Patients who undergo colonoscopy usually receive anesthesia of some sort in order to ''sleep'' through the procedure. But as one Long Island couple discovered recently, it can be a very expensive nap. Both husband and wife selected gastroenterologists who participated in their insurance plan to perform their cancer screenings. But in both cases, the gastroenterologists chose full anesthesia with Propofol, a powerful drug that must be administered by an anesthesiologist, instead of moderate,...
Johnnie Rosell, a great friend of the Arkansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists has passed away. She will be fondly remembered and her legacy will live on through her ARANA scholarship fund. Donations in her memory can be made to the fund by sending a check to JR Acree, 84 Cyprus Creek Dr, Cabot, AR 72023. You can also donate with your credit card by clicking on the "Donate" tab on this home page.
B. Jan 4, 1929, D. Jan. 29, 2013. Served in the Korean War. Graduated from Southwest Missouri School of Anesthesia in Springfield, MO. Had a private practice in Branson, MO and Rogers, AR. He retired in 1982. Served as chief CRNA at Rogers Memorial Hospital and was president of Professional Anesthesia Associates. Buried at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Sprinfield, MO.
Daniel Burghart, CRNA
D. Jan 17, 2013. Dan was 33 years old. He was fortunate to practice with and train under his father Mark Burghart, CRNA. Dan was tragically killed in an MVA having been a CRNA less than 5 years. Already an asset to the profession.