The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER), a charitable arm of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), today announced its spring round of grant recipients who will receive a total of $1.4 million. FAER’s board of...
23-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New Formulation of Local Anesthetic Does Not Reduce In-Hospital Opioid Use or Opioid-Related Complications After Knee Surgery
The local anesthetic drug, liposomal bupivacaine, did not reduce in-hospital opioid prescriptions or opioid-related complications in patients who received the drug during total knee replacement surgery as part of a multimodal approach to manage...
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American Society of Anesthesiologists Honors Congresswoman Julia Brownley with 2018 Excellence in Government Award
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) yesterday presented Congresswoman Julia Brownley (CA-26) with the 2018 Excellence in Government award in recognition of her leadership on Veterans health issues.
17-May-2018 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
American Society of Anesthesiologists Honors Michael Lewis, M.D., FASA, with 2018 Bertram W. Coffer, M.D., Excellence in Government Award
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Michael Lewis, M.D., FASA, with the 2018 Bertram W. Coffer, M.D., Excellence in Government award, given in recognition of exemplary contributions to the medical specialty of...
16-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), announced today that it has made a strategic investment in ePreop, Inc., a health care software and services firm that provides critical data processing tools to ASA’s affiliate, the Anesthesia...
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The new course, Anesthesia SimSTAT – Appendectomy, is designed to provide physician anesthesiologists with advanced training to manage challenging anesthetic emergencies in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgeries for acute appendicitis.
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Few things are more daunting for first-time moms than the prospect of childbirth. However, nearly half of first-time moms (46 percent) said the pain they experienced with their first child was better than they expected, according to a nationwide...
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Anesthesia Drug Shortages Negatively Affecting Patient Care, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Survey Finds
A national drug shortage crisis is potentially affecting the care received every day for thousands of patients undergoing anesthesia. In an informal ASA member survey, more than 98 percent of respondents noted that they now regularly experience drug...
25-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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