...
    1,244 Words | 4 Pages
  • My immigration story - 657 Words
    My Future Career Some people don’t actually think about what they want to be when they grow up. Some people do know, but as they get older that interest starts to fade away. Have you thought about what you want to be when you grow up? Although if you did well that’s wonderful because I just started about a year ago searching what’s going to be the best for me. It can be difficult sometimes that people get stressed out that makes them want to stop trying. First, I hope you will enjoy what I...
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  • Anesthesiology - Argument Paper - 895 Words
     Despite its obvious advantages, pain-free surgery, dentistry and especially pain-free childbirth were opposed by conservative minority. The city of Zurich initially outlawed anesthesia altogether. "Pain is a natural and intended curse of the primal sin. Any attempt to do away with it must be wrong", averred the Zurich City Fathers. Their stance contrasts with the more enlightened Swiss attitude of the 1990's. Latter-day Zurich experimented with what became known as Needle Park....
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  • I Search Paper (Anesthesiology)
    TT NoneyI Search Paper 11/8/13 Anesthesiology I have recently become interested in the medical field, but I always wondered what it takes to become successful in the field. I’ve been told that only a person who has gotten straight A’s in school throughout their entire life would be the only people who could actually make it in this field. I’ve also been told that only people who take their work extremely seriously and only hang out with people with the same academic goals can make in this...
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  • Hejuwh - 886 Words
     Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesiologist Being a CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesiologist) is such an important career that is crucial to the medical department. CRNA’s do not only prep the patient, but many also give the anesthesia. It is essential that each patient who comes through the hospital about to go under the needle is received proper anesthesia, and this is where CRNA’s get involved. There are many different types of...
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  • Dancing with the White Rabbit: Handling the Diprivan Drug
    Carly Turner English 102 Polliard May 5th, 2011 Dancing With The White Rabbit People go under sedation all the time. They jump into the rabbit hole to receive colonoscopies, plastic surgery, dental work and other various medical procedures. Today’s world has become accustomed to regular use of sedation drugs however they do not realize just how dangerous they can be. There are many factors to be taken into account when someone is put under. Proprofol (Diprivan), a drug that is used to...
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  • Maintenance and Reversal of Anaesthesia - 448 Words
    Maintenance and reversal of General Anaesthesia Effects of IV drugs used for induction of anaesthesia wears off after a few minutes and unconsciousness must still be maintained. This is achieved either through inhalational anaesthesia or IV infusion of a drug. i) Inhalational Anaesthesia Patient must receive a sufficient concentration of oxygen to prevent hypoxia, sufficient concentration of anaesthetic drug to ensure consciousness and sufficient flow of fresh gases to prevent hypercarbia....
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  • Ancillary Drugs Used in Surgery
    Ancillary drugs used in surgery Ancillary drugs are drugs that are used in conjunction with general anaesthetics. Although termed as ancillary drugs, these drugs play an integral role in every surgical operation. Ancillary drugs serve multiple functions in surgery and can enhance the surgical procedure and patient safety. To most patients, the prospect of an impending surgical operation leads to preoperative anxiety, especially given that the outcome of the surgery is unpredictable (Valenzuela...
    683 Words | 2 Pages
  • Operating room observation paper
    OPERATING ROOM OBSERVATION. Patient: J.D. Age: 39 year-old. Gender: Female. Marital status: Married. Chief complaint: Left tendoachilles pain for 5 years. Patient rates pain to 10/10. Patient said she had a Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injection 2 years ago as a treatment intervention for this condition and had some relief but over time, the pain came back and got worse. Name of surgical procedure: Endoscopic Gastrocnemius Recession. Surgery: Left leg Gastrocnemius Recession. This...
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  • Root Cause Analysis of a Sentinel Event
     ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS OF A SENTINEL EVENT Diane Swintek Western Governors University Root Cause Analysis of a Sentinel Event A root cause analysis (RCA) is a method by which we can examine a serious adverse event and identify the cause, or causes, that led up to the event. Although personnel are involved in these events, the primary purpose of the RCA is to identify the cause, not to assign blame (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2014). It is through...
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  • Case Write Up - 1308 Words
    Name Rahayanu binti Sarijo MRN 90255 ID 761114-01-7342 Date of operation : 02/07/2013 36 years old malay lady, G3 P2 at 38 weeks and 2 days of POA . Antenataly had 2 previous scar caesarean sections done in HSI . First was in 2008 for poor progress and the second was for secondary arrest in 2009. She also had background history of threatened abortion during this pregnancy at 8 weeks of POA. This patient initially was planned for elective caesarean section with bilateral tubal...
