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July 2006 - Volume - OR Insider
pp: 2-10

Staying Alert About NAPS

Harrington, Linda

Nursing Management. :2-6, July 2006.

Nurse-administered propofol sedation is controversial—but becoming more common. Learn what you need to know to practice it safely.

Preventing intraoperative positioning injuries

Nursing Management. :9-10, July 2006.

This case study discusses malignant hyperthermia, a rare but potentially deadly disorder that can be triggered by certain anesthetics (isoflurane, halothane, enflurane, sevoflurane, and desflurane) and the skeletal muscle relaxant succinylcholine.