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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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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.

8/14/2015 11:50:00 AM

Anesthesia Information Management System Alerts Can Improve Patient Care—But Raise Design and Implementation Challenges

Automated alerts generated using data from hospital anesthesia information management systems (AIMS) are a promising approach to influencing the behavior of anesthesia providers—with the goal of improving care for patients undergoing surgery, according to a paper published in 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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