The ability for lidocaine given pre-operatively in the holding area, or OR to decrease the irritation from laryngoscopy during intubation.
Turn over times of students compared to CRNA’s wheels in to wheels out of the OR. This study is divided in 6 month clinical categories.
Time comparison of time to ambulate and participate in physical therapy for total knee replacements receiving general verse spinal anesthetic
The sterility of non-dextrose based IV fluids left for >24o at room temperature in a closed system.
Determine if the baricity of spinal anesthesia used for hip/femur procedures correlates with post-operative pain control duration. This could be a retrospective study looking at type of spinal administered and the timing of the patient’s first dose of post-operative pain medication. Charlie Wilson, Shelli Stockton
Continued research on bacterial growth on anesthesia equipment – part 2 teaching and re-swabbing
Ofirmev (liquid Tylenol) efficacy when given pre, during, and post op. IRB approval is already in the works