A pt can have a sip of water or liquid pre-med how soon before surgery?
What size is a good emergency LMA and why?
Size 4 LMA because it should fit most people and an ETT can fit through it for intubation
Class I- normal, healthy patient with no systemic disease
Class II- mild to moderate systemic disease, well controlled, with no functional limitation
Class III- moderate to severe systemic disease with functional limitation
Class IV- Severe systemic disease that is a constant threat to life
Class V- Moribund patient who is not expected to survive with or without the surgical procedure
Class VI- brain-dead patient whose organs are being procured for donation
E- emergency operation required
1 hour- small sip of water or liquid medication
2 hours- clear liquids
4 hours- breast milk
6 hours- light meal
8 hours- heavy meal No candy or gum after MN Remember that these may change depending on your pt condition (ex healthy vs obese)
Standard monitors: Standard 1
Qualified anesthesia personnel shall be present in the room throughout the conduct of all
- general, regional, and MAC cases
Standard monitors: Standard 2
During all anesthetics: must monitor continuously the patient's:
How do we monitor oxygenation?
- O2 analyzer for inspired gases
- Observation of the patient (pallor/cyanosis)
How do we monitor ventilation?
- Breath sounds
- Observation of the patient and reservoir bag
How do we monitor circulation?
- Continuous EKG HR and BP Q5min (no?)
- Heart sounds
- Pulse plethysmography
- Pulse oximetry
- A-line tracing
According to the AANA, should care-plans be written for unexpected add-on cases?
Yes, they should be written after the procedure.
Learn the difficult algorithm, you bastard.
Fucking do it.