TITLE

Managing inhaled anesthesia: Challenges from a health-system pharmacist's perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Meyer, Tricia
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/15/2010 Supplement, Vol. 67, pS4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 post-surgical recovery. The problems faced by pharmacists in cost management include difficulty in quantifying anesthetic use, lack of education and training in giving inhaled anesthesia.
ACCESSION #
48960533

 

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