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Non-Operating Room Anesthesia

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The demand for anesthesiologists outside of the operating room continues to grow as the number of minimally invasive procedures proliferates and the complexity of diagnostic procedures undertaken outside of the OR increase. Non-Operating Room Anesthesia is an easy-to-access, highly visual reference that facilitates an in-depth understanding of NORA procedures and protocols needed to minimize risk and complications and to maximize growth opportunities.

Hardbound, 272 Pages

Published: July 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-5415-1


  • Section 1: Preparation for Non Operating Room Activities

    1. Engineering excellence in NORA care

    2. Designing Safety and Engineering Standards in the NORA Procedure Site

    3. Room Setup/Critical Supplies/Medications

    4. The Role of Non-Operating Room Anesthetist

    Section 2: General Management Principles

    5. Continuous Quality Improvement for NORA Locations
    6. Critical Monitoring Issues for NORA Anesthesia

    7. TIVA/TCI Outside the Operating Room

    8. ASA/Relevant Guidelines to OOR Anesthesia

    Section 3: Practices and Principles

    9. Practice Procedure

    10. Preoperative Evaluations

    11. Anesthesia in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab - Valves/Devices

    12. EP Lab

    13. Anesthesia for Cardioversion

    14. The Role of Ventilation in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab

    15. FGD/FRCP

    16. EGD/Colonoscopy

    17. Anesthesia in the Bronchoscopy Suite

    18. Adult Anesthesia in the Radiology Suite

    19. Pediatric Anesthesia in the Radiology Suite

    20. MRI/CT Scan

    Section 4: Financial Considerations

    21. Optimizing Scheduling

    22. Financial and Operational Analysis for Non Operating Room Anesthetics

    23. Anesthesia and Competititve Strategies

    24. Operational Effectiveness/Costs/Value Added

    Section 5: The Future of Nonoperating Room Anesthesia

    25. Development of Future Systems (Sedaysis)

    26. Novel Staffing Coverage for Out of Operating Room Anesthesia


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