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Study Finds IV Steroids for Nerve Blocks Associated With Decreased Need for Pain Medication

A study conducted by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that IV dexamethasone did not prolong nerve blocks but did decrease the amount of pain medicine needed and extended the time before the first pain medicine was requested.
15-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Hari Kalagara Named 2017 Resident/Fellow of the Year


Resident at Cleveland Clinic responsible for organizing popular ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia workshops has been named ASRA's Resident/Fellow of the Year.
14-Mar-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Questions Anticoagulation Guidelines for Performing Regional Anesthesia Procedures

Findings suggest longer wait time needed for some patients receiving spinal or epidural anesthesia to avoid bleeding risk
14-Mar-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Insurance Status Affects Morbidity and Mortality in Patients Receiving Total Hip Replacement

A study by Hannah Xu and colleagues at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College has been selected as an ASRA Best of Meeting Abstract. The research found higher mortality, readmission rates, and postoperative complications in...
9-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Vincent Chan to Receive Distinguished Service Award


Vincent W.S. Chan, MD, FRCPC, professor of Anesthesia at the University of Toronto, has been selected to receive ASRA's Distinguished Service Award.
6-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Nigel Sharrock to Receive Gaston Labat Award at ASRA in San Francisco


Dr. Nigel Sharrock will present the prestigious Gaston Labat Award Lectureship on April 8th at the Excellence in ASRA Awards Luncheon, held in conjunction with the 42nd Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting in San Francisco,...
5-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Chronic Pain Grant Will Study Botox® Use in Children With Migraines


ASRA Member Shalini Shah, MD, of the University of California, Irvine, is the principal investigator of the latest study to be awarded ASRA's Chronic Pain Research Grant.
5-Jan-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

ASRA Board Weighs in on the Opioid Crisis with Official Position Statement

The opioid crisis in America is the result of a number of complicating factors and, therefore, does not have a simple solution. Addressing this important issue requires a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary approach, according to the...
5-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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