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A Place for My Stuff - Paul Potnuru

Cesarean delivery and Postpartum Acute Kidney Injury

Citation: Potnuru PP, Ganduglia C, Schaefer CM, Suresh M, Eltzschig HK, Jiang Y. Impact of cesarean versus vaginal delivery on the risk of postpartum acute kidney injury: A retrospective database controlled study in 116,876 parturients. J Clin Anesth. 2022;82:110915. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2022.110915 Study objective: The rate of cesarean delivery is increasing globally but the risk of …

The Lost Airway

Management of the unanticipated difficult airway is one of the most relevant and challenging crisis management scenarios encountered in clinical anesthesia practice. Several guidelines and approaches have been developed to assist clinicians in navigating this high-acuity scenario. In the most serious cases, the clinician may encounter a failed airway that results from failure to ventilate …

Inpatient Pediatric Foreign Body Ingestion: National Estimates and Resource Utilization

Inpatient Pediatric Foreign Body Ingestion: National Estimates and Resource Utilization

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2021 Jul 1;73(1):37-41.

Effects of State Law Limiting Postoperative Opioid Prescription in Patients After Cesarean Delivery

Effects of State Law Limiting Postoperative Opioid Prescription in Patients After Cesarean Delivery

Study Findings: Implementation of Florida Law HB 21 was associated with a lower total prescribed opioid dose and a shorter duration of therapy at the time of hospital discharge following cesarean delivery. These reductions were not associated with the need for additional opioid prescriptions or emergency department visits. A Word on Segmented Regression Analysis We …

Opioid Prescriptions for Acute Pain After Outpatient Surgery at a Large Public University-Affiliated Hospital: Impact of State Legislation in Florida

Potnuru P, Dudaryk R, Gebhard RE, et al. Opioid prescriptions for acute pain after outpatient surgery at a large public university-affiliated hospital: Impact of state legislation in Florida. Surgery. 2019;166(3):375–379. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2019.04.022 Abstract Background: In response to the growing opioid crisis, Florida recently implemented a law restricting the duration of opioid prescriptions for acute pain. Little is …

Determination of Geolocations for Anesthesia Specialty Coverage and Standby Call Allowing Return to the Hospital Within a Specified Amount of Time.

Anesth Analg. 2018 Mar 27. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003320. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29596100 DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003320