2016 Annual Meeting

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The IARS 2016 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium will take place May 21-24, 2016 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in San Francisco, California.

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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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5/16/2016 12:39:00 PM

Posting 'Anonymized' Research Data May Pose Threats to Patient Privacy

Many healthcare journals encourage researchers to post their original data online, in the interest of research openness. But open sharing of research databases can place private patient information at risk, according to a special topic paper in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

4/19/2016 1:58:00 PM

Santhanam Suresh Receives Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Santhanam Suresh, chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and director of the Pain Management Team at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and a member of the IARS Board of Trustees was awarded ASRA’s Distinguished Service Award during a ceremony held April 2nd in conjunction with the Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

4/19/2016 11:02:00 AM

Return of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Has Implications for Hospital Care

With the re-emergence of measles, mumps, diphtheria, and other vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs), many healthcare providers are encountering these diseases—and their potentially serious and even fatal outcomes—for the first time. A special article in Anesthesia & Analgesia presents a review and update for hospital-based providers who may encounter VPDs—particularly the operating room and intensive care unit.

4/13/2016 12:03:00 PM

'Proliposomal' Local Anesthetic Shows Promise for Longer-Lasting Pain Relief

A new "proliposomal" preparation of the local anesthetic drug ropivacaine may provide a valuable new option for pain relief in some clinical situations, with key advantages over other types of slow-release local anesthetics, suggest a pair of reports in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

4/6/2016 3:14:00 PM

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Neurotoxicology and Teratology

Developmental Neurotoxicity Associated with Pediatric General Anesthesia: Preclinical Findings

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16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologist
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August 28, 2016-September 02, 2016
All Day Event

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Hong Kong
(August 28, 2016-September 02, 2016)
Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room
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September 09, 2016-September 11, 2016

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Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room Location: Hilton Financial District Hotel, San Francisco, CA Course Director: Keira P. Mason, MD Weekend Course: Moving Sedation Forward: September 10-11, 2016 Pediatric Sedation Simulation Workshop: September 9, 2016
(September 09, 2016-September 11, 2016)
1st EFIC Topical Symposium: Acute and Chronic and Joint Pain
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September 21, 2016-September 23, 2016

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Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
(September 21, 2016-September 23, 2016)

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