    1,308 Words | 4 Pages
  • Admission Essay to CRNA program
    My desire to pursue a career in health care is greatly influenced by its unlimited opportunities for career development and the desire to impact another person’s life positively. As a kid, I always had a burning desire to become a nurse or a medical doctor but my parents’ influence and their perception of the engineering profession while in Nigeria lured me away. I trained and practiced as a Materials Engineer back in Nigeria, where I worked as a research and development officer for five years....
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  • Anaesthesia - 1018 Words
    The research about Anaesthesia In Greek, ‘Anaesthesia’ means ‘loss of sensation’. Anaesthesia is the condition where the physical sensations are taken away, temporarily without the person becoming unconscious. The person remains conscious throughout the period the anaesthetic has been injected - in most cases. Anaesthesia is used for medical purposes. Anaesthesia is required to relax the patient, both physically and mentally, so that the doctors can carry out their work without getting...
    1,018 Words | 5 Pages
  • Anaesthetics - 7329 Words
    INTRODUCTION The word "anesthesia", coined by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894) in 1846 from the Greek αν-, an-, "without"; and aisthēsis, "sensation"), refers to the inhibition of sensation. An anesthetic (American English) (or anaesthetic, (Commonwealth English)) is a drug that causes anesthesia—reversible loss of sensation. They contrast with analgesics (painkillers), which relieve pain without eliminating sensation. These drugs are generally administered to facilitate surgery. A wide...
    7,329 Words | 25 Pages
  • Anesthetic Awareness - 599 Words
    Anesthetic Awareness Imagine being prepped for surgery, it could be for a heart transplant or a breast implant it makes no difference, lying on the operating table terrified wanting the operation to be over. The anesthesiologist comes over to you and asks you how you are doing; you tell him you’re ok and ready to get this surgery over with, so he injects the anesthetics. You start to feel calm and relaxed, he asks you to count down from one hundred. So you start: one hundred,...
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  • General Anaesthesia in Dentistry - 581 Words
    General anaesthesia What is general anaesthesia? General anaesthesia is a state of unconsciousness brought about by drugs in which you lose all feeling and sensation. While one is under the influence of a general anaesthetic they should not feel any pain or remember the procedure afterwards. The anaesthetic will gradually wear off following the procedure and you will regain consciousness. General anaesthetic when administered is designed to meet the needs of the particular patient and...
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  • polytrauma assignment final - 4482 Words
    Kelly Moore This assignment will critically analyse the current aspects of acute pain control in defence healthcare. The focus of this discussion will examine current methods of pain management utilised in British military trauma patients for repatriation via Aeromedical Evacuation (AE). This will include the use of Continuous Peripheral Nerve Block’s (CPNB), Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) and epidurals. In order to maintain confidentiality, all names will be replaced with pseudonyms in...
    4,482 Words | 22 Pages
  • Prewarming patients for surgery ( Research)
     Pre-warming patients to prevent hypothermia in recovery: A literature review Every day patients undergo surgery with general anesthesia for simple procedures like hernia repairs or breast biopsies. Loved ones are escorted into cold preoperative areas where nurses have them remove every stitch of their own clothing and replace them with a chilly, threadbare piece of fabric which ties together a handful of times and falls, for most, to the knees at best. The...
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  • Anesthetics - 860 Words
    Avery Bell Coach Askren Physical Science Honors December 11, 2012 The Truth about Anesthesiology Anesthetics have been around for over a hundred years. The first ever recorded use of an anesthetic was during the time of the Incas. Shamans drilled holes in the heads of their patients while holding chewed up cocoa leaves over the patient’s mouth and nose. This ritual was believed to set free your bad spirits through the holes and the cocoa leaves provided you comfort while returning back...
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  • Use of Propofol - 3114 Words
    Running head: USE OF PROPOFOL FOR PATIENT COMFORT A quantitative study on the use of propofol for patient comfort during pacemaker implantation. Brenda J. Wagner, RN Walsh University April 27, 2010 A quantitative study on the use of propofol for patient comfort during pacemaker implantation. Problem Section In today’s healthcare environment, more procedures are taking place with conscious sedation utilized instead of general anesthesia. According to Somerson, Husted, and Sicilia...
