Anesthesiologist Assistant Articles

Article Name

3-3-2 Rule
A Wave (Cannon A Wave)
Abciximab
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
Ablative Nerve Block
ACE Inhibitors
Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors (Sarin, Soman, VX) Toxicity
Achilles Reflex
Acute and Chronic Thermal Burn Evaluation and Management
Acute Cardiac Tamponade
Acute Cholecystitis
Acute Closed Angle Glaucoma
Acute Compartment Syndrome
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Eclampsia
Acute Hepatitis
Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure)
Acute Liver Failure
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Acute Nerve Injury
Acute Pneumothorax Evaluation and Treatment
Acute Porphyria
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Acute Transplantation Rejection
Addison Disease
Addisonian Crisis
Adenosine
Adrenal Insufficiency
Advance Directives
Air Leak
Airway Foreign Bodies
Airway Management
Airway Monitoring
Airway Obstruction
Airway, Assessment
Albuterol
Alcohol Sanitizer
Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alcoholic Ketoacidosis (AKA)
Alfentanil
Alkalosis
Allen Test
Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Alpha Receptor Agonist Toxicity
Alteplase
American Society of Anesthesiologists Classification (ASA Class)
American Society of Anesthesiologists Staging
Aminoglycosides
Amiodarone
Anaphylaxis
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Diaphragm
Anatomy, Airway
Anatomy, Anatomic Dead Space
Anatomy, Back, Artery Of Adamkiewicz
Anatomy, Back, Lumbar Sympathetic Chain
Anatomy, Back, Spinal Cord
Anatomy, Back, Vertebral Column
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Arteries
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Saphenous Nerve, Artery, and Vein
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Sural Nerve
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Cerebral Blood Flow
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Cervical Nerves
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Cricoid Cartilage
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Dura Mater
Anatomy, Head and Neck, External Jugular Veins
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Eye Occipital Nerves
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Masseter Muscle
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Nose
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Trachea
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Trachea Epiglottic Vallecula
Anatomy, Patient Positioning
Anatomy, Sciatic Nerve
Anatomy, Shoulder and Upper Limb, Veins
Anatomy, Thorax, Lungs
Anatomy, Thorax, Phrenic Nerves
Anesthesia Inhalation Agents Cardiovascular Effects
Anesthesia Monitoring Of Mixed Venous Saturation
Anesthesia, Upper Limb Blocks
Anesthetic Gases
Angiotensin II
Anoxia (Hypoxic Hypoxia)
Antiarrhythmic Medications
Anticholinergic Toxicity
Antiemetic Medications
Antiemetic Serotonin-5-HT3 Receptor Blockers
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Trauma
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortocaval Compression Syndrome
Apixaban
Appendicitis
Arterial Blood Gas
Arterial Lines
Artery Cannulation
Arytenoid Subluxation
Ascariasis
Aspiration Pneumonia
Aspiration Risk
Asthma
Asthma Anesthesia
Asystole
Atelectasis
Atlantoaxial Instability
Atracurium
Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib)
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Kick
Atrial Tachycardia
Atrioventricular Block Second-Degree
Atropine
Automatic Internal Cardiac Defibrillator
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Autotransfusion
Axillary Block
Baclofen
Bacterial Sepsis
Barbiturate Toxicity
Barbiturates
Barotrauma And Mechanical Ventilation
Basilar Skull Fractures
Benzodiazepine Toxicity
Benzodiazepines
Beta 2 Agonists
Beta Blockers
Beta-Blocker Toxicity
Bier Block
Biochemistry, Anion Gap
Biochemistry, Gamma Aminobutyric Acid
Biochemistry, Myoglobin
Bispectral Index
