Keys to the Cart: November 21, 2016

published 3 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Uterine tone and anesthetics; Uterine atony; Oxytocic drugs: indications

And we're back thank you for joining us for another edition of keys to the car a weekly open anesthesia podcast where we will review several IT key words and just a couple of minutes. My name is Ali Bechtel and I'm a cardio thoracic anesthesiologist at the university of Virginia. This week we are going to move our anesthesia cart to the labor and delivery unit and unlock some upset your keywords. There's an emergency C. section under general anesthesia is your heart racing what is the effect of volatile anesthetics on you during tone. That is our first key word for today you turn tone in anesthetics. Volatile anesthetic agents because dose related you turn relaxation. This may contribute to increased blood loss during a C. section. One mac a volatile anesthetic is appropriate from induction to delivery of the infant in order to decrease the risk of maternal awareness. But after delivery turn down the gas. At this point only 0.5 to 3 quarters mac is appropriate in order to avoid you turn out ...

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