Neuropathy is a common often overlooked problem many patients have never considered as they undergo a surgical procedure and that is the possibility of developing a nerve injury
Death is a devastating complication. No one likes to consider this as a possibility. In the good “old” days of early surgery and anesthesia, this was a real possibility. The chance of experiencing death
Aspiration Pneumonia often results from inhalation of gastric juices. One of the most feared complications related to surgery and anesthesia is aspiration pneumonia.
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting is preventable. A common problem faced after anesthesia is the presence of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV).
Corneal abrasions are common injuries to the surface of the eye. One common complication of surgery noted postoperatively is a corneal abrasion. This is a superficial injury to the surface of the eye which happens during surgery
Phlebitis is caused by clots usually in the lower extremities and are preventable. Clinicians have recognized for several decades that there is a high incidence of venous clots and pulmonary
Shock is a dreaded complication which must be understood and treated.