ANESTHESIA

Cardiac Anesthesia Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Cardiac Anesthesia Events

Cardiac Laceration Definition A cardiac laceration is an inadvertent incision into the right atrium, right ventricle, great vessels, or vein graft(s) during sternotomy or resulting from other traumatic injury Etiology…

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Pulmonary Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Pulmonary Events

Airway Burn Definition Airway burn is thermal or chemical injury to the mucosa of the airway between the mouth and the alveoli. Etiology Inhalation of hot gases From breathing circuit…

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Cardiovascular Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Cardiovascular Events

Acute Coronary Syndrome Definition Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an acute imbalance between myocardial O 2 supply and demand that leads to ischemia and infarction. ACS is classified as being…

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Obstetric Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Obstetric Events

Amniotic Fluid Embolism (Anaphylactoid Syndrome of Pregnancy) Definition Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is thought to be an abnormal maternal immune response to fetal antigens when the maternal-fetal immunological barrier is…

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Pediatric Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Pediatric Events

Acute Hemorrhage in the Pediatric Patient Definition Acute hemorrhage in the pediatric patient is the acute loss of a large volume of blood and can be either overt or covert….

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Cardiac Anesthesia Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Cardiac Anesthesia Events

Cardiac Laceration Definition A cardiac laceration is an inadvertent incision into the right atrium, right ventricle, great vessels, or vein graft(s) during sternotomy or resulting from other traumatic injury Etiology…

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Cardiovascular Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Cardiovascular Events

Acute Coronary Syndrome Definition Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is an acute imbalance between myocardial O 2 supply and demand that leads to ischemia and infarction. ACS is classified as being…

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Equipment Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Equipment Events

Carbon Monoxide in the Anesthesia Circuit Definition Carbon monoxide present in the anesthesia breathing circuit Etiology Carbon monoxide is produced by degradation of volatile anesthetic agents in the presence of…

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Neurologic Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Neurologic Events

Central Nervous System Injury Definition A central nervous system (CNS) injury is any new neurologic deficit presenting after anesthesia that can be localized anatomically to the brain or spinal cord….

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Pulmonary Events

Feb 22, 2019 by in ANESTHESIA Comments Off on Pulmonary Events

Airway Burn Definition Airway burn is thermal or chemical injury to the mucosa of the airway between the mouth and the alveoli. Etiology Inhalation of hot gases From breathing circuit…

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