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    count back from a number, while the anesthesiologist administers the anesthesia. The patient becomes completely unconscious, waking up hours later with no reconciliation of what happened. But now, that stabbing pressure in the patient’s stomach is gone, and the patient can carry on his/her life free of that particular pain. Pain is something mostly all humans have experience with, whether it’s physical pain or emotional pain. Sometimes, the pain can be so aggravating, its takes over the mind, restricting one to stay focused. This is typically when surgery is needed. The drug that relieves this pain during surgery is anesthesia. Anesthesia was discovered around the middle 1800s, and has been consistently advancing. Not only has anesthesia been advancing itself, but it has also allowed for other aspects of healthcare to move forward, giving anesthesiologists’ and other medical professionals a better understanding of how the human body works and how it responds to certain opiates and other drugs when put into the body. With the skills and expertise of the anesthesiologist, along with the advancements in technology, anesthesia has completely altered…

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    As the patient entered the surgery room the anesthesiologist explained that she would be receiving general anesthesia. General anesthesia is known to be the most controllable method. Few side effects are present with this anesthesia. This type of anesthesia is a reversible loss of consciousness. Depression of the central nervous system takes place which helps with pain relief as well. The patient is unconsciousness and unaware during the entire surgery. Based on this anesthesia it is important…

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    Epidural Anesthesia

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    1941 Rees and Abajian utilized the epidural space for thoracic anesthesia. The progression of epidural anesthesia finally peaked with continuous infusion of an anesthetic in thoracic surgeries in 1953 (Blas, 1996). Hemodynamic complications associated with epidural anesthesia include the possible development of severe bradycardia or asystole. According to Hines and Marschall, this is most likely to occur an hour after the epidural is used for injection (2012). Approximately half of the…

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    types of drugs referred to as Anesthetics. Developed in the 1800s anesthesia helps patients endure pain and provides relief during surgery. Without anesthesia, people would not be able to endure the pain and some would die from shock. More than 40 million people receive anesthesia each year in North America alone (Baker). Anesthesia makes surgical operations much easier and safer for both the doctor and the patient. There are many branches of anesthesia for different procedures such as Neuro,…

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    Essay On Nurse Anesthesia

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    trust of the people. Nurses are successfully working in all the departments of medicine, including family medicine, internal medicine, acute care, surgery, women 's health and anesthesia. This article describes in detail about the history of nurse anesthesia how it grew to…

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    The ability to render patients insensible to pain for either an elective, lifesaving operation or childbirth is what first caught my eye about this profession. During the birth of my daughter, I had tears in my eyes since I could not help, could not ease the pain for my wife. After the anesthesia professional came into the room to ease the pain that I could not, I was in admiration of his abilities. Moreover, I was amazed how rapidly all of that pain diminished into a more tolerable, slight…

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    Anesthesia is easily seen as one of the greatest things introduced to the medical field. Without it, surgery is virtually impossible and at the same time extremely painful. Anesthesia provides relief and painless procedures to patients while making surgeries much more common than they used to be. Many patients could not survive a surgery due to the excruciating pain, which would cause their blood pressure to rise dramatically causing extreme bleeding. With anesthesia being progressively used…

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    I threw up from the anesthesia. I could not have anything to drink to get the taste out of my mouth but the nurse let me wash my mouth out with apple juice. The surgery had taken forty-five minutes. My doctor did not find anything major, nothing to explain the pain. I was in recovery for six hours because I had appalling side effects from the anesthesia. Shortly after, the physical therapist made me get up and practice going up and down the steps with crutches while I was dizzy. When I got home,…

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    5.Explain the stages of anesthesia. There are four stages of anesthesia. Stage I is called the analgesia stage. In this stage a person feels pain but does not care. Pain progressively diminishes. The patient remains awake and conscious. They can see and hear. Analgesia stage has three planes. The first two planes are relative analgesia. These two planes are appropriate for dental hygiene care. In this stage the reflexes and respiration remain normal. Best administered for short procedures.…

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    Field Block Anesthesia

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    Field block anesthesia: (meds, # mls, process, effect) 1-2% of lidocaine or 0.25 or 0.5% Bupivacaine 10ml of either medications is used. Lidocaine needs at least 10 mins to be effective. Used a 10 ml syringe with 27 gauze with ¼ in length needle. Lidocaine with epinephrine can use to decrease bleeding and extent the Lidocaine effect. However, epinephrine is contraindicated with single circulation or end such as fingers, toes, ears, and nose. After cleansing the skin with an antiseptic a local…

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