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What are the relevant positioning concerns? Typically the patient would be in lithotomy position with arms placed outstretched on arm boards. Care must be exercised to avoid arm adduction beyond 90 degrees, which may be exacerbated in steep Trendelenburg. The patient’s head should be in a neutral position. Turning it to one side causes the brachial plexus on the contralateral side to be stretched. Flexion of the arms at the elbow will tend to relieve tension on the brachial plexus. 34 ANESTHESIOLOGY BOARD REVIEW During diagnostic laparoscopy for primary infertility, the patient suddenly develops hypotension, hypoxemia, and then arrests.
AUTONOMIC PHARMACOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep score? Vince Lombardi A patient using echothiophate drops for treatment of glaucoma is scheduled for an emergency appendectomy. She was slow to recover muscle strength following succinylcholine. Diagnosis? Echothiophate inactivates plasma cholinesterase, thus prolonging the duration of action of succinylcholine. A patient develops a fever during hernia repair under general anesthesia. He was exposed to succinylcholine, atropine, fentanyl, midazolam, propofol, isoflurane, nitrous oxide and oxygen.
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