Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA)

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somchai Amornyotin


Non-operating room anesthesia (NORA) is also called as anesthesia outside operating room, anesthesia at remote location or office-based anesthesia. It has grownup exponentially over the last years even in the developing countries. There are noticeable differences in how anesthesia services are carried in the non-operating room locations in different portions of the world.1 Therefore, NORA should be considered as a special subunit of anesthesia practice. Conventionally, many anesthetic personnel are not favored and do not feel themselves safely when they have to work in any places outside the operating room.

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