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Airway: Algorithms, Guidelines, and Assessments

Airway Assessment (Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists)

Difficult Airway Algorithm (OpenAnesthesia.org)

Extubation Guidelines (Difficult Airway Society)

Interpreting Waveform Capnography: Pearls and Pitfalls (emDocs)

Pediatric Endotracheal Tube Size

Pre-operative Airway Assessment

 

Calculators: Fluid Volume, Body Weight, Blood Loss

Allowable Blood Loss (ABL) Calculator (MDApp)

Apfel Score for Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (MDApp)

Fluid Volume Calculator (Master Anesthesia)

Ideal Body Weight (QxMD)

IV Drip Rate Calculator (QxMD)

IV Infusion Rate (MedCalc)

Local Anesthetic Dosing Calculator (MDCalc)

Aldrete Score (MDApp)

Modified Aldrete Score (MDApp)

Oxygen Cylinder Duration (Open Critical Care)

Post Anesthetic Discharge Scoring System (PADS) Score (MDApp)

Postoperative Respiratory Failure Risk Calculator (QxMD)

STOP-BANG for OSA (QxMD)

Surgical Risk Calculator (American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement, ACS NSQI)

CPR & ECC Guidelines/Algorithms (American Heart Association)

Virtual Transesophageal Echocardiography-Standard View (Toronto General Hospital Department of Anesthesia)

Virtual Transesophageal Echocardiography-Colored View (Toronto General Hospital Department of Anesthesia)

  

Checklists: Critical Events, Systemic Toxicity

Anesthesia Safety Checklist (World Health Organization, WHO)

Pediatric Peri-Anesthesia Critical Events Checklist (Society for Pediatric Anesthesia)

Checklist for Treatment of Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity (American Society of Regional Anesthesia, ASRA)

Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity Checklist (New York School of Regional Anesthesia, NYSORA)

 

Drugs: Monographs, Dosing

Anesthesia Drug Monographs (Access Anesthesiology)

Neuromuscular Blocking Drug Reversal Card (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Sugammadex Dosing (Merck Connect)

 

Emergencies & Critical Events

Cognitive Aids for Perioperative Critical Events (Stanford Medicine)

Difficult Airway Algorithm (OpenAnesthesia.org)

Neuroanesthetic Emergencies Critical Event Treatment Guides (Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care)

Checklist for Treatment of Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity (American Society of Regional Anesthesia)

Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity Checklist (New York School of Regional Anesthesia, NYSORA)

Management of Malignant Hyperthermia (Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States, MHAUS)

Obstetric Anesthesia Emergency Manual (Stanford Medicine)

Pediatric Peri-Anesthesia Critical Events Checklist (Society for Pediatric Anesthesia)

Ryder Cognitive Aid Checklist for Trauma Anesthesia

 

 

 

 

Malignant Hyperthermia

Management of Malignant Hyperthermia (Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States, MHAUS)

MHAUS Recommendations (Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States, MHAUS)

Preparation of Anesthesia Workstations to Anesthetize MH Susceptible Patients (Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States, MHAUS)

 

Neurology: Bispectral Index, Critical Events

Bispectral (BIS) Index Pocket Guide (Medtronic)

Neuroanesthetic Emergencies Critical Event Treatment Guides (Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care, SNACC)

 

Obstetrics

Analgesia and Anesthesia for the Obstetric Patient (American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology, AANA)

Interdisciplinary Consensus Statement on Neuraxial Procedures in Obstetric Patients with Thrombocytopenia (Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, SOAP)

Obstetric Anesthesia Pocket Guide (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Practice Guidelines for Obstetric Anesthesia (Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, SOAP, & ASA)

Regional Anesthesia in the Patient Receiving Antithrombotic or Thrombolytic Therapy (American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, ASRA)

Obstetric Anesthesia Emergency Manual (Stanford Medicine)

 

Pediatrics

Pediatric Pocket Reference Card (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Pediatric Peri-Anesthesia Critical Events Checklist (Society for Pediatric Anesthesia)

Pediatric Endotracheal Tube Size (Merck Manuals)

 

POCUS

Anesthesia POCUS Pocket Guide (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Cardiac Ultrasound Made Easy: Step-By-Step Guide (POCUS 101)

 

Preoperative Assessment & Resources

Airway Assessment (Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists)

Apfel Score for Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (MDApp)

Duke Activity Status Index (QxMD)

Fasting Guidelines of International Anesthesia Societies (UpToDate)

NPO Guidelines/Fasting & Pharmacologic Recommendations (ASA)

Perioperative Medication Management (ASA)

Physical Status Classification System (ASA)

Pre-operative Airway Assessment

Pre-Operative Evaluation Pocket Card (John Hopkins)

Recommended tests before elective surgery (BMJ)

Surgical Risk Calculator (American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement)

STOP-BANG for OSA (QxMD)

 

Pulmonary

A practical approach to adult one-lung ventilation (BJA Education)

One Lung Ventilation Module (Thoracic Surgery Directors Association, TSDA)

Postoperative Respiratory Failure Risk Calculator (QxMD)

Respiratory Care Pocket Reference (OpenCriticalCare)

Respiratory Therapy Pocket Reference (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

STOP-BANG for OSA (QxMD)

 

Reference Cards: POCUS, Pediatric, Obstetric

Anesthesia POCUS Pocket Guide (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Pre-Operative Evaluation Pocket Card (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Neuromuscular Blocking Drug Reversal Card (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Obstetric Anesthesia Pocket Guide (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Pediatric Pocket Reference Card (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Pocket Anesthesia Reference Card (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

Respiratory Care Pocket Reference (OpenCriticalCare)

Respiratory Therapy Pocket Reference (University of California-San Francisco, UCSF)

 

Regional

Checklist for Treatment of Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity (American Society of Regional Anesthesia, ASRA)

Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity Checklist (New York School of Regional Anesthesia, NYSORA)

Regional Anesthesia in the Patient Receiving Antithrombotic or Thrombolytic Therapy (American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, ASRA)

 

Miscellaneous

Anesthesia Gas Machine (University of Detroit Mercy)

Anesthesia Modifiers (US Department of Labor)

Anesthesiology Books (Access Anesthesiology)

Clinical Mathematics for Anesthetists (University of Detroit Mercy)

COVID-19 Resources (CRNAIntensivo)

Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting, Fourth (LWW)

ERAS Guidelines (ERAS Society)

Thromboelastography: Clinical Application, Interpretation, and Transfusion Management (AANA Journal)

Virtual Anesthesia Machine (University of Florida)

 

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