preanesthesia

preanesthesia

(prē″ăn-ĕs-thē′zē-ă)
A light anesthesia produced by a medication given before anesthesia.

preanesthesia

preliminary anesthesia; sedation, light anesthesia or narcosis induced by medication as a preliminary to administration of a general anesthetic.
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ASPAN represents the interests of over 60,000 nurses who practice in preanesthesia and postanesthesia care, outpatient surgery, and pain management settings.
Other factors that may be important when considering differences in restraint techniques are preanesthesia fasting periods and increased stress due to prolonged handling associated with conscious restraint.
Practice advisory for preanesthesia evaluation: a report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Preanesthesia Evaluation.
Prior to surgery, a student nurse anesthetist, Amy Wehrman, prepared a preanesthesia note setting forth the patient's history and physical condition.
Preoperatively, in the preanesthesia holding area, his blood pressure was 160 to 170/110 mm Hg and his parents stated that he was typically anxious when in the hospital.
Established in 1980, ASPAN's mission is to serve nurses participating in all phases of preanesthesia and postanesthesia care, ambulatory surgery, and pain management.
ASPAN represents the interests of nurses who practice in preanesthesia and postanesthesia care, outpatient surgery, pain management, and endoscopy settings.
Ann Hood talked Gladys Burriss into coming out of retirement to open the preanesthesia holding area.
Perioperative care begins with the preoperative screening of patients during the preanesthesia evaluation.
ASPAN represents the interests of over 55,000 nurses who practice in preanesthesia and postanesthesia care, outpatient surgery, and pain management settings.
The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses represents the interests of over 55,000 nurses who practice in preanesthesia and postanesthesia care, ambulatory surgery, and pain management.
Through its prior partnership with Prompte, DocuSys has taken advantage of the patient information collected by the Prompte solutions to pre-populate the DocuSys PreAnesthesia Evaluation module.