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    Shortly after graduation from Anesthesia school, I had taken up a position as an anesthesia provider at a major healthcare organization as an anesthesia provider. However, not up to six months into my job, I had realized that that the work environment was not sustainable, for it would not allow me to exercise the full extent of my skills and abilities. There was no autonomy! Therefore I decided to quit and form an anesthesia services business, contracting with institutions that would allow me and

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    must be known, such as the different types of anesthesia. There are several types of anesthesia. The form of anesthesia a patient will receive will be determined by the medical state and the surgical procedure the patient will undergo. Along with anesthetics, a patient may receive a sedative administered by the anesthesiologist. The three main forms of anesthesia include: local anesthesia; regional anesthesia; and general anesthesia. Local anesthesia is used when a patient is undergoing a minimally

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    Anesthesia was developed in order to block or prevent pain during medical procedures. Anesthesia has been the backbone of the medical world for around 100 years now. Early anesthetics were primitive and many patients simply did not trust anesthetics. Anesthesia is still a risky process even in todays advanced medical world. Anesthesia is not used to treat or diagnose any specific disease; the sole purpose is to aid both the patient and surgeon through procedures. However, anesthesia is used

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    Mallory Whitson Justice 1st Period 2 February 2010 Anesthesia Anesthesia is the loss of feeling or sensation. It may be accomplished without the loss of consciousness, or with partial or total loss of consciousness. Anesthesia has not been around forever, but there is a background history of its creation and the primitive anesthetics used before anesthesia was discovered. Today there are many different anesthetics and delivery methods dependent to the type of procedure. Anesthesiologists

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    Regional Anesthesia

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    Regional Anesthesia Regional anesthesia is a type of medicine that temporarily blocks feeling in one area of your body. You may have regional anesthesia before a medical procedure or surgery. A health care provider who specializes in giving anesthesia (anesthesiologist) injects the medicine near a nerve or a group of nerves. This makes that area of the body numb. Regional anesthesia can be used alone or in combination with other types of anesthesia. Regional anesthesia has many benefits compared

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    The history of nurse anesthesia cannot be accurately studied without a thorough analysis of the pioneer and transformational leader, Alice Magaw. Charles Mayo called her the Mother of Anesthesia for many good reasons (CRNA Profiles, n.d.). It is worthy of the student anesthetist’s time to study the life, education, employment, leadership, publications, and legacy of Alice Magaw. Alice Magaw’s Biographical Information In 1860, Alice Magaw was born in Ohio (Nelson & Wilstead, 2009). For the

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    A single woman in anesthesia An icon is a person who is humble, respected by many and admired for their skills and talents. Many have influenced the different branches of the medical field; an I-con who had influenced the practice of anesthesia is Claudia potter. Potter was born into a middle class family, her father was a farmer and her mother was a stay at home mom. However, She was an outcast compared to the rest of her family; she had one great ambition to become a doctor from a young age. She

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    Anesthesia Advancement

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    This small section of this article will cover how anesthesia has advance throughout the years and who helped to make these advancements’ numerous advancements in anesthesia has benefited a variety of medical fields like surgery, neuro-endocrine surgery, inpatient care, intense car and many others. Anesthesia has not been around for a long time and the earliest drug for pain remained alcohol. In colder climates such Russia there was a way to freeze the affected area to the point where it would be

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    Research The investigation of how anesthesia effects cognitive functioning has had a long history. Overtime, it has been suggested that there is an association between anesthesia, surgery, delirium, dementia and postoperative cognitive dysfunction (Inan & Ozkose Satirlar, 2015). The theory of anesthesia’s impact on cognitive functioning was derived in 1887, by Savage, who began to observe the “insanity” that follows the use of anesthesia. He suggested that “Any cause which will give rise to delirium

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    Providing anesthesia for lung transplantation (LT) is considered by many to be a major feat in cardiothoracic anesthesia. Some say it involves the most complex manipulation of cardiothoracic physiology, especially when cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is not used. There are many indications for end-stage pulmonary disease, from obstructive lung disease to pulmonary vascular disease. Traditionally, ventilation strategies for this population included tidal volumes of 8-12ml/kg to prevent atelectasis and

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