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The Forgotten Ventricle: A Deep Dive Into Everything RV

Drs. Albert Tsai and Ellen Richter do a deep dive into everything related to the right ventricle, form how it works to what to do when it fails. 

Direct download: OA_CA_AtE_Winter2023_JingleMix_Mixdown.mp3
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Drs. Jean-Francois Pittet and Beverley A. Orser discuss the article “The Physician Anesthesia Workforce in Canada From 1996 to 2018: A Longitudinal Analysis of Health Administrative Data” published in the December 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_December23_podcast1_111623.mp3
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Drs. Zeev N. Kain and Matthew Sherrer discuss the article “The Infinite Game: One Possible Future of Anesthesia in the United States” published in the December 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_December23_podcast2_111623.mp3
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Point-of-Care Ultrasound Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion, Part 1

Direct download: POCUS_November_2023_1.mp4
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Point-of-Care Ultrasound Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion, Part 2

Direct download: POCUS_November_2023_2.mp4
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Point-of-Care Ultrasound Evaluation of Pericardial Effusion, Part 3 of 3

Direct download: POCUS_November_2023_3.mp4
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OpenAnesthesia Editor Dr. Jina Sinskey interviews Dr. Caleb Ing, who gives us an update on pediatric anesthetic neurotoxicity.

Direct download: OA-SPA_Ask_the_Expert_December_2023_final.mp3
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Anesthesia Considerations for Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery with Olivia Nelson, MD

Direct download: Winter_2023_OA-SPA_Grand_Rounds.mp4
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Title: What Makes People Sick? One Doctor’s Journey Toward Anesthesiology Open Anesthesia Global Health Equity Section editor Sam Percy interviews Dr. Sebastian Mohar Menéndez-Aponte about his career working as a general practitioner in Chiapas, Mexico including the time he spent with Compañeros en Salud (Partner’s in Health) and working for the Mexican Ministry of Health and how these experiences ultimately led him to pursue subspecialty training in anesthesiology.

You can learn more about the HEAL Initiative fellowship which Dr. Mohar complated by visiting https://healinitiative.org/

Direct download: OA-GHE_Ask_the_Expert_November_2023.mp3
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Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean Delivery (Update) with Hilary Gallen, MD, MBA

Direct download: November_2023_Fellows_Webinar_Series.mp4
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This is a repost of the August 2018 episode with Drs. Dabe Chatterjee and Randall Flick who discussed anesthetic neurotoxicity in pediatric patients. This topic will be updated in the December 2023 episode by Dr. Jina Sinskey who interviews Dr. Caleb Ing.

Direct download: Repost-201808Flick.m4a
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Drs. Angela Enright, Faye Evans and Zipporah Gathuya discuss the article “The Capnography Project” published in the November 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_November23_podcast1_102023.mp3
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Drs. Angela Enright, Rob McDougall and David Whitaker discuss the article “Getting Capnography to the Front Lines” published in the November 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_November23_podcast2_102023.mp3
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Drs. Crystal Wright, Charles Emala and Vivianne Tawfik discuss the article “The Anesthesiology Physician-Scientist Pipeline: Current Status and Recommendations for Future Growth—An Initiative of the Anesthesia Research Council” published in the October 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_October23_podcast1_091523.mp3
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Drs. Paloma Toledo, Emily Methangkool, Daryl Oakes and Abimbola Faloye discuss the article “The Women in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Special Interest Group: What Can the Lessons of One Anesthesiology Affinity Group Tell Us About How to Build Impactful Professional Communities?” published in the October 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_October23_podcast2_091523.mp3
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Left Ventricular Systolic Function Assessment, Part 3 of 3

Direct download: POCUS_September_2023_3.mp4
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Left Ventricular Systolic Function Assessment, Part 2 of 3

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Left Ventricular Systolic Function Assessment, Part 1 of 3

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Drs. Methangkool and Tsai discuss why he went into cardiac anesthesiology and tips for fellowship applications.

Direct download: Cardiac_Anesthesia_Ask_the_Expert_Fall_2023_Tsai_Mixdown.mp3
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Dr. Faith Ross and Open Anesthesia Editor Dr. Elisha Peterson discuss racial/ethnic disparities in pediatric congenital heart disease and the impact of Medicaid expansion.


