Everyday Oral Surgery

Preparing for the In-Office Anesthesia Evaluation and Anesthesia Complications (with Dr. Dean DeLuke)

November 27, 2023 Grant Stucki - oral and maxillofacial surgeon Episode 222
Everyday Oral Surgery
Preparing for the In-Office Anesthesia Evaluation and Anesthesia Complications (with Dr. Dean DeLuke)
Show Notes

In the US, the majority of oral maxillofacial surgeons work in private practice settings, where anesthesia is a mainstay of their practice. This has led to the development of strict in-office anesthesia models, evaluations, and guidelines. Joining us to offer his perspective on preparing for in-office anesthesia evaluations, emergency drills, and more is Dr. Dean DeLuke, an oral maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Richmond, Virginia, and a professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Dentistry. In today’s episode, Dr. DeLuke highlights the importance of being well-organized, doing regular emergency drills, empowering your staff as vital members of your team, building relationships with your local emergency response team, and more. For tips to enhance your in-office anesthesia safety, skills, administration, and monitoring, tune in today!

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Outlining the purpose of in-office anesthesia evaluations.
  • New regulations in the anesthesia space, including quarterly mock emergency drills.
  • Tips for preparing your team for an in-office anesthesia evaluation.
  • Guidelines for organizing your emergency drug kit.
  • Common anesthesia mistakes and how to avoid them.
  • Practical resources and recommendations for surgeons doing daily anesthetics.
  • Challenges presented by GLP-1 receptor agonist drugs and how to navigate them.
  • Responding to anesthesia complications related to obesity and other comorbidities.
  • Recommended reads, things to watch, and more!

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Dr. Dean DeLuke — https://dentistry.vcu.edu/contacts/profile/dean-deluke/

Dr. Dean DeLuke on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/dean-deluke-631b1b19/

Dr. Dean DeLuke Email — dmdeluke@vcu.edu

OMSNIC — https://www.omsnic.com/

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) — https://myoms.org/

Dr. Robert C. Bosack — https://www.bosack.net/

Carl Hiaasen — https://carlhiaasen.com/

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Dr. Grant Stucki Email — grantstucki@gmail.com

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