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Results: 223 Article(s) Found.

IARS Joins WFSA SAFE-T Consortium

Feb 14, 2017 06:00 PM

The IARS has joined the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA) SAFE-T Consortium. The SAFE-T Consortium (Safe Anaesthesia For Everybody – Today) is a global collaboration of industry and organizations committed to the advancement of patient safety and the International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia.

International Anesthesia Research Society Statement on U.S. Travel Restrictions

Feb 14, 2017 12:00 PM

The IARS Board of Trustees has issued the following statement regarding the IARS 2017 Annual Meeting and International Symposium and the U.S. Executive Order on travel restrictions

Job Search Announcement: Program Officer

Jan 13, 2017 06:00 AM

The IARS is seeking candidates for the position of Program Officer for the IARS-FDA SmartTots Public-Private Partnership (PPP). The position is a new, part-time, academic contract role created to support the SmartTots research direction and the design of new research studies. SmartTots funds research to increase the safety of anesthetic and sedative drugs for the millions of children who undergo anesthesia and sedation each year. Learn more at SmartTots!

Response to the FDA Med Watch December 16, 2016

Dec 16, 2016 07:11 PM

On Wednesday, December 14, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a Drug Safety Communication warning that; "repeated or lengthy use of general anesthetic or sedation drugs during surgeries or procedures in children younger than three years of age or in pregnant women during the final trimester may affect development of children’s brains." The FDA defined lengthy as greater than three hours of exposure.

Preventing Zika From Blood Transfusion—Steps to Reduce Transfusion Needs Will Also Lower Zika Risk

Dec 02, 2016 04:34 PM

As the Zika epidemic spreads to the United States, the potential for contracting the disease via blood transfusion has emerged as a serious concern. The problem of transfusion-related Zika virus transmission—and recommended strategies to reduce that risk—are outlined in a special article in Anesthesia & Analgesia. Anesthesia & Analgesia is published by Wolters Kluwer.

WHO Recommends 29 Ways to Stop Surgical Infections and Avoid Superbugs

Nov 03, 2016 05:41 PM

New Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection issued by the World Health Organization include a list of 29 concrete recommendations distilled by 20 of the world’s leading experts from 26 reviews of the latest evidence. The recommendations were published in "The Lancet Infectious Diseases" and are designed to address the increasing burden of health care associated infections on both patients and health care systems globally.

Dr. Davy Cheng Chairs Circulation Track at the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA), and the Scientific Affairs Committee of the WFSA in Hong Kong

Oct 07, 2016 06:13 PM

Dr. Davy Cheng, Chair and Chief of the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Western University, chaired the Circulation Track of WCA HK 2016, and led 80 esteemed cardiac anesthesiologists presenting in the track.

Correction to Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) Meeting Ads

Jul 27, 2016 09:41 PM

In the August issue of A&A, ads appeared promoting the SCA 2016 Annual Meeting & Workshops and 2016 Echo Week meeting. We apologize for any confusion.

Study of a Single, Short Exposure to General Anesthesia in Young Children Encouraging, Says Pediatric Group

Jun 13, 2016 06:29 PM

Single exposure appears to cause no cognitive harm in healthy children, but continued research needed in other scenarios

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

May 16, 2016 05:39 PM

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.

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