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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

ASA Commends HHS Pain Taskforce Recommendations to Address Safe Opioid Use and Multimodal Approaches to Control Pain

Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) applauded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Pain Management Best Practices Interagency Task Force on the release of draft acute and chronic pain management best practice...
2-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Guidance Outlines Recommendations for Infection Control in Anesthesiology

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America has issued a new expert guidance on how hospitals and healthcare providers may reduce infections associated with anesthesiology procedures and equipment in the operating room.
11-Dec-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

ASA Commends Administration’s Report Confirming the Importance of Laws that Protect Patients from Harm

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) commends the Trump Administration for its report released today by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) that reinforces the importance of scope of practice (SOP) laws and regulations,...
4-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

FAER/ABA Announce New Co-Sponsored Research in Education Grant

The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) and the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) are co-sponsoring a FAER/ABA Research in Education Grant to advance the careers and knowledge of anesthesiologists interested in the key...
27-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Receives Three .orgCommunity 2018 Solutions Day Awards

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) announced today that it was presented with three 2018 Solutions Day Awards from .orgCommunity. On Thursday, FAER received the Innovation Award for its “Swimming with Sharks” program and...
19-Nov-2018 1:05 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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