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Apply Now - IARS 2018 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award (FARA)!

Nov 13, 2017 06:00 AM

The application period for our largest IARS grant is now OPEN! Apply now if you’re an individual investigator who is innovative, creative and committed to advancing research in the anesthesiology field. Apply to demonstrate your leadership skills and to foster the scientific evolution of a novel concept.​

IARS Supports the Rally for Medical Research!

Sep 08, 2017 05:00 AM

Medical research is fundamental to our health & economic prosperity! We at the IARS are grateful that Congress has made medical research a national priority through supporting the NIH & passage of the 21st Century Cures Act. But, w/o sustained, predictable funding for NIH, tomorrow’s cures may never come. Join the IARS & urge lawmakers to increase the NIH budget by $2 billion & provide hope to millions living with life-threatening & chronic diseases. #RallyMedRes.

IARS announces the 2017 Mentored Research Award Recipients

Aug 11, 2017 11:00 AM

The IARS Mentored Research Awards support investigators who are working to further the understanding of clinical practice in anesthesiology and related science. Our 2017 recipients are the future leaders in the field and their funded studies are vital to the progress of the specialty.

IARS Trustee Tony Jones Appointed to New Leadership Position

Jul 24, 2017 02:20 PM

Dr. Tony Jones has been named President of the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation and Chief Physician Executive for UAB Medicine.

IARS Trustee Beverley Orser appointed Chair, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto

Jul 01, 2017 11:00 AM

Beverley Orser, MD, PhD, has been appointed Chair, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2017. Dr. Orser has been recognized through many awards including the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society 2017 Gold Medal. She was the first recipient (1995) of the Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award from the IARS.

Use of Anesthetics in Young Children – A Consensus Statement of the ESA, ESPA, EACTA & EuroSTAR

Jun 05, 2017 05:00 AM

The ESA/ESPA/EACTA/EuroSTAR European Anaesthesiology Societies find that the current evidence to support the recent FDA Safety Warning is insufficient and incomplete. They conclude that there is no compelling evidence to change anesthetic practice for young children and pregnant women.

IARS Board of Trustees Past Chair Davy Cheng has been appointed Vice Dean, Faculty Affairs at the Western University Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, effective July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2023.

May 30, 2017 05:00 AM

Dr. Cheng has served as the Chair/Chief, Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine since September 2001. He will conclude this role in June 2017. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto in 1983, and completed his anesthesia residency and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 1987 at the University of Toronto. He completed a subspecialty in a Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship at the University of Iowa.

Now available! The SmartTots Panel Livestream from the 2017 IARS Annual Meeting

Apr 20, 2017 05:00 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society hosted a SmartTots-related education session at the IARS 2017 Annual Meeting. The session, The Neuroscience of Brain Development: Opportunities and Alternative Perspectives for Pediatric Anesthesia Research described age-dependent changes in anesthesia-induced brain activity in children and how this activity likely relates to the development of underlying brain circuits and early childhood development.

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

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.

Santhanam Suresh Receives Distinguished Service Award

Apr 19, 2016 06:58 PM

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.

Return of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Has Implications for Hospital Care

Apr 19, 2016 04:02 PM

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.

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

Apr 13, 2016 05:03 PM

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.

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Neurotoxicology and Teratology

Apr 06, 2016 08:14 PM

Developmental Neurotoxicity Associated with Pediatric General Anesthesia: Preclinical Findings

Seizure Drug Gabapentin Lowers Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Risk

Mar 23, 2016 02:51 PM

The anticonvulsant medication gabapentin—already a useful part of strategies to control pain after surgery—also effectively reduces the common complication of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

IARS Appoints Dr. Hans-Joachim Priebe, as Incoming Executive Editor for A&A Case Reports

Mar 22, 2016 04:02 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Hans-Joachim Priebe has accepted the position of Executive Editor of A&A Case Reports, a peer-reviewed online journal focused on sharing and discussion of informative clinical cases in anesthesiology, critical care and pain management.