Bleeding Disorders
Blepharitis
Blood Pressure Measurement
Blood Transfusion
Blunt Abdominal Trauma
Botulism
Brachial Plexus Block Techniques
Brain Herniation
Brain Trauma
Bronchoalveolar Lavage
Bronchopleural Fistula
Bronchoscopy
Bupivacaine
Burn Evaluation And Management
Burn Fluid Management
Burn Resuscitation And Management
C1 (Atlas) Fractures
Caffeine Toxicity
Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cancer, Chromaffin Cell (Pheochromocytoma)
Capnography And Pulse Oximetry
Carbon Dioxide Detector
Carbon Dioxide Embolism
Carbon Monoxide Toxicity
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Dominance
Cardiac Risk Assessment
Cardiac Risk Stratification
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardioactive Steroid Toxicity
Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Carotid Artery Surgery
Carotid Endarterectomy
Caudal Anesthesia
Cefepime
Celiac Plexus Block
Central Line
Central Line Management
Central Line Placement
Central Pontine Myelinolysis
Central Venous Access of The Subclavian Vein
Cephalosporins
Cerebral Aneurysm
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Perfusion Pressure
Cervical Injury
Cervicogenic Headache
Cesarean Section
Chest Trauma
Chest Tube
Chloroprocaine
Cholinergic Medications
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Compensatory Measure
Chronic Pancreatitis
Chronic Renal Failure
Chronic Thrombo-Embolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
Cisatracurium
Clear Liquid Diet
Clonidine
Cocaine
Cocaine Toxicity
Coma
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Coombs Test
Cor Pulmonale
Cordotomy
Corneal Abrasion
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Coronary Perfusion Pressure
Creatinine Clearance
Cricothyrotomy (Cricothyroidotomy)
Crystalloid Fluids
Cushing Disease
Cushing Reflex
Cushing Syndrome
Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reaction (CADR)
Cyanosis
Dantrolene
Deep Peroneal Nerve Block
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Of The Lower Extremity
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Risk Factors
Defibrillation
Delirium
Depolarizing Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs
Desflurane
Dexmedetomidine
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Intraoperative Management
Difficult Airway
Digital Nerve Block
Digoxin Toxicity
Diltiazem
Diphenhydramine
Direct Laryngoscopy
Disc Herniation
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
Distributive Shock
Dobutamine
Dopamine
Dose Calculation
Double Lumen Endobronchial Tubes
Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)
Drowning
Drug Metabolism
Drug Trials
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Eisenmenger Syndrome
Electrical Alternans
Electrical Axis (Normal, Right Axis Deviation, and Left Axis Deviation)
Electrocardiogram
Electroconvulsive Therapy
Electrosurgery
Emphysema
EMS, Field Intubation
EMS, Physician Training And Drills In Disaster Response
EMS, Pneumothorax
Endotracheal Tube (ET)
Enoxaparin
Enteric Feedings
Ephedrine
Epidural Anesthesia
Epidural Blood Patch
Epidural Morphine
Epidural Steroid Injections
Epidural Steroids
Epiglottitis
Epinephrine
Erythropoietin
Esmolol
Esophageal Perforation, Rupture, And Tears
Esophageal Varices
Etomidate
Expert Witness
External Pacemaker
Extubation
Facet Arthritis
Famotidine
Fat Embolism
Femoral Vein Central Venous Access
Fentanyl
Fibrinogen
First Degree Heart Block
First Pass Effect
Flail Chest
Fluid Management
Fluid Resuscitation
Flumazenil
Fluoxetine
Foreign Body Aspiration
Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)
Functional Asplenism
Furosemide
GABA Inhibitors
Gabapentin
Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB, "G", Liquid X, Liquid E, Juice, Mils, Fantasy) Toxicity
Gas Cylinders
Gas Laws and Clinical Application
Gaseous Anesthetics
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
General Anesthesia for Surgeons
Ginseng
Glasgow Coma Scale
Globe Rupture
