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Remembering the classics: NPO guidelines
Mark Schreiner MD
Schreiner MS, Triebwasser A, Keon TP. Ingestion of liquids compared with preoperative fasting in pediatric outpatients. Anesthesiology. 1990 Apr;72(4):593-7. PMID: 2321772.
Dr. Schreiner discusses the road to discovery challenging conventional wisdom of fasting guidelines.
Rita Agarwal, Chandra Ramamoorthy and Jim Fehr remember their colleague and friend who passed away last week.
Melissa Brooks Peterson, Kim M Strupp, Megan A Brockel, Matthew S Wilder, Jennifer Zieg, Anna L Bruckner, Alexander M Kaizer, Judit M Szolnoki. Anesthetic Management and Outcomes of Patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa: Experience at a Tertiary Referral Center. Anesth Analg. 2021 Sep 30. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000005749. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34591805
The perioperative management of this rare and disfiguring disease is reviewed.
Error Traps in Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Lynne Maxwell, MD and Myron Yaster, MD
Melissa M. Masaracchia, Rani A. Sunder, David M. Polaner. Error traps in pediatric regional anesthesia. Pediatric Anesthesia 2021; 31:1161-69. doi: 10.1111/pan.14275. PMID: 34396637
The authors review common error traps that lead to erroneous actions while performing regional anesthesia.