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Nurse Anesthetists Urge Patients to “Kick Butts” for Better, Healthier Surgical Outcomes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, resulting in nearly half a million deaths each year in the United States. More than 16 million Americans are currently...
14-Mar-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Seven Facts People Should Know About Malignant Hyperthermia

When general anesthesia is required for surgery or another procedure, a patient’s care team must be ready for anything—especially the rare, life-threatening syndrome known as malignant hyperthermia.
13-Mar-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Patient Safety Awareness Week: Nurse Anesthetists Encourage Patients to Learn About Pain Management Options Available During and After Surgery

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) across the country are urging surgical, obstetric, and chronic pain patients to join with their anesthesia professionals to learn about the risks and benefits of the pain relief options available to...
8-Mar-2017 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Anesthesia Considerations for African Americans Prior to Surgery

Informs the African American community of how two chronic diseases and other health issues can have an impact on anesthesia if surgery is needed.
28-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

National CRNA Week Celebrates Safe, Effective Anesthesia Care for Every Patient


National CRNA Week (Jan. 22-28, 2017) celebrates “Safe and Effective Anesthesia Care for Every Patient,” as well as the anesthesia experts known as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists or CRNAs
23-Jan-2017 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

ABG Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) Reaches Business Agreement with CRNAs

The AANA has reached an agreement with a company that helps healthcare professionals, collect, calculate, and measure data. This is very useful in research and determining benchmarks, etc.
17-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Lawmakers Support Increasing Access to Anesthesia Care for Veterans; Rally Behind Nurse Anesthetists

Legislators Merkley, DeFazio and Durbin stand behind CRNAs and against anesthesiologists in support of Veterans receiving more timely healthcare.
20-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

VA Decision Keeps Veterans Waiting for Timely Anesthesia Care

Despite documented evidence confirming that veterans are experiencing delays for essential healthcare services due to lack of anesthesia support in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has...
14-Dec-2016 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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