Jay A. Anderson

Learn More
Data are presented to illustrate the inadequacy of routinely collected data on osteoarthrosis when disability and handicap are considered as distinct from impairment. In a series of prevalence studies of mixed manual workers aged 15 to 65 years in the United Kingdom 11% had diagnosable osteoarthrosis of the limbs, 2% had generalized osteoarthrosis, and 11%(More)
The goal of this study was to compare the efficacy of esmolol and sodium nitroprusside (SNP) as primary drugs for producing controlled hypotension and limiting blood loss during orthognathic surgery. Thirty ASA physical status I and II patients (mean age 22 yr) undergoing LeFort I maxillary osteotomies were randomly assigned to receive either esmolol (n =(More)
The combination of the capnograph (respired CO2 monitor) and the transcutaneous oxygen monitor was evaluated as a non-invasive system for monitoring of respiratory function in 10 ASA class I patients undergoing ultralight general anesthesia for removal of third molars. Capnography proved to be a sensitive and accurate method for detecting apnea and airway(More)
Reliable information about shoulder girdle pain in relation to work practices is difficult to obtain from routinely acquired statistics. On the basis of data obtained from a special study of 2 648 manual workers from jobs without special demands for neck or shoulder activity, an estimate has been made of the size of the problem. The results indicate that(More)
A case is reported in which a patient developed cyanosis under general anesthesia due to methemoglobinemia. The cause of the methemoglobinemia was benzocaine applied topically to the pharynx and trachea. When confronted with cyanosis in the absence of cardiac or pulmonary disease, one must seriously consider the diagnosis of methemoglobinemia. Supplemental(More)
This study evaluated two oral sedative regimens for the conscious sedation of pediatric dental patients (mean age 37.0 months) unmanageable by traditional behavior management techniques. Regimen A included chloral hydrate (Noctec--E.R. Squibb and Sons, Princeton, NJ) at 50 mg/kg with 25 mg hydroxyzine pamoate (Vistaril--Pfizer Laboratories, New York, NY),(More)
A major concern in pediatric dentistry is maximizing risk management through optimal monitoring of respiratory function during sedation techniques. This article examines the problems inherent in respiratory monitoring in sedated pediatric dental patients, the traditional methods of respiratory monitoring, and new technologies which are useful in optimizing(More)
Subcutaneous emphysema can occur as the result of trauma, surgery, and anesthesia. A case is presented of extensive subcutaneous emphysema after anesthesia for oral surgical reduction of a mandibular fracture. A discussion of the diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment of subcutaneous emphysema follows.
Traditional methods of monitoring sedated pediatric dental patients have major shortcomings. This study evaluated the use of capnography in conjunction with pulse oximetry for monitoring children during conscious sedation for dental treatment. The specific purposes of the study were to determine if capnography would: (1) detect ventilatory changes that(More)