30 Years of Anesthesia Training in Malawi - Part 2

Open Anesthesia Global Health Equity Section Editor, Sam Percy, interviews Cyril Goddia about his career training anesthesia clinical officers in Malawi. This is part one of their two-episode conversation discussing the early days of providing anesthesia care in Malawi, lessons learned from leading an anesthesia training program in Malawi for several decades, and future directions for improving anesthesia safety and access in Malawi. One article discussed during the episode authored by Mr. Goddia is entitled "Surgical and Anaesthetic Capacity of Hospitals in Malawi: Key Insights." The article can be access at the following link: https://academic.oup.com/heapol/article/30/8/985/553107

Direct download: September_2023-Pt_2_Global_Health_Equity_Ask_the_Expert_Cyril_Goddia.mp3
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"The Missing Chapter in Obstetric Anesthesiology: Anesthesia for Complex Family Planning" with Dr. Peter A. Mancini

Direct download: april_2023_fellows_webinar_series_720p.mp4
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"Massive Transfusion in Obstetric Hemorrhage" with Eli Zarkhin, MD

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"Safety in Obstetric Anesthesia" with Carlo Pancaro, MD

Direct download: september_2023_fellows_webinar_series_720p.mp4
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30 Years of Anesthesia Training in Malawi - Part 1

Open Anesthesia Global Health Equity Section Editor, Sam Percy, interviews Cyril Goddia about his career training anesthesia clinical officers in Malawi. This is part one of their two-episode conversation discussing the early days of providing anesthesia care in Malawi, lessons learned from leading an anesthesia training program in Malawi for several decades, and future directions for improving anesthesia safety and access in Malawi. One article discussed during the episode authored by Mr. Goddia is entitled "Surgical and Anaesthetic Capacity of Hospitals in Malawi: Key Insights." The article can be access at the following link: https://academic.oup.com/heapol/article/30/8/985/553107

Direct download: September_2023-Pt_1_Global_Health_Equity_Ask_the_Expert_Cyril_Goddia.mp3
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Dr. Jay Deshpande and OpenAnesthesia Editor, Dr. Aditee Ambardekar, discuss an update on the Wake Up Safe initiative. 

Direct download: OA-SPA_September2023_JingleMix.mp3
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Drs. Michael Barrington and Federico Jimenez Ruiz discuss the article “Substance Use Disorders: Basic Overview for the Anesthesiologist” published in the September 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_September23_podcast2_081723.mp3
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Drs. Michael Barrington and Antje Barreveld discuss the article “ ” published in the September 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_September23_podcast1_081723.mp3
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Anesthetic Considerations in Patients with Mitochondrial Disease with Siri Kanmanthreddy, MD

Direct download: Fall_2023_OA-SPA_Virtual_Grand_Rounds.mp4
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Right Ventricular Systolic Function, Part 3 of 3

Authors: Yuriy Bronshteyn, MD, FASE; Babar Fiza, MD; Eric Heinz, MD; and Ying Low, MD

Direct download: POCUS_August_2023_Part_3_of_3.mp4
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Aug 24, 2023
Right Ventricular Systolic Function, Part 2 of 3

Authors: Yuriy Bronshteyn, MD, FASE; Babar Fiza, MD; Eric Heinz, MD; and Ying Low, MD

Direct download: POCUS_August_2023_Part_2_of_3.mp4
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Right Ventricular Systolic Function, Part 1 of 3

Authors: Yuriy Bronshteyn, MD, FASE; Babar Fiza, MD; Eric Heinz, MD; and Ying Low, MD

Direct download: POCUS_August_2023_Part_1_of_3.mp4
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This is a repost of the April 2019 episode with Dr. Don Tyler and OpenAnesthesia Editor Dr. Aditee Ambardekar, who discussed Wake Up Safe initiative. This topic will be updated in the September 2023 episode by Dr. Ambardekar who interviews Dr. Jay Deshpande on this topic.

Direct download: REPOST_OA-SPA_Ask_the_Expert_2019Tyler.m4a
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Drs. Olubukola Nafiu and Adam J. Milam discuss the article “Racial Disparities in Compensation Among US Anesthesiologists: Results of a National Survey of Anesthesiologists” published in the August 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_August23_podcast1_071423.mp3
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Drs. Robert Whittington, Elizabeth Mahanna-Gabrielli and Stacie Deiner discuss the article “Pro-Con Debate: Judicious Benzodiazepine Administration for Preoperative Anxiolysis in Older Patients” published in the August 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_August23_podcast2_071423.mp3
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"Complex Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy: Tools for Designing a Successful Anesthetic Plan" with Kait Brennan, DO, MPH

