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Pharmacologic and Physiologic Influences Affecting Sensory Evoked Potentials: Implications for Perioperative Monitoring
EVOKED potentials (EPs) are the electrophysiologic responses of the nervous system to sensory or motor stimulation. Stimulating the nervous system initiates the transmission of neural signals thatExpand
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Subarachnoid Catheter Placement After Wet Tap for Analgesia in Labor: Influence on the Risk of Headache in Obstetric Patients
Background and Objectives The incidence of postdural puncture headache (PDPH) after epidural wet tap for obstetric patients may be as high as 75%. We have studied how subsequent placement of aExpand
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Comparison of spinal and general anesthesia in lumbar laminectomy surgery: a case-controlled analysis of 400 patients.
OBJECT Despite a history of safety and efficacy, spinal anesthesia is rarely used in lumbar surgery. Application of regional anesthetics is widely preferred for lower-extremity surgery, but generalExpand
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Redefining the preoperative evaluation process and the role of the anesthesiologist.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of implementing an ambulatory and same-day surgery preoperative evaluation patient triage system over a 3-year period. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of 63,941Expand
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The pharmacology of local anesthetics.
  • J. Tetzlaff
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesiology clinics of North America
  • 1 June 2000
The pharmacology of local anesthetics is an integration of the basic physiology of excitable cells and the mechanism by which local anesthetics are capable of interrupting conduction of neuralExpand
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Assessment of Competency in Anesthesiology
Assessment of competency in traditional graduate medical education has been based on observation of clinical care and classroom teaching. In anesthesiology, this has been relatively easy because ofExpand
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Microdiscectomy: spinal anesthesia offers optimal results in general patient population.
Spinal anesthesia provides a safe and highly satisfactory alternative to general anesthesia in patients undergoing limited lumbar surgery. Nevertheless, it is not commonly used for spinal surgery,Expand
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Clinical Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics
Physiology of Excitable Cells Organic Chemistry of a Local Anesthetic Molecule Physiology of Conduction Blockade Disposition of Local Anesthetics after They Are Injected Central Nervous SystemExpand
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Historical perspectives on injuries of the ligaments of the ankle.
As is readily apparent, there is not a consensus regarding the treatment of lateral ligamentous ruptures of the ankle. Certainly, the elimination of functional instability is the goal of treatment.Expand
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A survey of exposure to regional anesthesia techniques in American anesthesia residency training programs.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The American Board of Anesthesiologists and the Residency Review Committee for Anesthesiology do not keep records regarding the individual resident's cumulative exposure toExpand
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