Anesthesiology

Customizing your Order Sets

  Open a patient chart and click the orders button along the top Scroll down and open the Order Set you want to edit by checking the box and then clicking the “Open order set” button (in red) – There may be some suggested order sets as shown below. If not, you can search for each of them in the search bar and then after… Continue Reading

Uh Oh…Is That Supposed To Be There???

By:  SK Shillcutt, MD, FASE The use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in liver transplantation is often used to manage hemodynamics, measure pulmonary artery pressures, and guide therapeutic interventions.  After graft implantation, the caval clamps are removed, and is often a time of significant cardiopulmonary changes.  Anesthesiologist can use TEE to watch for right ventricular failure, a common cause of hypotension and arrhythmias after unclamping. TEE… Continue Reading

UNMC at the ASA

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning, the air turns crisp and half the department disappears to some exotic local to come back more intelligent, more connected and perhaps more disheveled. . . . It’s time for the ASA. Technically, it was not quite half of the department up in Chicago but we had excellent representation this year at ASA.   Check out the… Continue Reading