Have you ever entered an operating room and wondered why it is so cold in there?
I’d like to to tell you about a recent experience I had taking care of a patient. I won’t get into specifics about the patient, the surgery, or where this took place as I do not want to violate any privacy laws. But I do want to draw attention to a little known (in the […]
Experiencing awareness under anesthesia is a topic that frightens many patients when preparing to undergo general anesthesia. This serious, but rare, complication received even more attention with the release of the movie Awake (released in 2007). Unfortunately, this movie did a horrible job of portraying this sensitive but important topic (If you’d like me to […]
Of course! Most surgeons we work with are big music fans. If it doesn’t interfere with the patient’s safety and the surgeon wants to listen to music, we dial it in. Some surgeons like to hear classical music while they work, others have been known to listen to sermons, and others prefer to work without […]