Clinical and economic considerations in the use of inhaled anesthesia from the perspective of health-system pharmacists and anesthesiologists
- 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.
- An anesthesiologist's perspective on inhaled anesthesia decision-making. Prielipp, Richard Carl // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/15/2010 Supplement, Vol. 67, pS13
In this article the author discusses aspects of using inhalation anesthesia and various factors affecting the decision making for it by anesthesiologists. The author presents information on various stages, factors affecting dosage of inhalation anesthesia and various inhalation anesthetics...
- 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...
- Mild hypercapnia with hyperventilation attenuates recovery from anesthesia in elderly patients. Nakai, Kishiko; Yoshida, Hitoshi; Hashimoto, Hiroshi; Kushikata, Tetsuya; Kimura, Futoshi; Kitayama, Masatou; Ishihara, Hironori; Hirota, Kazuyoshi // Journal of Anesthesia;2013, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p712
Purpose: Mild hypercapnia with hyperventilation has been reported to significantly decrease recovery time from inhaled anesthesia in young and middle-aged patients. However, its efficacy has not yet been clarified in elderly patients, although delayed emergence can deteriorate their quality 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.
- 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...
- Up to date in inhalation anaesthesia: desflurane. Corcione, A.; Di Dato, M. T. // BMC Geriatrics;2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 10, pA101
An abstract of the article "Up to Date in Inhalation Anaesthesia: Desflurane," by A. Corcione and M. T. Di Dato is presented.
- Sudden and sustained elevation of bispectral index due to electromyographic interference during closed circuit inhalational anesthesia. Ayeko, Michael O.; Hesham, Ahmed A. M.; Gyanendra, Mohan // Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia;2014 Supplement 1, Vol. 8, pS116
A letter to the editor is presented regarding the sudden increase of bispectral index (BIS) due to electromyogram (EMG) activity during closed circuit inhalational anesthesia.