The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced the launch of its new Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) continuing medical education (CME) course available online now or in person at ANESTHESIOLOGY...
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New research published in Anesthesiology reports that after an Opioid Safety Initiative was implemented at the Veterans Health Administration, patients undergoing knee replacement surgery were prescribed significantly less opioids with minimal...
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In-Hospital Delirium Increases Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction Risk in Older Adults, But Only in the First Month
New research indicates that older patients who develop delirium— an acute attentional deficit that waxes and wanes —right after surgery are more likely to show signs of postoperative cognitive dysfunction one month later
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The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) proudly endorses the comprehensive proposal the “Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act” released today that protects patients from surprise medical bills – unanticipated bills from...
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Many people would be surprised to learn that among developed countries, the United States not only has the highest rate of maternal mortality (death during pregnancy or within one year of birth), but that it increased 56% between 1990 and 2015....
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American Society of Anesthesiologists Honors Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II with 2019 Excellence in Government Award
ASA yesterday presented Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II (MO-05) with the 2019 Excellence in Government award in recognition of his dedication to patient safety and expanding access to anesthesia care.
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American Society of Anesthesiologists Honors Joshua Chance, M.D., with 2019 Bertram W. Coffer, M.D., Excellence in Government Award
ASA today presented Joshua Chance, M.D., president of the Arkansas Society of Anesthesiologists, with the 2019 Bertram W. Coffer, M.D., Excellence in Government award, given in recognition of exemplary contributions to the medical specialty of...
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Pregnancy-related deaths and serious maternal complications during and after childbirth continue to rise in the United States, with wide variation across hospitals. New research published in the Online First edition of Anesthesiology, the...
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Expert Alert: ASA Pain and Opioid Expert Can Discuss HHS Pain Task Force Recommendations and Dissemination Plan
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Expert Alert: ASA Patient Safety and Perioperative Brain Health Experts Can Discuss Key Takeaways from World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit
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Expert Alert: ASA pain medicine specialist can discuss HHS Pain Taskforce Recommendations to Address Safe Opioid Use and Multimodal Approaches to Control Pain
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Expert Alert: Physician Anesthesiologist Available to Discuss Drug Shortages, Medication Rationing and Disruption of Patient Care
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Physician Anesthesiologist, Pain Medicine Specialist Available to Discuss Opioid Misuse, Abuse and Celebrity Overdoses
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