Clinical and economic considerations in the use of inhaled anesthesia from the perspective of health-system pharmacists and anesthesiologists
- Managing inhaled anesthesia: Challenges from a health-system pharmacist's perspective. Meyer, Tricia // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/15/2010 Supplement, Vol. 67, pS4
The article discusses the difficulties faced by healthsystem pharmacists in managing the use and costs of inhaled anesthetics in operation rooms (OR). It presents information on the nature of the inhaled anesthetics, the principles for using them, and the role of inhaled anesthesia in...
- Economic considerations in the use of inhaled anesthetic agents. Golembiewski, Julie // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/15/2010 Supplement, Vol. 67, pS9
The article focuses on the economic factors related to use of inhalation anesthesia. Costs related to inhalation anesthesia can be high, but cost saving can be done by understanding the factors affecting the costs. The major factors which can be controlled are fresh gas flow rates and vaporizer...
- Sevoflurane Cost Comparisons Questioned. Welliver, Mark; Welliver, Dawn Dalpé; Singh, Preet Mohinder; Borle, Anuradha; Trikha, Anjan // AANA Journal;Dec2014, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p415
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Sevoflurane Induction Procedure: Cost Comparison Between Fixed 8% Versus Incremental Techniques in Pediatric Patients" by P. M. Singh and colleagues, published in a 2014 issue.
- Halothane-induced hepatitis: A forgotten issue in developing countries. Habibollahi, Peiman; Mahboobi, Nastaran; Esmaeili, Sara; Safari, Saeid; Dabbagh, Ali; Alavian, Seyed Moayed // Hepatitis Monthly;Jan2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p3
Halothane was introduced as an anesthetic in the 1950s and was considered a revolutionary agent in the field of anesthesia. Soon after, halothane-induced hepatitis became a concern, leading to the development of less toxic gases that induced a lower incidence of side effects. Two types of...
- Molecular site of alcohol and anesthetic actions. // Science Teacher;Feb98, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p16
States that researchers have identified a small region on the surface of nerve cells which may be essential for the actions of inhaled anesthetics. Benefits of the identification; Other responsibilities of the site.
- Clinical and economic considerations in the use of inhaled anesthesia from the perspective of health-system pharmacists and anesthesiologists. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/15/2010 Supplement, Vol. 67, pS21
A quiz concerning clinical and cost related issues of using inhalation anesthesia is presented.
- Low-flow anesthesia: Theory, practice, technical preconditions, advantages, and foreign gas accumulation. Baum, Jan A. // Journal of Anesthesia;1999, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p166
Gives information on the theory and basics of low-flow anesthetic techniques. History of the rebreathing technique in anesthesiology; Different ways where rebreathing systems can be used; Concentration of inhalational anesthetics.
- Erratum. // Archives of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Apr2001, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p585
Presents a correction to an article related to the effect of sulfur dioxide inhalation on visual evoked potentials, that was previously published.
- The history of the debate on whether an intravenous or an inhaled anesthetic is the better method for induction. Inomata, Shinichi // Journal of Anesthesia;2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p95
Editorial. Introduces a series of articles about the efficacy of the induction of anesthesia in adults by using either the inhaled anesthetic sevoflurane or intravenous propofol, from the May 2002 issue of the 'Journal of Anesthesia.' Background on the rapid induction technique; Advantages of...