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
American Society of Anesthesiologists Honors Michael Lewis, M.D., FASA, with 2018 Bertram W. Coffer, M.D., Excellence in Government Award
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Michael Lewis, M.D., FASA, with the 2018 Bertram W. Coffer, M.D., Excellence in Government award, given in recognition of exemplary contributions to the medical specialty of...
16-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), announced today that it has made a strategic investment in ePreop, Inc., a health care software and services firm that provides critical data processing tools to ASA’s affiliate, the Anesthesia...
9-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The new course, Anesthesia SimSTAT – Appendectomy, is designed to provide physician anesthesiologists with advanced training to manage challenging anesthetic emergencies in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgeries for acute appendicitis.
8-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Few things are more daunting for first-time moms than the prospect of childbirth. However, nearly half of first-time moms (46 percent) said the pain they experienced with their first child was better than they expected, according to a nationwide...
7-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Anesthesia Drug Shortages Negatively Affecting Patient Care, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Survey Finds
A national drug shortage crisis is potentially affecting the care received every day for thousands of patients undergoing anesthesia. In an informal ASA member survey, more than 98 percent of respondents noted that they now regularly experience drug...
25-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Having Fully Stocked Cart to Treat Malignant Hyperthermia During Labor and Delivery Not Cost-Beneficial
Maintaining a stocked cart, with a full supply of the life-saving drug dantrolene, to treat malignant hyperthermia, a rare but potentially fatal adverse reaction to general anesthesia, may not be cost-beneficial in hospital maternity units where the...
18-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The American Society of Anesthesiologists today announced that it has joined the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Multi-Specialty Portfolio Program™. Under the Portfolio Program, physicians can now earn MOC Improvement in Medical...
9-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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