Jerome Parness

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Malignant Hyperthermia and Related Conditions

1. Description of the problem Clinical vignette The best way to approach the diagnosis of malignant hyperthermia is through a clinical vignette, which follows: As a CCM physician, you receive an admission directly from the operating room, where a patient has had a general anesthetic for the open reduction and internal fixation of a femur…

Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy are common procedures performed in the pediatric population. Tonsillectomy is usually for recurrent infection in patients greater than 4 years of age, and adenoidectomy is for sleep apnea in children under 4 years of age. Sometimes children can have both problems. It is…

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