monitored anesthesia care
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monitored anesthesia careAnesthesiology A philosophy for administering local anesthesia, which ↑ Pt comfort and safety, through use of formal anesthesiology services–eg, an anesthesiologist or a certified nurse/
registered nurse anesthetist
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monitored anesthesia careAbbreviation: MAC
Repeated careful evaluation of a patient's airway, breathing, blood pressure, and organ perfusion during deep sedation or general anesthesia.
See also: care
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