Francis Salinas, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Francis Salinas

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Total hip arthroplasty

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is considered to be a completely elective procedure. The most common surgical technique for a THA requires an incision along the posterolateral aspect of the proximal thigh, which requires a lateral decubitus position (operative side uppermost). Alternatively, the anterior approach is becoming…

Total Knee Replacement

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure? Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is considered an elective procedure. It typically involves the use of a thigh tourniquet, and consequently expected intra operative blood loss is minimal. Blood loss, however, can be considerable in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) if the case is a simultaneous…

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