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Surgery Patients in Enhanced Recovery Program Leave Hospital Sooner, Take Fewer Opioids

Colorectal and bariatric surgery patients benefited from an enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) program, leaving the hospital sooner and requiring fewer opioids to control pain, according to new research presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2018 meeting.

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Decision Support Systems May Improve Quality of Patient Surgical Care

. New research published in the February issue of Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), illustrates how physician anesthesiologists are investigating the challenges and opportunities of integrating patient data, to aid clinicians in patient management, through clinical decision support technologies.

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American Society of Anesthesiologists Named a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For®

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced today that it has been named a 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Nation. This honor comes after previously being named a winner in the 2017 Chicago Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Medium Business, 101-300 Employees category.

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Opioids Often Not the Answer to Post-Surgery Pain, Discomfort, Note Physician Anesthesiologists

It’s a given that surgery is painful and may leave you sore and uncomfortable for a few days, whether you’re recovering at home or in the hospital. But it’s best to limit opioids or avoid them altogether, opting for alternatives to manage pain and discomfort, recommends the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

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American Society of Anesthesiologists Hosts PRACTICE MANAGEMENT™ 2018

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) will host PRACTICE MANAGEMENT™ 2018, Jan. 26-28, in New Orleans. The four-day meeting will bring together 700 leaders and subject-matter experts in anesthesia to share new research, knowledge and critical skills needed to stay at the forefront of practice management.

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Genetics May Play Role in Chronic Pain After Surgery

Genetics may play a role in determining whether patients experience chronic pain after surgery, suggests a study published today in the Online First edition of Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

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Anesthesiology, Opioids, Labor & Delivery, cesarean delivery

Evidence-Based Approach to Treating Post-Delivery Pain in New Moms During Opioid Crisis

Women who undergo vaginal delivery often do not require opioids to manage pain after hospital discharge, concludes a study published in Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). In addition, the quantity of opioids prescribed to women after cesarean delivery can be less than currently prescribed.

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Early Breastfeeding Success Not Affected by Epidural Pain Relief With Fentanyl

Including the opioid fentanyl in the solution used to maintain an epidural during childbirth does not appear to affect the success of breastfeeding six weeks after delivery, according to a study published in Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

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American Society of Anesthesiologists Supports Trump Administrations’ Declaration of Opioid Crisis as Public Health Emergency

ASA today announced its support of President Donald J. Trump’s announcement officially declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency. The ASA applauds the president’s administration for taking this important step toward addressing drug addiction and opioid overuse and abuse.

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Mary Dale Peterson, M.D., MSHCA, FACHE, elected first vice president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists

Mary Dale Peterson, M.D., MSHCA, FACHE, today was named first vice president of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). Dr. Peterson was elected at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual meeting and will serve for one year.







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