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ASA Supports Key Elements of HHS Pain Task Force Recommendations

In comments submitted to the federal government, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) formally supported the recommendations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Pain Management Best Practices Interagency Task Force.
4-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ultrasound Provides Precise, Minimally Invasive Way to Measure Heart Function in Children

Currently, a practical, precise, minimally invasive way to measure cardiac output or heart function in children undergoing surgery does not exist. New research published in the Online First edition of Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical...
18-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eight Things to Tell Your Physician Anesthesiologist Before Surgery

There is no such thing as TMI (too much information) when it comes to communicating facts about your health with your physician anesthesiologist before surgery or a medical procedure. You might not think taking ginkgo biloba for memory, using...
8-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Arkansans Overwhelmingly Want a Physician to Administer Anesthesia and Respond to Emergencies

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the Arkansas Society of Anesthesiologists (ARSA) strongly oppose SB 184 and HB 1283, which will dismantle the anesthesia care team model in Arkansas by allowing nurse anesthetists to administer...
26-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists Named a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For® Second Year in a Row

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced that for a second year, it has been named a winner in the 2018 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the Nation. The honor identifies companies that deliver exceptional human resource...
18-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Mexico Proposed Legislation Jeopardizes Safety of Patients Bill Would Replace Physicians with Nurses for Anesthesia Care

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists (NMSA) strongly oppose SB 222, which will remove physician involvement from anesthesia care in New Mexico and authorize nurse anesthetists to replace...
12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Parents worried about risks, but still think opioids are best for kids’ pain relief, nationwide survey shows

Headlines filled with frightening news of opioid abuse, overdoses and reports that 90 percent of addictions start in the teen years could make any parent worry. Yet parents remain conflicted about opioids: while more than half express concern their...
21-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists Hosts PRACTICE MANAGEMENT™ 2019

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) will host PRACTICE MANAGEMENT™ 2019, Jan. 18-20, in Las Vegas. The three-day meeting will bring together leaders and subject-matter experts in anesthesia to share new research, knowledge and...
8-Jan-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association with more than 52,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.

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