Acupuncture

Mar 18, 2021 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Acupuncture

Acupuncture Yuan-Chi Lin A 68-year-old woman was scheduled for arthroscopic surgery of her right knee. She experienced severe postoperative nausea and vomiting in the postanesthesia care unit. Despite the use…

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Myasthenia Gravis

Mar 18, 2021 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis James B. Eisenkraft Stefan Samuelson A 39-year-old woman with a history of fibroid uterus and menorrhagia presents for total abdominal hysterectomy. She was diagnosed 2 years ago with…

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Perioperative Pain Management

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Perioperative Pain Management Anuj Malhotra Vinod Malhotra A 60-year-old-man with a smoking history of a pack of cigarettes a day for approximately 40 years and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is…

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Low Back Pain and Sciatica

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Low Back Pain and Sciatica David Y. Wang Jeffrey Y. F. Ngeow A 57-year-old former factory worker was injured on the job 8 years ago. He experienced severe low back…

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Nerve Blocks of the Lower Extremity

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Nerve Blocks of the Lower Extremity Jeffrey Y. F. Ngeow Roniel Weinberg Danielle M. Gluck A 60-year-old male was a pedestrian struck by a car while crossing a street. Upon…

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Cancer Pain

Mar 18, 2021 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Cancer Pain

Cancer Pain Sudhir A. Diwan Shakil Ahmed Sadiah Siddiqui Neel D. Mehta A 44-year-old man was referred to the pain clinic for evaluation and management of abdominal pain. He was…

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Complex Regional Pain Syndromes

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Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Sudhir A. Diwan Vinod Malhotra Neel D. Mehta Mohammad M. Piracha A 35-year-old woman complains of diffuse burning pain in the left arm and hand for…

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Brachial Plexus Block

Mar 18, 2021 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Brachial Plexus Block

Brachial Plexus Block Tiffany Tedore William F. Urmey A 72-year-old man presents after sustaining a fall and right proximal humeral fracture. The patient’s history is remarkable for hypertension, several fainting…

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Bleeding Tonsils

Mar 18, 2021 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Bleeding Tonsils

Bleeding Tonsils Franklin B. Chiao A 5-year-old boy with history of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has blood in his mouth after a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy 4 hours ago. He appears…

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Prematurity

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Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Prematurity David Stein Fun-Sun F. Yao A 2-week-old male infant weighing 900 g was scheduled for ligation of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). He was born at…

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