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Interventional Neuroradiology

Ruth Thiex and Kai U. Frerichs.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 7529 words.

Chapter 11 discusses interventional neuroradiology — also known as endovascular neurosurgery — which evolved as a new medical subspecialty in the 1980s and focuses on the treatment of...

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Interventional Radiology Procedures

Leslie B. Scorza.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 7843 words.

Chapter 12 attempts to correct some of the recognition problem associated with the term Interventional Radiology, and to offer a summary, albeit incomplete, of the scope of practice of...

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Interventional Radiology Procedures

Bijal Patel, Paul B. Shyn, Kemal Tuncali and Stuart G. Silverman.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 7581 words.

Although imaging-guided procedures are less invasive than surgery, they still have potential complications and can result in patient anxiety, pain, and discomfort. Accordingly, there is an...

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Management of Staffing and Case Scheduling for Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

Alex Macario.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 4413 words.

With proper management weeks to months ahead of time, the groundwork for an efficient (well-functioning) OOOR elective schedule should be in place. This chapter's aims to reinforce that...

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New Challenges for Anesthesiologists Outside of the Operating Room: The Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Laboratories

Wendy L. Gross, Robert T. Faillace, Douglas C. Shook, Suanne M. Daves and Robert M. Savage.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 16027 words.

Chapter 19 discusses invasive cardiology procedures performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory (CCL), the electrophysiology laboratory (EPL), and the transesophageal...

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Office-Based Anesthesia

Laurence M. Hausman.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 5859 words.

There are many advantages to office-based procedures for both patients and practitioners. The patient is afforded more privacy with a more personal experience, as well as decreased facility...

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Pain Management Procedures

maj. Anthony Dragovich and maj. Christopher V. Maani.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine; Pain Medicine. 4519 words.

This chapter will prove useful to anesthesiologists and nonanesthesiologists alike in providing an overview and discussion of several of the most common pain procedures encountered in...

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Patient Monitoring

Samuel M. Galvagno Jr and Bhavani Kodali.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 5811 words.

The expertise and skill of the modern anesthesiologist is increasingly required when anesthesia is administered for procedures performed outside of the operating room (OOOR). The OOOR...

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Pediatric Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

Keira P. Mason.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 6495 words.

The anesthesiologist is increasingly being called on to provide pediatric anesthesia care for children in settings outside the operating room (OR). Providing anesthesia in these off-site...

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Preoperative Patient Evaluation for Anesthesia Care Outside of the Operating Room

Bobbie Jean Sweitzer.

in Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room

March 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Acute Medicine. 7367 words.

Preoperative evaluation and optimization of medical status of patients are important components of anesthesia practice. Increasing numbers of patients with serious comorbidities undergo...

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