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The Vapes of Wrath
Myron Yaster, MD
Deborah A Rusy, Anita Honkanen, Mary F Landrigan-Ossar, Debnath Chatterjee, Lawrence I Schwartz, Kirk Lalwani, Jennifer R Dollar, Randall Clark, Christina D Diaz, Nina Deutsch, David O Warner, Sulpicio G Soriano. Vaping and E-Cigarette Use in Children and Adolescents: Implications on Perioperative Care From the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Pediatric Anesthesia, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, and American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Anesth Analg. 2021 Sep 1;133(3):562-568. PMID: 33780391
Sonali Shah, Garret Weber, Naveen Nathan. Beyond the Smoke Screen: Vaping in Adolescents. Anesth Analg. 2021 Sep 1;133(3):561. PMID: 34403383
New York Times September 9, 20221
Richtel M. F.D.A. Delays Decision on Juul’s E-Cigarettes but Orders Others Off the Market. New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/09/health/fda-e-cigarettes-vaping.htm
Teen vaping is a bigger problem than most of us think…
NPO for clear liquids: Star Wars edition
Myron Yaster MD, Lynne Maxell MD, and Melissa Brooks Peterson MD
Disma N, Frykholm P, Cook-Sather SD, Lerman J. Pro-Con Debate: 1- vs 2-hour fast for clear liquids before anesthesia in children. Anesth Analg. 2021;133:581–591 PMID: 34403386
Nguyen, Khoa N. MD Davis, Peter J. MD. The 1-Hour Versus 2-Hour Clear Liquid Fasting Pro-Con Debate: What Problem Are We Solving? Anesth Analg 2021;133:578–580 PMID: 34403385
Should the current clear liquid fasting period remain 2-hours or be reduced to one? The debate continues.
Anesthesia for Pediatric MRI
Myron Yaster, MD and Lynne Maxwell, MD
Amy E Vinson, James Peyton, Anna Kordun, Steven J Staffa, Joseph Cravero. Trends in Pediatric MRI sedation/anesthesia at a tertiary medical center over time. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 Sep;31(9):953-961. PMID: 34036674
Jacob Karlsson, Gianluca Bertolizio. Anesthesia Service provision for MRI: Is shifting the technique enough? Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 Sep;31(9):916-917. PMID: 34409702
One institution’s way of anesthetizing children for MRI.