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Retrospective evaluation of unanticipated admissions and readmissions after same day surgery and associated costs.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the rate of unanticipated admissions and readmissions, and to characterize the associated reasons and costs. DESIGN Retrospective medical records database analysis. Expand
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Microglia in the Cerebral Cortex in Autism
We immunocytochemically identified microglia in fronto-insular (FI) and visual cortex (VC) in autopsy brains of well-phenotyped subjects with autism and matched controls, and stereologicallyExpand
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For Outpatient Rotator Cuff Surgery, Nerve Block Anesthesia Provides Superior Same-day Recovery over General Anesthesia
Background: Both general and nerve block anesthesia are effective for shoulder surgery. For outpatient surgery, it is important to determine which technique provides more efficient recovery. TheExpand
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Neurotoxicity of Adjuvants Used in Perineural Anesthesia and Analgesia in Comparison With Ropivacaine
Background and Objectives: Clonidine, buprenorphine, dexamethasone, and midazolam (C, B, D, M) have been used to prolong perineural local anesthesia in the absence of data on the influence of theseExpand
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Brachial Plexus Anatomy: Normal and Variant
Effective brachial plexus blockade requires a thorough understanding of the anatomy of the plexus, as well as an appreciation of anatomic variations that may occur. This review summarizes relevantExpand
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Process Analysis in Outpatient Knee Surgery: Effects of Regional and General Anesthesia on Anesthesia-controlled Time
Background The performance of anesthetic procedures before operating room entry (e.g., with either general or regional anesthesia [RA] induction rooms) should decrease anesthesia-controlled time inExpand
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Economics of Nerve Block Pain Management after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Potential Hospital Cost Savings via Associated Postanesthesia Care Unit Bypass and Same-day Discharge
BackgroundAnterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is a complex outpatient surgical procedure often associated with pain. Traditionally, the procedure is performed under general anesthesia and oftenExpand
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Reduction of Verbal Pain Scores after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with 2-Day Continuous Femoral Nerve Block: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Background:Single-injection femoral nerve block analgesia and spinal anesthesia have been associated with fewer postoperative nursing interventions and successful same-day discharge after anteriorExpand
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Ultrasound Guidance With Nerve Stimulation Reduces the Time Necessary for Resident Peripheral Nerve Blockade
Background and Objectives: Educating residents in peripheral nerve blockade may impact the efficiency of a busy regional anesthesia service. Ultrasound guidance may affect the efficiency andExpand
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Anesthesia and postoperative analgesia: outcomes following orthopedic surgery.
The demand for increased efficiency and decreased hospital stay has magnified the role of anesthesia and acute postoperative pain management in orthopedics. Orthopedic anesthesia and acuteExpand
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