Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr

Anesthesiology
OH
53 years experience male

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Regional & General Anesthesia in a group practice at Marion, Ohio. Received specialty training at St. Luke's Hospital NYC.

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Anesthesiology

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Qualified CRNAs: Yes, crnas who have extensive training in OB anesthesia are qualified to do epidurals for delivery. Crnas are given privileges in hospitals after goin... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Epidural Steroids: Current problem of steroid epidural injections is focused on contaminated steroids that can cause fatal fungal meningitis. Discuss this matter with y... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Propofol Likely: Propofol is the active ingredient in an emulsion of soybean oil, glyceryl, egg lecithin and water. There are other anesthetic drugs that can be used b... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
No: Under general anesthesia with an endotracheal tube, there is no way you can smell but a possibility of awareness if anesthesia is not adequate. A bis... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Yes, indeed!: Alcohol abuse can slowly affect one's liver. End result is death from liver failure due to cirrosis.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Definitely!: Malignant hyperthermia is a very serious situation during anesthesia when not recognized resulting to death. Informing your anesthesiologist or nurse ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
No: The use of a good local anesthetic at the point of entry should be adequate to achieve a painless epidural. In some situations, a good preoperative se... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Yes.: Concerns of drug interactions. The potentiation of opioids (narcotics) used during surgery with advil (ibuprofen) (non steroidal anti-inflammatory) mo... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Sedative-Assurance: I often administer sedatives to allay my patient's anxeity, if no contraindications. However, reassurance and careful explanation may help most patie... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Labor Epidural?: Giving more epidural anesthetics may prolong labor delivery. Other factors, epidural dosage is based on weight, height, age and or presence of existin... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Depends..: Most patients are regularly seen by anesthesiologists or certified nurse anesthetists immediately after hospital admission to discuss whether or not t... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Do not stop.: Most drugs regularly taken by patients are stopped a day or few days before surgery and re-started as soon as surgery is done. With Prozac (fluoxetine... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Yes and No: Intravenous or IV anesthetics may cause irritation of the peripheral veins. An example is Propofol or diprivan. Your anesthesiologist can prevent the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Sedation : Under mild sedation, you may be aware what is going on during a simple procedure vs. Deeper sedation.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Sanidad Jr
Anesthesiology 53 years experience
Grew Back?: It is a difficult question to answer without facts, but unfortunately, a benign tissue may become malignant "years later." I am a cancer survivor and ... Read More
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May 9, 2015
Hi what would recommend for pain from 2 bulging disk c4c5 and torn rotator cuff as shown on Mri what type of pain med as I at 8 level of pain
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sanidad Jr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sanidad Jr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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