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Palliative care programs
Rita Agarwal MD and Myron Yaster MD
Meaghann S Weaver, Valerie K Shostrom, Erica C Kaye, Amy Keegan, Lisa C Lindley. Palliative Care Programs in Children’s Hospitals. Pediatrics. 2022 Oct 1;150(4):e2022057872. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-057872. PMID: 36093621
Humphrey L. The Have and Have Nots: Characteristics of Hospitals With a Pediatric Palliative Care Program. Pediatrics. 2022 Oct 1;150(4):e2022058233. doi: 10.1542/peds.2022-058233. PMID: 36093618
Hospital financial health was the key factor why 20% of pediatric hospitals do not have a pediatric palliative care program.
Charlie or King Charles: Do Titles Matter?
Rebecca Margolis DO, FAOCA, Jennifer Lau, MD and Myron Yaster MD
Harvey JA, Butterfield RJ, Ochoa SA, Yang YW. Patient Use of Physicians’ First (Given) Name in Direct Patient Electronic Messaging. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(10):e2234880. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.34880
The practice of not using a person’s proper title (“untitling”) and its implications were explored in this PAAD.
Remembering the classics: Thoracic epidural anesthesia via the caudal route in infants
Adrian Bosenberg MBChB, DA(SA) FFA(SA)
**Adrian Bosenberg, to be awarded SPA’s Myron Yaster Lifetime Achievement Award
Bösenberg AT, Bland BA, Schulte-Steinberg O, Downing JW. Thoracic epidural anesthesia via caudal route in infants. Anesthesiology. 1988 Aug;69(2):265-9. PMID: 3407976
From a historical perspective, the use of epidural catheters thread from the caudal space fundamentally changed our pediatric anesthesia practice forever.