Latest News from: American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)

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Released: 16-Apr-2020 4:20 PM EDT
Need surgery? Here’s why regional anesthesia is safer than general anesthesia during the coronavirus pandemic
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)

If you don’t have COVID-19, you probably want to stay as far away from a hospital as possible right now. However, the fact is that some people still need emergency surgery. If you or a loved one are in this situation – for any reason – you should know that experts say regional anesthesia may be better than general anesthesia to keep everyone in the operating room safe.asr

Newswise: ASRA Position Addresses Use of Cannabis for Pain. Dr. Samer Narouze is available for interviews
Released: 24-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT
ASRA Position Addresses Use of Cannabis for Pain. Dr. Samer Narouze is available for interviews
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)

Pain physicians face many challenges in addressing the use of marijuana for chronic pain. Although evidence supports its use, many questions remain. ASRA is asking that marijuana be rescheduled and that clinical research guidelines be developed so that physicians can act in the best interest of their patients.


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