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Algorithm Predicts Dangerous Low Blood Pressure During Surgery

Scientists have developed an algorithm that predicts potentially dangerous low blood pressure, or hypotension, that can occur during surgery. The algorithm identifies hypotension 15 minutes before it occurs in 84 percent of cases, the researchers...
11-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding How Drug Reduces Confusion in Older Patients After Surgery May Lead to Better Care

A drug that reduces delirium in postoperative patients may work by preventing the overactivity of certain receptors in brain cells, according to a new study published in the Online First edition of Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical journal...
7-Jun-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Anesthesiology Foundations Announce $300,000 Patient Safety Grant for Young Investigators

The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) and Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER), charitable arms of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), today announced a call for applications for their new perioperative...
6-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Increases Research Grant for New Investigators to $250,000

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER), a charitable arm of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), today announced improvements to its flagship Mentored Research Training Grant (MRTG) for junior faculty physician...
4-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgical Outcomes Equivalent Whether Physician Anesthesiologist Assisted by Nurse Anesthetist or Anesthesiologist Assistant

Patients who undergo inpatient surgery experience no difference in death rates, hospital length of stay or costs between admission or discharge whether their physician anesthesiologist is assisted by a nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist...
29-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Awards $1.4 million in Grants

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...
22-May-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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