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IARS 2016 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium will be aligned with the SOCCA and AUA Annual Meetings.

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The IARS is a nonpolitical, not-for-profit medical society founded in 1922 to advance and support scientific research and education related to anesthesia, and to improve patient care through basic research. The IARS contributes nearly $1 million annually to fund anesthesia research; provides a forum for anesthesiology leaders to share information and ideas; maintains a worldwide membership of more than 15,000 physicians, physician residents, and others with doctoral degrees, as well as health professionals in anesthesia-related practice; sponsors the SmartTots initiative in partnership with the FDA; and publishes the monthly Anesthesia & Analgesia journal in print and online as well as the clinical companion journal A&A Case Reports, published semi-monthly.

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7/27/2015 11:22:00 AM

Stillbirth and Late Termination of Pregnancy—Women in 'Agonizing' Situations Need 'Empathic, Supportive Care'

Stillbirth or late termination of pregnancy due to severe fetal anomalies is a heartbreaking event for women and families—and one that poses challenges for all members of the healthcare team as they seek to provide empathic and supportive care, according to a special article in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

6/25/2015 11:04:00 AM

Functional Class Helps Predict Mortality Risk after Surgery

Information on functional status—whether or not a person can carry out routine daily tasks independently—improves the ability to predict risk of death in patients undergoing surgery, according to a study in the July issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

6/5/2015 10:00:00 AM

New Data on Botulinum Toxin as Treatment for Nerve Pain

Further evidence that 'Botox' may be useful for different types of neuropathy.

6/2/2015 10:00:00 AM

Research Shows Elevated Cortisol in Autism

Canisius study finds increased stress in lower-functioning children with autism.

5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM

Labor Analgesia in Low-Income Countries—Experience from Ghana

A program to improve pain control during labor at one of Ghana's largest maternity units greatly increased the use of safe and effective spinal analgesia for women undergoing cesarean section, reports a special article in the June issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

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NYSORA Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia & Intravenous Access Boutique Workshop
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August 01, 2015-August 02, 2015

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St Luke's Hospital, Muhlengerg Auditorium
New York, NY
(August 01, 2015-August 02, 2015)
The 9th Congress of the European Pain Federation, EFIC®
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September 02, 2015-September 05, 2015

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Translating Evidence Into Practice
Location: Vienna, Austria
(September 02, 2015-September 05, 2015)
34th Annual ESRA Congress
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September 02, 2015-September 05, 2015
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Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Center
Ljubljana, Slovenia
(September 02, 2015-September 05, 2015)

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