    3,114 Words | 10 Pages
  • perioperative handouts - 2117 Words
     Peri-operative Nursing Phases of Peri-operative period 1. PRE- operative phase 2. INTRA- operative phase 3. POST- operative phase PRE-Operative Phase Begins when the decision to have surgery is made and ends when the client is transferred to the operating table INTRA-Operative Phase Begins when the client is transferred to the operating table and ends when the client is admitted to the post-anesthesia unit Post-operative Phase Begins with the admission of the client to...
    2,117 Words | 12 Pages
  • Surgery- Anaesthetics and Antiseptics - 1396 Words
    Before Surgery in the early 19th century is dangerous and painful. There is no way to relieve the pain felt by patients during operations. Surgeons do not yet know how to control blood loss or infection, and operating theatres are dirty and dangerous places to be.Some surgeons superstitiously prefer to wear their ‘lucky’ coat in the operating theatre – a coat worn during a successful operation in the past. They do not wash their ‘lucky’ coat between operations in case this breaks their run of...
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  • Sugammadex Reversal of Profound Vecuronium Block
    Sugammadex Reversal of Profound Vecuronium Block A Critical Appraisal of Quantitative Research The purpose of this specific study is to compare the neuromuscular block reversal rates and effects for sugammadex, a selective relaxant binding agent, with neostigmine. In many types of surgery, there appears to be a benefit for the patient to be kept in a state of profound relaxation throughout the entire procedure. Anesthesiologists are usually hindered in this goal through the surgery in its...
    1,472 Words | 5 Pages
  • Pain Management - 1378 Words
    PAIN MANAGEMENT IN THE EMERGENCY MEDICINE DEPARTMENT Associate Professor Peter Manning Emeritus Consultant Emergency Medicine Department National University Hospital, Singapore Jan 2004 Revised Aug 07 / Feb 08 / Nov 09 / Dec 11 / Dec 12 Accepted practice patterns must be questioned – implementation of pain score to vital signs We underestimate the pain produced by common practical procedures Analogy – just as we vary antibiotics according to sensitivities, perhaps we should be...
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  • Sentinel Event - 2877 Words
    A1. Sentinel Event Review of the medical record for the specified patient (SP) was completed 09/16/12. The medical record revealed that the SP was a minor child with a diagnosis of history of frequent and recurrent tonsillitis and was scheduled to have the tonsils and adenoids removed 09/14/12 at 10:30 AM as an outpatient procedure. Review of the medical record for the day of 09/14/12 revealed that the SP was admitted to the pre-admission testing area at 9:00 AM. At 10:00 AM the SP was in...
    2,877 Words | 8 Pages
  • Clinical Pathway Malignant Hyperthermia
    Clinical Pathway: Malignant Hyperthermia Courtney Daniel RODP Program Austin Peay State University Clinical Pathway: Malignant Hyperthermia I. Introduction Case Study Mr. F, a healthy 34-year-old man, is admitted to a local hospital for a routine cholecystectomy. A preoperative assessment by the nurse anesthetist reveals no complications with prior surgeries and a familial history of anesthetic complications, but Mr. F is unsure of what the complications were called....
    2,657 Words | 9 Pages
  • Operating Room - 1001 Words
    Surgical Experience Prior To Surgical Experience: 1.Sterile Field Before surgery is performed surgical drapes should be put in place to establish an aseptic barrier minimizing the passage of microorganisms from nonsterile to sterile areas. Only Sterile items should be in the sterile field. Sterile to Sterile ideas should be in place Open any sterile packages away from body to the sides and than towards your body Make sure sterile area does not become wet if so then you must set up a...
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  • Comparison and Contrast Essay of Different Types of Careers
    Cortney Allen English 111 November 11, 2010 Different Types of Careers As a college student we have many choices for a career. I have always wanted to go into the medical field; not only because it is diverse, but because I love to help people. The three jobs in the medical field I am looking at are: Trauma Nurse, home health nurse, and a nurse anesthetist. Trauma nurses have to be able to think on their feet and work competently under pressure. Being a trauma nurse would never get...
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  • Propofol Alternatives In Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    ISSN 1658-354X Saudi Journal of Anesthesia • Volume 8 • Issue 4 • October-December 2014 • Pages 447-574 Saudi Journal of Anesthesia Official Publication of The Saudi Anesthesia Association October-December 2014 / Vol 8 / Issue 4 www.saudija.org REVIEW ARTICLE Page | 540 Propofol alternatives in gastrointestinal endoscopy anesthesia Basavana Gouda Goudra, Preet Mohinder Singh1 A B S T R A C T Department of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine,...
