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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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10/6/2015 11:15:00 AM

Marijuana Extract Doesn't Reduce Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

The marijuana extract tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) isn't effective in preventing nausea and vomiting after surgery in patients at high risk of this common complication, reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

9/23/2015 2:16:00 PM

New Data on Risks of Labor Anesthesia in Women with Low Platelet Counts

Can women with low platelet counts safely undergo epidural/spinal anesthesia during labor? Available evidence suggests a low rate of complications related to abnormal blood clotting for this large group of patients, reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

9/21/2015 4:50:00 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) announces the appointment of Thomas R. Vetter, MD, MPH, as incoming Deputy Editor-in-Chief of its flagship journal Anesthesia & Analgesia (A&A).

In his position as Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Vetter will work with incoming A&A Editor-in-Chief Jean-Francois Pittet and the Journal Editorial Board to carry out A&A's strategic mission and accomplish the tactical and operational goals of the Journal.

9/14/2015 4:26:00 PM

No Evidence That Anesthesiologists Are 'Upcoding' to Increase Reimbursements

Anesthesiologists don't exploit insurance rules by "upcoding" patients' medical status in order to receive higher reimbursements for surgical anesthesia, suggests a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

8/24/2015 3:14:00 PM

Ebola Virus Disease—Anesthesiologists Need to 'Better Prepare and Educate' Themselves

As the Ebola virus disease pandemic unfolded in 2014, it may have seemed like a sudden and unprecedented event. But the disease has a long history, the epidemic is ongoing, and new outbreaks are certain to occur in the future, reports the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

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NWAC Subspecialty Series: Cardiac Anesthesia and Intensive Care
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October 30, 2015-October 31, 2015
All Day Event

Location: Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel
Abu Dhabi, UAE
(October 30, 2015-October 31, 2015)
NYSORA Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia & Intravenous Access Boutique Workshop
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October 31, 2015-November 01, 2015

All Day Event

Eden Roc, Miami Beach
Miami Beach, Florida
(October 31, 2015-November 01, 2015)
CSA 2015 Fall Anesthesia Conference
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November 02, 2015-November 06, 2015

All Day Event

Location: Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa
Kauai, Hawaii

Contact the California Society of Anesthesiologists at:
Phone: (650) 345-3020
(November 02, 2015-November 06, 2015)

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