Book 2008

Clinical Anesthesia

Near Misses and Lessons Learned


ISBN: 978-0-387-72519-2 (Print) 978-0-387-72525-3 (Online)

Table of contents (62 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-2

    No Fiberoptic Intubation System: A Potential Problem

  3. Chapter

    Pages 3-5

    Is the Patient Extubated?

  4. Chapter

    Pages 6-9

    A Strange Computerized Electrocardiogram Interpretation

  5. Chapter

    Pages 10-11

    Fractured Neck of Femur in an Elderly Patient

  6. Chapter

    Pages 12-13

    Spinal Anesthetic That Wears Off Before Surgery Ends

  7. Chapter

    Pages 14-16

    Just a Simple Monitored Anesthesia Care Case

  8. Chapter

    Pages 17-18

    Smell of Burning in the Operating Room

  9. Chapter

    Pages 19-21

    Inguinal Hernia Repair in a Diabetic Patient

  10. Chapter

    Pages 22-23

    The Case of the “Hidden” IV

  11. Chapter

    Pages 24-25

    Postoperative Painful Eye

  12. Chapter

    Pages 26-27

    Awake Craniotomy with Language Mapping

  13. Chapter

    Pages 28-30

    Gum Elastic Bougie: Tips for Its Use

  14. Chapter

    Pages 31-32

    External Vaporizer Leak During Anesthesia

  15. Chapter

    Pages 33-35

    Manual Ventilation by a Single Operator: With Patient Turned 180 Degrees Away from the Anesthesia Machine

  16. Chapter

    Pages 36-38

    Life-Threatening Arrhythmia in an Infant

  17. Chapter

    Pages 39-41

    Tongue Ring: Anesthetic Risks and Potential Complications

  18. Chapter

    Pages 42-43

    Hasty C-Arm Positioning: A Recipe for Disaster

  19. Chapter

    Pages 44-45

    Inability to Remove a Nasogastric Tube

  20. Chapter

    Pages 46-47

    An Unusual Cause of Difficult Tracheal Intubation

  21. Chapter

    Pages 48-50

    Pulmonary Edema After Abdominal Laparoscopy

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