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Article ID: 701702

Unlike obese adults, obese children don’t have more pain after surgery

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO – While obese adults often report more pain after surgery, the same does not appear to be true for obese children, according to the largest study of its kind, being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

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Article ID: 702256

MEDIA CALL-IN OPPORTUNITY: American Neurological Association faculty to present research highlights from the 143rd Annual Meeting Monday, October 22

American Neurological Association (ANA)

For the first time, the American Neurological Association’s 143rd Annual Meeting will feature a media roundtable on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 11:50-1:00 p.m. at which presenters of the six principal symposia will present highlights, discuss the relevance of the work, and answer questions. To RSVP for the media roundtable and request dial-in information if you are not able to attend in person, please contact Rachel Brown at rbrown@steegethomson.com.

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Article ID: 701609

Patient-controlled epidural anesthesia after C-section may reduce oral opioid use

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Women who deliver their babies via cesarean section (C-section) are less likely to need opioids to manage post-delivery pain if they receive ongoing epidural analgesia (pain relief) that they can control, suggests first-of-its kind research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

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Article ID: 701646

American Society of Anesthesiologists honors Jerry A. Cohen, M.D., with its Distinguished Service Award

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Jerry A. Cohen, M.D., with its 2017 Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his long and highly distinguished career as a physician anesthesiologist, administrator and educator. The award is the highest honor ASA bestows and is presented annually to a member who has transformed the specialty of anesthesiology.

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Article ID: 701648

American Society of Anesthesiologists recognizes Beverley A. Orser, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC, FCAHS, with its Excellence in Research Award

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO –The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Beverley A. Orser, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC, FCAHS, with its 2018 Excellence in Research Award in recognition of her outstanding research accomplishments on the molecular mechanisms of anesthetic agents. Dr. Orser’s research has led to major scientific advances in anesthesiology and neuroscience.

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Article ID: 701649

American Society of Anesthesiologists recognizes Brian T. Bateman, M.D., M.Sc., with its 2018 James E. Cottrell Presidential Scholar Award

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Brian T. Bateman, M.D., M.Sc., with its 2018 James E. Cottrell Presidential Scholar Award in recognition of his outstanding career as a leading academic physician anesthesiologist, whose study of the uses and effects of drugs (pharmacoepidemiology) in pregnancy and epidemiology of pregnancy-related complications has significantly contributed to the field of anesthesiology.

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Article ID: 701652

American Society of Anesthesiologists recognizes Alex Macario, M.D., M.B.A., with its Excellence in Education Award

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO – The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Alex Macario, M.D., M.B.A., with its 2018 Excellence in Education Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to resident and graduate education in anesthesiology. The award is presented annually to an ASA member who has made significant contributions to the specialty through excellence in teaching, development of new teaching methods, or the implementation of innovative educational programs in anesthesiology.

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Article ID: 701607

Studies show potential of virtual reality to reduce children’s anxiety, pain

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Innovative virtual reality technologies hold promise in reducing children’s anxiety and pain before and after medical procedures and surgery, suggest two studies being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

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Article ID: 701639

Innovative regional anesthesia technique reduces pain, opioid use after mastectomy for breast cancer

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Women undergoing mastectomy for breast cancer experience improved postsurgical pain relief and reduced opioid consumption when given a pectoralis nerve plane (PECS) block prior to surgery, suggests research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting. The PECS block is a newer regional anesthesia technique that works by injecting long-acting anesthetics, guided by ultrasound, to numb the front of the chest wall before surgical incision.

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