Glottic Stenosis
Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency
Glycopyrrolate
Good Samaritan Laws
Guillain Barre Syndrome
Halothane Toxicity
Hand Washing (Hand Hygiene)
Head Trauma
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction
Hemoptysis (Pulmonary Hemorrhage)
Hemorrhage
Hemorrhagic Shock
Hemothorax
Henry's Law
Heparin
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Hepatic Cirrhosis
Hepatitis C
Hereditary Angioedema
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
High Flow Nasal Cannula
Histology, Reticulocytes
Hyaluronidase
Hydrochlorothiazide
Hydromorphone
Hyperbaric, Cyanide Toxicity
Hypercalcemia
Hypercoagulability
Hyperkalemia
Hypermagnesemia
Hypernatremia
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Coma (HHNC, Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome)
Hyperphosphatemia
Hypertensive Emergency
Hyperthyroidism
Hypertonic Fluids
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Hypocalcemia
Hypocarbia
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypomagnesemia
Hyponatremia
Hypotension
Hypothermia
Hypovolemic Shock
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Implantable Defibrillator
Inappropriate Medical Abbreviations
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Informed Consent
Infraclavicular Nerve Block
Infraorbital Nerve Block
Inotropes And Vasopressors
Insensible Fluid Loss
Intercostal Nerve Block
Internal Jugular Vein Central Venous Access
Interpleural Analgesia
Interscalene Block
Intra Operative Echocardiography
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
Intracranial Hypertension
Intrathecal Catheter
Intrathecal Delivery System
Intrathecal Morphine
Intubation Endotracheal Tube Medications
Inverse Ratio Ventilation
Ipratropium
Isoflurane
Isoproterenol
Ketamine
Ketoacidosis
Labetalol
Lactic Acidosis
Language Barrier
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Lap Band Placement
Laparotomy (Celiotomy)
Laryngeal Mask Airway
Lateral Wall Myocardial Infarction
Latex Allergy
Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
Left Ventricular Failure
Lidocaine
Lidocaine Toxicity
Lithium
Local Anesthetic Toxicity
Loop Diuretics
Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH)
Lower Extremity Blocks
Lumbar Facet Arthropathy
Lumbar Sympathetic Block
Lumbosacral Facet Syndrome
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lung Exam
Lung Sounds
Magnesium
Malignant Hypertension
Malignant Hyperthermia
Mannitol
Marfan Syndrome
Massive Transfusion
Mechanical Ventilation
Median Nerve Block Techniques
Mediastinal Trauma
Mediastinoscopy
Medical Ethics
Megaloblastic Anemia
Mendelson Syndrome
Meperidine
Methemoglobinemia
Methohexital
Methyldopa
Metoclopramide
Metoprolol
Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
Midazolam
Milrinone
Minimum Alveolar Concentration
Mitral Stenosis
Mitral Valve Repair
Morphine
Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia (MAT)
Myocardial Infarction
Myofascial Pain
Nalbuphine
Naloxone
Nasal Fracture Reduction
Nasopharyngeal Airway
Nasotracheal Intubation
Neck Abscess
Neck Trauma
Needlestick
Neonatal Anesthesia
Neostigmine
Nerve Block Anesthesia
Neuraxial Neurolysis
Neuroanatomy, Central Nervous System (CNS)
Neuroanatomy, Corticospinal Cord Tract
Neuroanatomy, Cranial Nerve 11 (Accessory)
Neuroanatomy, Cranial Nerve 9 (Glossopharyngeal)
Neuroanatomy, Hypothalamus
Neuroanatomy, Reticular Activating System
Neuroanatomy, Spinal Nerves
Neuroanatomy, Stellate Ganglion
Neuroanatomy, Sympathetic Nervous System
Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema
Neurogenic Shock
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
Neurolytic Blocks
Neuromuscular Blockade
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Neuropathy
Nitroglycerin
Nitrous Oxide
Non ST Segment Elevation (NSTEMI) Myocardial Infarction
Non-depolarizing Neuromuscular Blockers
Nondepolarizing Paralytics
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Norepinephrine
