Anesthesiology

Dr. Thomas Schulte Article Published in Journal of Clinical Anesthesia

Thomas E. Schulte, MD was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia titled “Trainee Experience and Success of Urgent Airway Management.” The other authors included Kyle Ringenberg, MD, Steven Lisco, MD, Harlan Sayles, MS and Sasha Shillcutt, MD of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Highlights of the article include: Resident trainee experience decreased the chance of difficult airway. Successful intubation was improved by… Continue Reading

UNMC Anesthesiologist Maria Michaelis shows support in Omaha Children’s Museum Medical Exhibit

Maria Michaelis, MD and her daughter Laini were recently part of an informational video that is currently being presented at the Omaha Children’s Museum Medical Exhibit. The video demonstrates a simulated pre-op visit with a pediatric patient to show children what to expect should they ever need surgery. This portion of the Medical Exhibit is part of the ImagiNation Exhibit and is sponsored by the Metro Omaha Medical Society (MOMS). Dr…. Continue Reading

UNMC Department of Anesthesiology lends a Helping Hand in Rural Rwanda

Dr. Sebelik teaches medical students from the University of Gitwe.

More than 100 patients (mostly women with large thyroid goiters) crowded into a makeshift preoperative screening clinic in the rural Gitwe Hospital in western Rwanda.  Some came from nearby communities. Others had journeyed hours by foot, by car, or by motorcycle taxi for the chance to have surgery.   Throughout the hospital’s network of covered outdoor breezeways, mothers waited with their children for evaluations by the pediatric team.  Most of the kids… Continue Reading