Direct download: July_2023_Fellows_Webinar_Series.mp4
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Drs. Honorio Benzon, Ryan D'Souza and Lauren Dunn discuss the article “Pro-Con Debate: Role of Methadone in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols—Superior Analgesic or Harmful Drug?” published in the July 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_July23_podcastBenzon_061623.mp3
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Drs. Nikolaos Skubas and Benu Makkad discuss the articles “Practice Advisory for Preoperative and Intraoperative Pain Management of Thoracic Surgical Patients - Part 1” and “Practice Advisory for Preoperative and Intraoperative Pain Management of Cardiac Surgical Patients - Part 2” published in the July 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_July23_podcastSkubas_061623.mp3
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Drs. Norah Janosy and Rebecca Margolis and OpenAnesthesia Editor Dr. Jina Sinskey discuss the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia's Well-Being Committee and its efforts to enhance well-being in pediatric anesthesia and beyond.

Direct download: AtE_JingleMix_July2023_1_mixdown.mp3
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Abdominal Ultrasound-Guided Fascial Plane Nerve Blocks with Jared Hylton

Direct download: oa-spa_pediatric_anesthesia_virtual_grand_rounds_-_spring_2021_720p.mp4
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Environmental Impact of Anesthesia with Diane Gordon

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Pediatric Head and Neck Regional Anesthesia in Focus with Mo Esfahanian

Direct download: oa-spa_pediatric_anesthesia_virtual_grand_rounds_-_winter_2021_720p.mp4
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Dr. Stephanie Schock discusses pediatric blood management and gives tips for daily practice.

 

Direct download: Summer_2023_OA-SPA_Grand_Rounds.mp4
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Drs. Zeev Kain, Daniel Sessler and Miriam Treggiari discuss the article “Pro-Con Debate: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Industry-Sponsored Research” published in the June 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_June23_podcast2_051923.mp3
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Drs. Stefan De Hert, Frances Chung and Emily Au discuss the article “Postoperative Outcomes in Elderly Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery With Preoperative Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” published in the June 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_June23_podcast1_051923.mp3
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Guest Interviewer Dr. Meera Ganghadharan and Dr. Monica Vavilala discuss injury and violence prevention in children.

Direct download: OA-SPA_Ask_the_Expert_June_2023A_final.mp3
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Failed Epidural vs. Intrathecal Catheters with Dr. Ioannis K. Angelidis

Direct download: May_2023_OA-SOAP_Fellows_Webinar_Series.mp4
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Drs. Richard Dutton and Matthew Barajas discuss the article “Peripheral Intravenous Waveform Analysis Responsiveness to Subclinical Hemorrhage in a Rat Model” published in the May 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_May23_podcast2_041423.mp3
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Drs. Richard Dutton, Ryan Keneally and Michael Mazzeffi discuss the article “In Vitro Analysis of Platelet Adhesion, Aggregation, and Surface GP1bα Expression in Stored Refrigerated Whole Blood: A Pilot Study” published in the May 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_May23_podcast1_041423.mp3
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Dr. Giuliana Geng-Ramos and OpenAnesthesia Editor Dr. Elisha Peterson discuss the implications of COVID 19 on pediatric preoperative evaluations.

Direct download: May_2023_OA-SPA_Ask_the_Expert.mp3
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Dr. Ibironke Desalu, Professor of Anaesthesia at the University of Lagos in Lagos, Nigeria, and Open Anesthesia Editor Elizabeth Igaga discuss Dr. Desalu's experiences and the lessons she has learned providing, advocating for and improving anesthetic care in Nigeria.

Dr. Desalu highlights coping with burnout, her relentless advocacy for improved pediatric anesthesia care in Africa and her approach to systems change.

Further reading discussed in the interview can be found at the following links:

WFSA Global Workforce Survey: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28753173/

Global Surgery 2030: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)60160-X/fulltext

International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29736769/

Pediatric Anesthesia Training in Africa (PATA) Fellowship:

Direct download: Global_Health_Equity_Ask_the_Expert_May_2023_Igaga.mp3
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Drs. Richard Prielipp and Zhaosheng Jin discuss the article “Utilization of Wearable Pedometer Devices in the Perioperative Period: A Qualitative Systematic Review” published in the April 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Apr23_podcast2_031623.mp3
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Drs. Tong J. Gan and Michael Grocott discuss the article “Understanding Outcomes After Major Surgery” published in the April 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Apr23_podcast1_031623.mp3
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Dr. Melissa Coleman and OpenAnesthesia Editor Dr. Aditee Ambardekar discuss historical perspectives in anesthesia and their role in education.

