Tag: Anesthesiologist

The physician anesthesiologist vs. CRNA debate

Why is this even a debate? It seems to me that the CRNA-led debate is financial… once you tease through all the fluff. So here’s some literature I found: Evidence-based review did NOT find nurse anesthetists’ care equal to that of physician anesthesiologists Unsupervised anesthesia care by a nurse anesthetist is a threat to patient

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Career path: anesthesiologist

If you’re an anesthesiologist or in anesthesiology, you should check out this guy’s blog. He’s real and states it how it is.  Lately, I’ve been feeling a lot of what he describes here: http://www.blog.greatzs.com/2016/03/a-hard-days-night.html?m=1 I think in residency it was a tad easier to deal with the insane work hours bc all my friends were

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Anesthesia without a trained anesthesiologist

There was an article in the Washington Post: New machine could one day replace anesthesiologists. I don’t know about that.  The trial is done on “healthy” patients for colonoscopies — a procedure that’s commonly performed under sedation.  What happens when you get an unhealthy patient or a patient who doesn’t have a diagnosed disease (obstructive

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24 hours with an anesthesiologist

A piece I’d like to submit for: CNN Money 24 hours With….an anesthesiologist About Kris: I grew up in a small west Texas town called Abilene, TX. My mom was a standard tiger mom in that she encouraged me to pursue multiple activities while nudging me to do my best. After drama lessons, tennis lessons, basketball, volleyball,

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Advice from an anesthesiologist…

The post below was originally posted here: http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?t=817516 Originally Posted by UTSouthwestern  Well you know that the smackdown is coming if I post a reply: I find it more than a little irritating that anesthesiologists seem to complain about respect issues, lifestyle, pay, nurses, etc. and just stew over it. I have been in practice six

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How MD anesthesiologists have become victims of their own excellence

Taken from  KevinMD.com’s blog: How MD anesthesiologists have become victims of their own excellence Comments below that tended to resonate with my thoughts. Med Nerd At Large January 22, 2011 at 6:20 pm It seems like the author is criticizing medical students and physicians for choosing certain specialties as opposed to primary care. While we do

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