Ep 16: Anesthesia: Why We Do It, How It’s Changing, and What the Future Looks Like

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Paul and Howard talk about surgical anesthesia with a special guest: Jon Bauman, Chief of Anesthesiology at St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Westchester, New York.  There is a Fairly Crap Transcript™ here.


  • What is anesthesia? Are you asleep? Where does your brain go? 
  • What do anesthesiologists do when patients are out? 
  • Local, regional, and general anesthesia
  • The future of anesthesia, both in terms of technology and anesthesiologist careers

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Paul Kedrosky is a frequently injured athlete who, when he isn’t rehabbing, is also a venture investor. Howard Luks is a top sports orthopedic surgeon.

Music & Disclaimers:

  • Crossing the Chasm by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3562-crossing-the-chasm
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • Marty Gots A Plan by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4992-marty-gots-a-plan
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Disclaimers apply and can be heard at the end of the episode.

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