Direct download: AtE_JingleMix_April2023_1_mixdown.mp3
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Drs. Lei Gao, Shahzad Shaefi and Kwame Wiredu discuss the article “Proteomics for the Discovery of Clinical Delirium Biomarkers: A Systematic Review of Major Studies” published in the March 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Mar23_podcast1_021723_Gao.mp3
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Drs. Michael Barrington, Glenn Woodworth and Nabil Elkassabany discuss the article “Pro and Con: How Important Is the Exact Location of Adductor Canal and Femoral Triangle Blocks?” published in the March 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Mar23_podcast_021723_Barrington.mp3
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Dr. Elizabeth Drum and Open Anesthesia Editor Dr. Sam Percy discuss Dr. Drum's journey toward a career committed to global health and health equity and the work of the ASA Committee on Global Health.

The ASA Committee on Global Health webpage can be found here: https://www.asahq.org/charity Dr. Drum is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the current chair of the ASA Committee on Global Health.

Direct download: OA-Global_Health_Equity_AtE_March2023.mp3
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Dr. James Xie and OpenAnesthesia Editor Dr. Jina Sinskey discuss the Cures Act and transparency in medicine.

Direct download: OA-SPA_AtE_March2023.mp3
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Communication and Handoffs on Labor and Delivery: A Culture of Safety with Andrea Girnius, MD

Direct download: February_2023_Fellows_Webinar_Series_Edited.mp4
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Drs. Zeev Kain and Katarina Ruscic discuss the article “Systems Anesthesiology: Integrating Insights from Diverse Disciplines to Improve Perioperative Care” published in the October 2022 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Oct22_podcast1_091522.mp3
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Drs. Edward Nemergut, Laura Cavallone and Elizabeth Duggan discuss the article “A Call to Action: A Specialty-Specific Course to Support the Next Generation of Clinician Scientists in Anesthesiology” published in the October 2022 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Oct22_podcast2_091522.mp3
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Drs. Thomas Vetter and Avery Tung discuss the article “The Next Next Wave: How Critical Care Might Learn From COVID in Responding to the Next Pandemic” published in the November 2022 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Nov22_podcast1_102122.mp3
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Drs. Jill Mhyre and Grace Lim discuss the article “A Systematic Scoping Review of Peridelivery Pain Management for Pregnant People With Opioid Use Disorder: From the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology and Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine” published in the November 2022 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Nov22_podcast2_102122.mp3
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Drs. Jill Mhyre and Brendan Carvalho discuss the article “Obstetric Anesthesia Procedure-Based Workload and Facility Utilization of Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Centers of Excellence Designated Institutions” published in the December 2022 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Dec22_podcast1_111622.mp3
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Drs. Edward Nemergut and Ellen Basile discuss the article “Gender Gap: A Qualitative Study of Women and Leadership Acquisition in Anesthesiology” published in the January 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Jan23_podcast1_121922.mp3
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Drs. Angela Enright, Bruce Biccard and Gillian Bedwell discuss the article “Nurses’ Priorities for Perioperative Research in Africa” published in the January 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Jan23_podcast2_121922.mp3
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Drs. Jean-Francois Pittet and Aman Mahajan discuss the article “Preoperative Identification of Patient-Dependent Blood Pressure Targets Associated With Low Risk of Intraoperative Hypotension During Noncardiac Surgery” published in the February 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Feb23_podcast1_011323.mp3
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Drs. Robert Whittington and Jean Wong discuss the article “Association Between the FRAIL Scale and Postoperative Complications in Older Surgical Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” published in the February 2023 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Direct download: ANE_Feb23_podcast2_011323.mp3
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Dr. Tricia Vecchione and OpenAnesthesia Associate Editor, Dr. Elisha Peterson, discuss an update on pediatric regional anesthesia.

Direct download: OA-SPA_Ask_the_Expert_February2023__Vecchione.mp3
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OpenAnesthesia Associate Editor Dr. Beti Asnake sits down with Dr. Tirunesh Busha, one of three pediatric anesthesiologists in Ethiopia, to discuss her career, challenges in the provision of anesthetic care in Ethiopia and her interest in pediatric anesthesiology.

Direct download: January_2023_OA-SPA_Ask_the_Expert_Busha.mp3
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This is a repost of the September 2018 episode with Dr. Adrian T. Bosenberg and OpenAnesthesia Editor Dr. Faith Ross, who discussed the topic of pediatric regional anesthesia. This topic will be updated in the February 2023 episode by OpenAnesthesia Associate Editor, Dr. Elisha Peterson who interviews Dr. Tricia Vecchione on this topic.

Direct download: repost201809Bosenberg.m4a.mp3
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