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July 16, 2021: Broken Pipes
Olubukola O Nafiu, Aleda M Leis, Wendy Wang, Matthew Wixson, Lara Zisblatt. Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Diversity in Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship and Anesthesiology Residency Programs in the United States: Small Reservoir, Leaky Pipeline. Anesth Analg 2020 Oct;131(4):1201-1209. PMID: 32925341
Racism, subtle, overt, long-standing, structural has been the “original sin” of America since the time of the founding fathers. As pediatric anesthesiologists we think of ourselves as being above all of this, enlightened, caring yada yada…indeed, if anything we are “anti-racists”…but are we?
July 19, 2021: NPO GUIDELINES are they “bubbameisters”?
Jennifer J Lee, Jerri C Price, Andrew Duren, Alon Shertzer, Robert Hannum, Francis A Akita, Shuang Wang, Judy H Squires, Oliver Panzer, Jacquelin Herrera, Lena S Sun, Nicholas A Davis. Ultrasound Evaluation of Gastric Emptying Time in Healthy Term Neonates after Formula Feeding. Anesthesiology. 2021 Jun 1;134(6):845-851. PMID: 33861856
Laszlo Vutskits. Neonatal Preoperative Fasting: Time for a Change? Anesthesiology. 2021 Jun 1;134(6):823-825. PMID: 3386185
Are our fasting guidelines bubbameisters (Yiddish for old wive’s tale)?
Myron Yaster MD, Norah Janosy MD, Rebecca Margolis, DO
Anoushka M Afonso, Joshua B Cadwell, Steven J Staffa, David Zurakowski, Amy E Vinson. Burnout Rate and Risk Factors among Anesthesiologists in the United States. Anesthesiology. 2021 May 1;134(5):683-696. PMID: 33667293
Steve Alan Hyman. Burnout: The “Other” Pandemic. Anesthesiology 2021 May 1;134(5):673-675 PMID: 33667300
This survey of members of the American Society of Anesthesiologists is an important addition to the burnout literature.
Charles J. Cote, MD
C J Coté, A Zaslavsky, J J Downes, C D Kurth, L G Welborn, L O Warner, S V Malviya. Postoperative apnea in former preterm infants after inguinal herniorrhaphy. A combined analysis. Anesthesiology; 1995 Apr;82(4):809-22. PMID: 7717551
Original Article (from history of peds anesthesia project)
Firth PG, Mai CL. The evolution of pediatric sedation and anesthesia patient safety: An interview with Dr Charles J. “Charlie” Cote. Paediatr Anaesth. 2020 Nov;30(11):1183-1190. PMID: 3356980
This classic paper on post-anesthetic apnea in the newborn is the source reference on this topic. One of the original authors describes its importance and the backstory of how it happened.