ANESTHESIA IS MUCH SAFER THAN YOU THINK

There are many patients that may have a fear of anesthesia prior to their surgery. However, there have been numerous advancements in technology, equipment, and training that have led anesthesia to become one of the safest fields in medicine. Here is a great article on...

THE ADVANTAGES OF NERVE BLOCKS

With the recent news of FDA approval of Exparel use in peripheral nerve blocks, here is a great article about the benefit of these blocks and how it improves outcomes. If you feel like you might benefit from a nerve block for your procedure, don’t hesitate to...

TIP FOR CENTRAL LINE PLACEMENT

Cool video on the effects of performing a valsalva maneuver to increase the diameter of the internal jugular vein. Give it a try if you are having difficulty in central line placement with an awake patient! Learn...

BIG DEMAND FOR NURSES

There is a huge need for nurses across the country, especially in rural, underserved areas. If you or anyone you know has an interest in nursing, there are some great opportunities out there! Learn...

A BRIEF HISTORY OF ANESTHESIA

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal detailing a very brief history of anesthesia. And don’t worry, despite the experience of the author, our physicians here at Metro Anesthesia are wonderfully trained and will take every measure to make sure you have a...