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Nurse Anesthesia Practice

Resources for students in the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) program.

Green Anesthesia Web Resources

Green Anesthesia Articles

These links go to publisher / society websites where the article is published online or the content is labeled open access / open archive.
These links will take you to the article indexed in PubMed or PubMed Central (PMC), services from the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Some of these articles may be available as full text directly in PMC. If not, check the top right corner for links to full text from the publisher's website, or search for the publisher website online to see if articles are published digitally. If full text is not available, contact your university / hospital / local librarian for information on how to obtain the full article.
Click the links to be redirected to the book chapters. The book with the cover picture is available in full electronically for CCSU students, faculty, and staff. Click the title link to be directed to the book's catalog record. Under "View It," use the EBSCOHost eBooks platform to access the book. The second book chapter is available through the U.S. Library of Medicine. Click the link to be redirected.
These articles are not indexed in PubMed or PMC and require a subscription, login, or payment on publisher websites to view. You may be able to access these through your university, hospital, or local library subscription databases. Check with your librarian for more information on how to access these resources.

Wenger L. Greener ORs:keys to making the business case. OR Manager. 2012;28(5):1-4.

Ryan-Fogarty Y, O’Regan B, Moles R. Greening healthcare: systematic implementation of environmental programmers in a university teaching hospital. J Clean Prod. 2016;126:248-259.

Plisko JD, Flora C, Cusick C. Waste prevention and management in hospitals. Presented at: Solid Waste Technology and Management Meeting; March, 2015; Philadelphia, PA.

Wilson AJ, Nayak S. Disinfection, sterilization, and disposables. Anaesth Intensive Care Med. 2016;17(10):475-479. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mpaic.2013.07.004.

Ang TN, et al. A techno-economic-societal assessment of recovery of waste volatile anaesthetics. Sep Purif Technol. 2019; 226:304-314.

Sherman JS, McGain F. Environmental sustainability in anaesthesia: Pollution prevention and patient safety. Adv Anesth. 2016;34:47-61. Doi:10.1016/j.aan.2016.07.004.

Vollmer M, Rhee T, Rigby M, et al. Modern inhalation anesthetics: potent greenhouse gases in the global atmosphere. Geophys Res Lett. 2015; 42: 1606–11.

Ang TN, Baroutian S, Young BR, et al. Adsorptive separation of volatile anaesthetics: A review of current developments. Sep Purif Technol. 2019;211:491-503. https://doi:10.1016/j.seppur.2018.10.012.

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