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Covid and the Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Myron Yaster MD and Lynne Maxwell MD
Rebecca D Margolis, Kim M Strupp, Abbie O Beacham, Myron Yaster, Thomas M Austin, Andrew W Macrae, Laura Diaz-Berenstain, Norah R Janosy. The Effects of Coronavirus Disease 2019 on Pediatric Anesthesiologists: A Survey of the Members of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2022 Feb 1;134(2):348-356 PMID: 33439606
As we rapidly approach the 1 millionth (yes 1 millionth!) U.S. Covid-19 death, this survey article describes how the disease affected members of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia during its first 6 months.
Mary Ellen McCann is a HERO
Myron Yaster MD and Mark Schreiner MD
Mary Ellen McCann. Liposomal Bupivacaine. Anesthesiology. 2021 Feb 1;134(2):139-142. PMID: 33433621
The peer-review process—not a courtroom—thus provides the best mechanism for resolving scientific uncertainties.”
Gender compensation disparity in anesthesiology part 3
Randall Flick, MD MPH
Sharonne N Hayes, John H Noseworthy, Gianrico Farrugia. A Structured Compensation Plan Results in Equitable Physician Compensation: A Single-Center Analysis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2020 Jan;95(1):35-43. PMID: 31902427
Salaries are typically non transparent. Gender gaps in pay are common. The Mayo Clinic experience offers another way.
Error Traps in Airway Management
Melissa Brooks Peterson MD and Judit Szolnoki MD,MS PSL
Lisa Sohn, James Peyton, Britta S von Ungern-Sternberg, Narasimhan Jagannathan. Error traps in pediatric difficult airway management. Pediatr Anesth. 2021 September 3. DOI: 10.1111/pan.14289
This paper takes a broad review approach to pediatric difficult airway management and divides it into three “types” of error traps: Preparation error, Performance error, and Proficiency error.