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  • Post operative care - 1814 Words
    Case Study: Margaret Whilst the patient is in PACU, identify and discuss airway management (and rationales) as related to the case study (400 words) The post-operative patient is at risk for respiratory problems due to ineffective airway clearance related to changes in pulmonary physiology and function caused by anaesthetics, narcotics, mechanical ventilation, hypothermia and surgery. With increased tracheobronchial secretions secondary to the effects of anaesthesia, combined with...
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  • Seantel Robinson-Brye - 703 Words
    Seantel Robinson-Brye The Surgical Experience The preoperative phase begins when the decision for surgery is made and ends when the patient is transferred to the operating room table. The preoperative evaluation and teaching typically takes place several days before surgery in an outpatient setting. Today, most perioperative patients are admitted to the hospital the morning of their surgical procedure. However, there are times when the preoperative phase will begin on the medical-surgical...
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  • Lidocaine - 300 Words
    Lidocaine Today I am going to talk to you about surgery and what type of drug that will be used to help during a surgical procedure. There are many different drugs that will be used in a surgical procedure but the one that I will give information on today is called Lidocaine. Lidocaine can be used in several different ways. The routes of administration include; “direct IV (Skidmore pp.624)” (into the vein with injection), “continuous IV (Skidmore pp.624)” (a constant flow of medication...
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  • NRSG258 Acute Care Nursing
    NRSG258 Acute Care Nursing – S00169019 1- My chosen patient Paul is a 45-year-old man who has torn his rotator cuff during a rugby game. After consultation the surgeon informs Paul that he will require a shoulder arthroscopy with rotator cuff repair followed by rehabilitation. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis) attached to the bones of the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff connects the humerus (upper arm) to the...
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  • Sizemore Case Study - 309 Words
    Anesthesia: Loss of sensation with or without loss of consciousness (www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anesthesia Patients are anesthetized by giving them a paralytic (this blocks neuromuscular junctions). Then the patient is intubated. Once this is done they are given a anesthetic and amnesiac. A person can sense pain and be incapable of responding if they have anesthesia awareness. With this they can feel the pain but are incapable of responding. In the Sizemore case the...
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  • Anesthesiology in The United States - 745 Words
    As the United States population increases in numbers, and as extensive medical research advances in healthcare people are live longer and healthier. As a response to the rising life expectancy demand medical careers, such as Anesthesiology, will grow to cope with the increase of surgery or medical procedure. Essentially, an anesthesiologist is a medical physician that aids the patient before, during, and after surgery or medical procedure requiring anesthesia, medications used to ease pain....
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  • Anesthesiologist Essay - 697 Words
    Career Exploration Paper Rational: I’m interested in English and math it helps me with my career in becoming an anesthesiologist. My career goals after high school are to get into a good college where I can be a successful student. After college I want to graduate with a PhD degree and become an anesthesiologist, or something else I might be interested in the future. The reason I’m interested in this career is because I like working with people and helping them. I’m a very social person so I...
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  • Systematic review critique - 926 Words
     Critique of Systematic Review of intravenous acetaminophen Chamberlain College of Nursing NR505: Advance Research Methods: Evidence-Based Practice Fall Session A, 2013 Abstract According to the systematic review covered by Apfel, Turan, Souza, Pergolizzi & Hornuss, 2013 there is a significant reduction in postoperative nausea and vomiting and opioid use when using intravenous acetaminophen. The reviewers used Medline and Cochrane databases to conduct their search along with...
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  • Plastic Surgery Essay About Korea
    Cosmetic surgery has been growing these past decade and it started to grow ginormously in the capital of South Korea, Seoul thanks to the new wave of fashion and music called Hallyu. Everyday teens of all ages ranging from 12 and 25 get from a little double eyelid surgery to extreme jaw shaving, just to look like their idols. Girls and boys have this obsession with beauty that once they finish highschool as a graduation gift they get surgeries to start college fresh and with a new face to show...
    361 Words | 1 Page
  • Reflective Essay - 2708 Words
    Reflective Essay Why we use reflection It is important that we use reflection in order to further develop our skills in practice. No matter which reflective cycle chosen it is important that you identify what has been learned from the experience, how it has helped, if it is negative, how to overcome the problem in the future, and how it relates to theory and knowledge you have been taught. Reflective practice has been identified as one of the key ways in which we learn from our experiences in...