Normal Saline
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Oculocardiac Reflex
Ondansetron
Operative Risk
Opioid
Opioid Addiction
Opioid Anesthesia
Opioid Antagonists
Opioid Overdose
Opioid Toxicity
Opioid Withdrawal
Oral Contraceptive Pills
Oral Hypoglycemic Medications
Oropharyngeal Airway
Overdrive Pacing
Oxycodone
Oxygen Administration
Oxygen Saturation
Oxygen Toxicity
P wave
Pacemaker
Pancuronium
Papillary Muscle Rupture
Parkland Formula
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
Paroxysmal Supraventricular (PSVT)
Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide (PCO2)
Partial Pressure Of Oxygen (PO2)
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patient Communication In Substance Abuse Disorders
Patient Confidentiality
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Patient Rights
Pediatric Asthma
Pediatric Bronchospasm
Pediatric Dehydration
Pelvic Fracture
Penetrating Abdominal Trauma
Percutaneous Central Catheter (PICC)
Pericardiocentesis
Perimortem Cesarean
Perimortem Cesarean Delivery
Perioperative Cardiac Management
Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Peripheral Nerve Stimulator
Peripheral Vascular Bypass
Peroneal (Fibular) Nerve Injury
Phantom Limb Pain
Phencyclidine (PCP) Toxicity
Phenol Nerve Block
Phenylephrine
Phenytoin
Phrenic Nerve Injury
Physiology, Acid Base Balance
Physiology, Acidosis, Metabolic
Physiology, Alveolar to Arterial Oxygen Gradient (Aa Gradient)
Physiology, Anrep Effect
Physiology, Anterior Pituitary
Physiology, Anticholinergic Reaction
Physiology, Baroreceptors
Physiology, Body Fluids
Physiology, Brain
Physiology, Bundle of His
Physiology, Calcium
Physiology, Carbon Dioxide Retention
Physiology, Carbon Dioxide Transport
Physiology, Cardiac
Physiology, Cardiac Index
Physiology, Cardiac Output
Physiology, Catecholamines
Physiology, Central Venous Pressure
Physiology, Cholinergic Receptors
Physiology, Clotting Mechanism
Physiology, Frank Starling Law
Physiology, Functional Residual Capacity
Physiology, Heat Loss (Convection, Evaporation, Radiation)
Physiology, Herring Breuer Reflex
Physiology, Korotkoff Sound
Physiology, Lung
Physiology, Lung Capacity
Physiology, Lung Dead Space
Physiology, Maternal Changes
Physiology, Mean Arterial Pressure
Physiology, Membrane
Physiology, Metabolic Alkalosis
Physiology, Myocardial Oxygen Demand
Physiology, Nerve
Physiology, Neurotransmitters
Physiology, NMDA Receptor
Physiology, Nociception
Physiology, Nociceptive Pathways
Physiology, Noradrenergic Synapse
Physiology, Opioid Receptor
Physiology, Oxygen Transport
Physiology, Oxygen Transport And Carbon Dioxide Dissociation Curve
Physiology, Oxyhemoglobin Dissociation Curve
Physiology, Pain
Physiology, Peripheral Vascular Resistance
Physiology, Placenta
Physiology, Platelet
Physiology, Pulmonary
Physiology, Pulmonary Vasoconstriction
Physiology, Pulmonary, Ventilation and Perfusion
Physiology, Renal
Physiology, Residual Volume
Physiology, Respiratory Acidosis
Physiology, Respiratory Alkalosis
Physiology, Respiratory Drive
Physiology, Salivation
Physiology, Sinoatrial Node (SA Node)
Physiology, Sodium Potassium Pump (Na+ K+ Pump)
Physiology, Temperature Regulation
Physiology, Tidal Volume
Physiology, Zero and First Order Kinetics
Physostigmine
Pickwickian Syndrome
Pin Index Safety
Placental Abruption (Abruptio Placentae)
Plasma Glucose
Pleural Effusion
Pneumothorax
Pneumothorax, Iatrogenic
Pneumothorax, Spontaneous
Polypharmacy
Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP)
Postdural Puncture Headache (PDPH)
Post-op Urinary Retention
Postoperative Delirium
Postoperative Fever
Postoperative Nausea
Postoperative Pain Control
Postpartum Headache
Power of Attorney
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Medications
Pregnancy, Hypertension
Premature Rupture Of Membranes
Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)
Preoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Pressure Support Ventilation
Procaine
