Few things have been as rewarding and fulfilling as fatherhood. Something magical happens when our little ones look at us with big, warm, innocent eyes. How can you not melt when your little girl rests her head on your shoulder and looks at you with those eyes! And one of my […]
Not too long ago, while on-call, I got a call that any anesthesiologist hopes to never get in the middle of the night.
In August 2012, the FDA declared that it was studying the use and safety of Codeine after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy in children due to cases of adverse events and deaths in this patient population.
Curious about the different types of anesthesia? What is the difference between local anesthesia, general anesthesia, and conscious sedation? How about nerve blocks, spinals, and epidural anesthesia? And exactly how much alcohol is in a bier block?
Few things scare parents as much as the thought of their child having to undergo general anesthesia. How do you prepare them beforehand? Why can’t I feed them? Will they get poked for an IV? Will they be in pain? What happens once they head back to the OR? And what are the risks […]