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  • Teacher - 395 Words
    http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/Career/135 Overview Anesthesiologist Assistants are highly skilled professionals who work under the direction of licensed anesthesiologists (doctors) and exclusively within the Anesthesia Care Team environment as described by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) to design and implement anesthesia care plans. Under supervision, they operate anesthesia equipment, monitor patients, and assist in providing quality care. They may accompany the patient...
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  • Care Plan Post Op
    This essay will discuss the plan of care I developed for Mr X while he was under my care in a post anaesthetic unit. It will discuss my nursing assessments, and what diagnoses I developed from this. It will then discuss the rationale behind my nursing interventions using relevant literature. My plan of care will be analysed throughout while identifying how my nursing care meets best practice guidelines. A nursing care plan is begun at a patients admission. In this case Mr X was booked in for...
    1,983 Words | 5 Pages
  • Pyloric Stenosis - 656 Words
     Pyloric Stenosis is a rare condition that develops in newborns. About one in every 250 babies is affected. Patients with pyloric stenosis present with projectile vomiting in which they are still hungry afterwards. The infant will start showing signs of weight loss, dehydration and malnutrition. When my son had pyloric stenosis, he had some opposite symptoms that are unusual for infants. He had projectile vomiting, weight gain, dehydration and mild malnutrition. He was 12 weeks...
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  • becoming a mother - 765 Words
    Becoming a mother Becoming a mother completely changed my life. When I say “changed”, I don’t mean I had to make a couple of adjustments. I mean that it completely flipped my world upside down into something so different to what it was before. I was an outgoing person. I loved going to parties, have fun, and never be home. I really never cared about anything. I guess I was just an irresponsible and immature, like a typical...
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  • The Historical Development of the Chemistry of Ether as an Anesthetic
    Anesthetic ether is the actually diethyl ether CH3CH2OCH2CH3. It has been used as an anesthetic in medical surgery for over 150 years, though the hypnotic effects of ether was already discovered 500 years ago. The historical development of ether anesthesia is very dramatic and interesting. Ether anesthesia: The historical development Ether was discovered in 1275 by Spanish chemist Raymundus Lullius, and was named ¡§sweet vitriol." In 1540, a German scientist Valerius Cordus described the...
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  • Ether the Magic of Painless Surgery
    ETHER THE MAGIC OF PAINLESS SURGERY FIRST USED BY Dr. CRAWFORD LONG(1815-1875) Dr Crawford Williamson Long and ETHER to create painless surgery. In March 1842, Dr Crawford Williamson Long removed 2 tumours from the neck of a Mr James Venable under ether anaesthesia. But how did Dr Long come to this discovery? When Dr Crawford Long was at school and at Medical School of the University of Pennsylvania, it was fashionable with students to inhale gases like ether to...
    1,406 Words | 4 Pages
  • Care Planning - 1327 Words
    Appendix 2 Operating Department Practioner Care Plan Surgical Procedure: - Bilateral Myringotomy Patient Name: - James Smith Patient Age: - 5yrs old Definition of Surgical Procedure: - An operation performed to the ears to insert grommets. Medical Diagnosis: - Bilateral Grommets Activity of Daily Living Maintaining a Safe Environment Diagnosis of Collaborative Problems - Safety in Theatre Environment compromising equipment and patient – Manual Handling risks of...
    1,327 Words | 21 Pages
  • Nitrous Oxide - 1733 Words
    Nitrous oxide Nitrous oxide Description Nitrous oxide — an odorless, tasteless gas — is an inhalation analgesia that can be used during labor. You administer the anesthetic gas using a hand-held face mask. Nitrous oxide takes effect within a minute. While common in the United Kingdom and Canada, this technique is rarely used in the United States. Pros Nitrous oxide alters pain perception. It can be used intermittently or continuously during labor. If you need to have a tear repaired after...
    1,733 Words | 6 Pages
  • Works Cited - 434 Words
    Works cited: 1. The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment, 2006 "anesthesia." The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment. Bruce E.R. Thompson. Ed. Mary Jo Poole. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2006. 21. U.S. History In Context. Web. 18 May 2013. In 1846 surgeons began using anesthesia in the forms of ether and chloroform to render patients unconscious prior to surgery. Almost immediately some people began advocating the use of anesthesia in executions as well. An essay to that...
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