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Anesthesia

Data show a big difference between hospital and office anesthesia safety

Data show a big difference between hospital and office anesthesia safety

From a medical malpractice perspective, how can patients ensure they are receiving safe and effective anesthesia care outside of a hospital setting?

Obstetric anesthesia pain relief and medical malpractice

Obstetric anesthesia pain relief and medical malpractice

Anesthesiologists and nurses anesthetists provide labor and deliver anesthesia care

Questions to ask on whether ambulatory surgery center is appropriate for a patient

Questions to ask on whether ambulatory surgery center is appropriate for a patient

Anesthesia evaluation has a major role in patient safety

Texas jury awards $21 million over nurse anesthetist (CRNA) operating room care that left 27-year-old man with brain injury

Texas jury awards $21 million over nurse anesthetist (CRNA) operating room care that left 27-year-old man with brain injury

Plaintiff alleged that patient wasn't given a choice between CRNA and anesthesiologist physician

Lawsuit alleged CRNA caused botched esophageal intubation, patient death

Lawsuit alleged CRNA caused botched esophageal intubation, patient death

Nurse anesthetist testified he had not performed an intubation in five years

The most common avoidable errors in claims against certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs)

The most common avoidable errors in claims against certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs)

American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) Journal published closed claims study

Texas Medical Board suspends Dallas anesthesiologist for allegedly tampering with IV bags

Texas Medical Board suspends Dallas anesthesiologist for allegedly tampering with IV bags

Patient complications and death are linked to alleged criminal activity

Jury awards $12 million in esophageal intubation case

Jury awards $12 million in esophageal intubation case

Surgical patient was left with a permanent brain injury requiring round-the-clock care

Outpatient surgery centers are different from hospital operating rooms

Outpatient surgery centers are different from hospital operating rooms

Hospitals are equipped and staffed to handle complications and emergencies

New guidelines for anesthesiologists address emergency planning for difficult airway patients

New guidelines for anesthesiologists address emergency planning for difficult airway patients

Trained staff and readily available equipment and supplies are important to patient safety