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Pediatric airway: Return of uncuffed tubes?
Myron Yaster MD and Lynne Maxwell MD
Isa M, Holzki J, Hagemeier A, Rothschild MA, Coté CJ. Anatomical In Vitro Investigations of the Pediatric Larynx: A Call for Manufacturer Redesign of Tracheal Tube Cuff Location and Perhaps a Call to Reconsider the Use of Uncuffed Tracheal Tubes. Anesth Analg 2021 Oct 1;133(4):894-902.PMID: 33901057
Peyton J, Foglia E, Lee GS. Pediatric Airway Anatomy and Tracheal Tubes: It Is Not All About the Cuff. Anesth Analg. 2021 Oct 1;133(4):891-893. PMID: 34524987
If you live long enough what goes around comes around…are uncuffed tubes in children < 6-8 years of age coming back?
The sky really is falling
Myron Yaster MD and Diane W. Gordon MD
Varughese S, Ahmed R. Environmental and Occupational Considerations of Anesthesia: A Narrative Review and Update. Anesth Analg. 2021 Oct 1;133(4):826-835. PMID: 33857027
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Anesthetic vapor anesthetics are greenhouse gasses. Desflurane and Nitrous oxide may be the worst. Is it time to stop using them?
Work related quality of life
Rebecca Margolis DO, FACOCA, Norah Janosy MD, Myron Yaster MD
Benjamin Gafsou, Marie-Christine Becq, Daphné Michelet, Florence Julien-Marsollier, Christopher Brasher, Souhayl Dahmani. Determinants of Work-Related Quality of Life in French Anesthesiologists. Anesth Analg. 2021 Oct 1;133(4):863-872. PMID: 33543868
Amy E Vinson. Home Is Where the Heart Is, but What About That Other Place You Spend Your Time? Anesth Analg. 2021 Oct 1;133(4):860-862. PMID: 34524985
People don’t quit their jobs—they quit their bosses. What we can learn from our French colleagues