The American Association of Anesthesiologists (ASA) has made oxygen monitoring one of the key components of providing safe anesthesia.
Both the ASA and the AANA require the monitoring of cardiovascular events by using an electrocardiogram throughout the procedure.
All patients have the adequacy of ventilation measured by a variety of techniques such as noting chest excursions, the observation of the breathing bag
The measurement of temperature is very important. Most operating rooms have room temperatures that easily get down to 65 degrees Fahrenheit. An individual can easily get hypothermic
The ASA recommends a variety of techniques to prevent intra-operative awareness. We want to prevent patients from being aware of surgery while they should be asleep,
The patient’s position and protective measures are monitored and assessed throughout the case. It is important the eyes are covered and protected