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The official podcast of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) is hosted by host Alli Bechtel MD, featuring the latest information and news in perioperative and anesthesia patient safety. The APSF podcast is intended for anesthesiologists, anesthetists, clinicians and other professionals with an interest in anesthesiology, and patient safety advocates around the world. The Anesthesia Patient Safety Podcast delivers the best of the APSF Newsletter and website directly to you, so you can listen on the go! This includes some of the most important COVID-19 information on airway management, ventilators, personal protective equipment (PPE), drug information, and elective surgery recommendations. Don't forget to check out APSF.org for the show notes that accompany each episode, and email us at podcast@APSF.org with your suggestions for future episodes. Visit us at APSF.org/podcast and at @APSForg on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Anesthesia Patient Safety Podcast Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

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The official podcast of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) is hosted by host Alli Bechtel MD, featuring the latest information and news in perioperative and anesthesia patient safety. The APSF podcast is intended for anesthesiologists, anesthetists, clinicians and other professionals with an interest in anesthesiology, and patient safety advocates around the world. The Anesthesia Patient Safety Podcast delivers the best of the APSF Newsletter and website directly to you, so you can listen on the go! This includes some of the most important COVID-19 information on airway management, ventilators, personal protective equipment (PPE), drug information, and elective surgery recommendations. Don't forget to check out APSF.org for the show notes that accompany each episode, and email us at podcast@APSF.org with your suggestions for future episodes. Visit us at APSF.org/podcast and at @APSForg on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    #81 Massive Hemoptysis in the CT-Suite

    #81 Massive Hemoptysis in the CT-Suite

    Welcome to the next installment of the Anesthesia Patient Safety podcast hosted by Alli Bechtel.  This podcast is an exciting journey towards improved anesthesia patient safety. 
    Join us today from a NORA location, the CT-suite, as we discuss an emergency response protocol for Massive Hemoptysis following CT-guided lung biopsy. This protocol is a vital step towards improved communication and teamwork in a multidisciplinary team to respond quickly in an emergency. The goals for the protocol include securing the airway, lung isolation, vascular access, consultation of specialists. Tune in to learn more!!
    © 2022, The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
    For show notes & transcript, visit our episode page at apsf.org: https://www.apsf.org/podcast/81-massive-hemoptysis-in-the-ct-suite/
     

    • 16 min
    #80 Using a Time-Out to Keep Patients Safe During NORA

    #80 Using a Time-Out to Keep Patients Safe During NORA

    Welcome to the next installment of the Anesthesia Patient Safety podcast hosted by Alli Bechtel.  This podcast is an exciting journey towards improved anesthesia patient safety. 

    Join us today as we move out of the operating room and head offsite to discuss keeping patients safe during non-operating room anesthesia (NORA). The focus for the show today is the implementation of a time-out checklist in NORA. We also discuss a rare and catastrophic case of massive hemoptysis during a NORA procedure and the development of a rapid emergency response protocol. 
    © 2022, The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

    For show notes & transcript, visit our episode page at apsf.org: https://www.apsf.org/podcast/80-using-a-time-out-to-keep-patients-safe-during-nora/

    • 16 min
    #79 Anemia, Iron Supplements, and Maternal Patient Safety

    #79 Anemia, Iron Supplements, and Maternal Patient Safety

    Welcome to the next installment of the Anesthesia Patient Safety podcast hosted by Alli Bechtel.  This podcast is an exciting journey towards improved anesthesia patient safety.
    The theme for our first show of 2022 is maternal patient safety with a spotlight on iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy. Tune in to learn more about the diagnosis, treatment options, and the role for anesthesia professionals. Plus, we have exclusive content from one of the authors that you do not want to miss. 
    © 2022, The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

    For show notes & transcript, visit our episode page at apsf.org: https://www.apsf.org/podcast/79-anemia-iron-supplements-and-maternal-patient-safety/

    • 16 min
    #78 Nitrous Oxide for Labor Analgesia

    #78 Nitrous Oxide for Labor Analgesia

    Welcome to the next installment of the Anesthesia Patient Safety podcast hosted by Alli Bechtel.  This podcast is an exciting journey towards improved anesthesia patient safety.
    Do you provide nitrous oxide for labor analgesia on your labor and delivery units? Tune in today as we review the efficacy of this medication as well as the maternal, fetal, and occupational safety considerations. Plus, we have APSF Grant Recipient, Vesela Kovacheva, on the show today to discuss her exciting project and passion for maternal patient safety.
    © 2021, The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

    For show notes & transcript, visit our episode page at apsf.org: https://www.apsf.org/podcast/78-nitrous-oxide-for-labor-analgesia/

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    #77 Keeping Patients Safe During Anesthesia Care with an LMA

    #77 Keeping Patients Safe During Anesthesia Care with an LMA

    Welcome to the next installment of the Anesthesia Patient Safety podcast hosted by Alli Bechtel.  This podcast is an exciting journey towards improved anesthesia patient safety.
    Have you placed a Laryngeal Mask Airway recently? Was it for routine use during general anesthesia or as part of the difficult airway algorithm or was it for a non-standard clinical practice? Join us today for Part 2 of our series to learn about LMAs and the safe use of this device in clinical practice.  
    © 2021, The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

    For show notes & transcript, visit our episode page at apsf.org: https://www.apsf.org/podcast/77-keeping-patients-safe-during-anesthesia-care-with-an-lma/

    • 14 min
    #76 The Past, Present, and Future of LMA Use

    #76 The Past, Present, and Future of LMA Use

    Welcome to the next installment of the Anesthesia Patient Safety podcast hosted by Alli Bechtel.  This podcast is an exciting journey towards improved anesthesia patient safety.
    Have you placed a Laryngeal Mask Airway recently? Was it for routine use during general anesthesia or as part of the difficult airway algorithm or was it for a non-standard clinical practice? Join us today to learn about LMAs and the use of this device in clinical practice. Plus, we have exclusive content from Shauna Schwartz, one of the authors of our featured article, “The Laryngeal Mask Airway: Expanding Use Beyond Routine Spontaneous Ventilation for Surgery” from the October 2021 APSF Newsletter.
    © 2021, The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
    For show notes & transcript, visit our episode page at apsf.org: https://www.apsf.org/podcast/76-the-past-present-and-future-of-lma-use/

    • 16 min

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