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American Society of Anesthesiologists

Beware When Anesthesia in the ICU Runs Afoul of the Law

Certain procedural sedation practices for the critically ill are technically illegal

ASA over a photo of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Children's Strange Behaviors After Anesthesia Reassuringly Short-Lived

Study shows kids were behaving normally 3 months after experiencing emergence delirium

October 26, 2022
Outpatient Centers Cautiously Open Doors to Surgery for People With Cardiac Devices

Will those with CIEDs become regular patients at ambulatory surgery centers within a decade?

October 25, 2022
Nerve-Freezing Technique Staves Off Post-Mastectomy Pain

Percutaneous cryoneurolysis improved analgesia in a pilot study

October 24, 2022
For Chronic Pain Patients, Consider Green-Tinted Glasses?

Mixed results with green light therapy for fibromyalgia

October 24, 2022
Oxygen Concentration During Surgery: No Help for Post-Op Nausea, Vomiting

"Any oxygen fraction between 30% and 80% is fine," presenter says

October 23, 2022
Post-Op Pain Control More Challenging for Cannabis Users

Large study builds on the limited literature on cannabis and surgical outcomes

October 22, 2022
Cesarean Deliveries Skyrocket in Pregnant Women With COVID-19

Nearly 60% of symptomatic patients required emergency care versus normal hospital rate of 2%

October 13, 2021
Hospital Policy Slashes IV Acetaminophen Use for Tonsillectomy

Standing orders for oral use led to better care, reduced cost, researchers said

October 12, 2021
Spinal vs General Anesthesia in Hip Fracture Surgeries: It's a Draw

Neither type led to better outcomes at 60 days, study finds

October 12, 2021
Anesthesiologists May Edge Out Nurses for Rapid Response Outside the ICU

Physician-led teams at Cleveland Clinic tied to declines in cardiac arrests, death

October 12, 2021
COVID Conjures Up Mixed Feelings for Critical Care Anesthesiologists

Survey respondents cite burnout and stress, but also a sense of achievement

October 11, 2021
Drug Shortages Spark Use of Compounders

WASHINGTON -- As drug shortages continue to plague the specialty of anesthesiology, compounding pharmacies -- such as the one implicated in the ongoing meningitis outbreak - may be playing a key supply role, clinicians said here.

October 18, 2012

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