Charles Brudney

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Epidural Management Also known as: Epidural Analgesia, Epidural Anesthesia, Thoracic Epidural, Lumbar Epidural, Regional Anesthesia 1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Epidural anesthesia is used extensively in anesthesia practice because of the reduction of postop morbidity and mortality that it may confer. Many of these benefits may correspond to the…

Difficult Airway Management Related conditions: Difficult mask airway, difficult intubation, respiratory compromise, cricothyrotomy, tracheostomy Cannot intubate? Cannot Ventilate? What next!Related Content 1. Description of the problem Difficulty in managing the airway is the single most important cause of major anesthesia-related morbidity and mortality. The most important factor in successful management of the difficult airway is…

Analgesia in the ICU Synonyms Pain assessment, pain control, pain reliefRelated Content Related Conditions Postoperative pain relief Analgosedation Catheter/apparatus discomfort/naso/orogastric tubes Endotracheal intubation/suctioning/chest tubes Phlebotomy/vascular access Occupational/respiratory/physical therapy Routine turning and positioning 1. Description of the problem Postoperative pain control remains a major issue for clinicians and patients, particularly for sick patients admitted to critical…