Post-Anesthesia Care Unit
American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nursing (ASPAN) with links to guidelines, annual meeting information, and on-line continuing education credits.
Standards/ Guidelines/ Patient Care Issues
Postoperative Oxygen Therapy...CME credits from APSAN
The University of Virginia Anesthesia Department provides this outline of issues on Managing Intrahospital Patient Transport .
New concepts in post op care...23 hour admissions vs. 'Recovery Inns'
Post-op Pain Control
See the Virtual Anaesthesia Textbook chapter on postoperative pain control by Aniello De Nicola.
The University of Virginia provides this paper on managing pain in the perioperative period.
The University of Louisville has their Policies and Procedures for Intraspinal (Intrathecal/Epidural) Analgesia on-line.
Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia's (SAMBA) paper on postoperative pain.
See also ASPAN's Position Statement on Postoperative Pain Management
Post-op Nausea & Vomiting
See the Virtual Anaesthesia Textbook's excellent chapter on Post-op Nausea and Vomiting by John Loadsman.
Well, it's not anesthesia related, but here's my Bonsai web site!
This site remains under construction...
please let me know of links that you think should be included! John Quinn
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