Prochlorperazine
Promethazine
Propofol
Propofol Toxicity
Prosthetic Heart Valve
Protamine
Prothrombin Complex Concentrate
Prothrombin Time
Provocative Discography
Pseudocholinesterase Deficiency
Psychosis
Pudendal Nerve Block
Pulmonary Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Function Tests
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulse Oximetry
Pulseless Electrical Activity
Pulsus Paradoxus
Pupillary Light Reflex
Quadratus Lumborum Block
Quinidine
Radial Artery Cannulation
Radial Nerve Block
Radiofrequency Ablation
Ranitidine
Red Man Syndrome
Renal Failure
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Respiratory Failure
Retrognathia
Retrograde Cardioplegia
Rh Incompatibility
Rhabdomyolysis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Right Bundle Branch Block (RBBB)
Right Heart Failure
Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
Right Ventricular Myocardial Infarction
Ringer's Lactate
Risperidone
Rocuronium
Ropivacaine
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacroiliitis
Saddle Anesthetic Block
Salicylates Toxicity
Salicylic Acid (Aspirin)
Saphenous Vein Cutdown
Sarcoidosis
Sciatic Nerve Block
Scleroderma
Seat Belt Injuries
Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
Sedation Vacation in the ICU
Seizure
Seizure Medications
Septic Shock (Sepsis)
Serotonin Syndrome
Sevoflurane
Shock
Shock Resuscitation
Shoulder Arthrocentesis Technique
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle Cell Crisis
Sickle Cell Disease
Single Lung Ventilation
Sinus Bradycardia
Skin (Integument) Antiseptics
Smoking (Tobacco)
Sodium Channel Blocker Toxicity
Somatosensory Evoked Potentials
Sphenopalatine Ganglion Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation
Spinal Anesthesia
Spinal Shock
Splenic Injury
Splenic Trauma
Status Asthmaticus
Status Epilepticus
Stellate Ganglion Blocks
Strychnine Toxicity
Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis (SBE) Prophylaxis
Subcutaneous Emphysema
Subfalcine Herniation
Succinylcholine Chloride
Sudden Cardiac Death
Sugammadex
Superficial Peroneal Nerve Block
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Supraclavicular Block
Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
Sural Nerve Block
Surfactant
Surgical Airway Suctioning
Surgical Fire Safety
Sympathomimetic Toxicity
Sympathomimetics
Synchronized Electrical Cardioversion
Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Tachypnea
Tardive Dyskinesia
Terazosin
Tetracaine
Theophylline
Theophylline Toxicity
Thermal Burns
Third-Degree Atrioventricular Block
Thrombocytopenia
Thyroid Storm
Thyrotoxicosis
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
Tooth Avulsed
Topical, Local, and Regional Anesthesia and Anesthetics
Torsade de Pointes
Tort
TPA Therapy
Tracheal Bronchus
Tracheal Injury
Tracheal Intubation Medications
Tracheal Trauma
Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Tramadol
Tranexamic Acid
Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
Transfusion Reactions
Transfusion Transmitted Disease
Transfusion-related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)
Transversus Abdominis Plane Block
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tricyclic Antidepressant Toxicity
Trigger Point Injection
Troponin
Ulnar Nerve Block Techniques
Ultrasound Guided Serratus Anterior Blocks
Uncal Herniation
Unconscious Patient
Universal Precautions
Unstable Angina
Vascular Access Closure Devices
Vasopressin (Antidiuretic Hormone, ADH)
Vecuronium
Venous Gas Embolism
Ventilation Assist Control
Ventilator Management
Ventilator Weaning
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT, V Tach)
Verapamil
Vertebral Artery Injury
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy (VATS)
Virchow Triad
Vitamin B1 Thiamine Deficiency (Beriberi)
Volume of Distribution
Von Willebrand Disease
Waddell Triad
Warfarin
Warfarin Toxicity
Waste Gas Scavenging System
Wernicke Encephalopathy
Wheezing
Ziconotide