SmartTots 2015 Annual Report

Mar 04, 2016 05:20 PM

SmartTots releases their most recent annual report to the community.

On Its Own, Rheumatoid Arthritis Doesn't Increase Risk of Postoperative Complications or Death

Feb 25, 2016 05:35 PM

Despite chronic inflammation and an elevated risk of heart disease, patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are not at increased risk for cardiovascular complications or death after surgery, compared to patients with similar characteristics without RA, reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Restricting Ketamine Would Have 'Dire Consequences' for Surgery in Low-Resource Countries, Anesthesiologists Warn

Feb 08, 2016 04:28 PM

Proposals to restrict access to ketamine by making it a "Schedule I" drug would have a major impact on the availability of anesthesia and surgery in low- to middle-income countries (LMICs)—where ketamine is often the only general anesthetic drug available, according to a series of commentaries in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Ultrasound Guidance Lowers Risks of Thoracic Nerve Block Technique for Mastectomy

Jan 14, 2016 10:23 PM

A regional anesthesia technique called thoracic paravertebral nerve block (TPVB) is highly effective in controlling pain after breast cancer surgery, but concern about potential complications may limit its use. A new study provides evidence that using ultrasound to guide the nerve blocking procedure lowers the risk of complications, reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Spanish-Speaking Hispanic Women Less Likely to Receive Labor Analgesia

Dec 10, 2015 07:11 PM

Why do Hispanic women have reduced rates of epidural or spinal (neuraxial) analgesia during labor? Language barriers may be a key factor, according to a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

WHO Recommends against International Control of Ketamine

Dec 08, 2015 04:53 PM

Seven ‘New Psychoactive Substances’ Considered to Pose Health Risks.

A Less Risky Anesthesia for Babies

Dec 07, 2015 09:59 PM

More hospitals evaluate spinal anesthesia for surgeries that last 1½ hours or less

Ketamine Is Medicine

Nov 30, 2015 04:21 PM

The Chinese government is working to have ketamine ‘scheduled’ by the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs. If this move is successful, medical access to ketamine will become severely limited.

New Analgesic May Be Alternative to Opioids for Sedation and Anesthesia

Nov 20, 2015 05:16 PM

Isovaline, a new type of analgesic drug, may be a promising alternative to opioids for anesthesia and procedural sedation, according to animal studies reported in in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

SmartTots Urges Continued Research on Possible Effects of Anesthesia on Young Children; Issues Supplement to Recent Consensus Statement

Nov 10, 2015 04:18 PM

Supplement issued following recent study showing no difference in developing brain between children given general and regional anesthesia in one scenario

American Society of Anesthesiologists Recognizes Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., with its Excellence in Research Award

Oct 26, 2015 04:01 PM

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today presented Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., with its 2015 Excellence in Research Award in recognition of his outstanding achievements that are significantly affecting the practice and science of anesthesiology. Dr. Brown is known for his experimental research on understanding how anesthetics act in the brain to create the states of general anesthesia.​

SmartTots Releases Consensus Statement Regarding Anesthesia Safety in Young Children

Oct 13, 2015 02:34 PM

SmartTots today released an updated consensus statement that emphasizes a need for more research into the safety of anesthetics and sedatives administered to infants and young children under the age of 4.

Marijuana Extract Doesn't Reduce Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

Oct 06, 2015 04:15 PM

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.​

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

Sep 23, 2015 07:16 PM

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.

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).

Sep 21, 2015 09:50 PM

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.

No Evidence That Anesthesiologists Are 'Upcoding' to Increase Reimbursements

Sep 14, 2015 09:26 PM

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.

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

Aug 24, 2015 08:14 PM

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.

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

Aug 14, 2015 04:50 PM

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.​

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

Jul 27, 2015 04:22 PM

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.​

Functional Class Helps Predict Mortality Risk after Surgery

Jun 25, 2015 04:04 PM

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.

New Data on Botulinum Toxin as Treatment for Nerve Pain

Jun 05, 2015 03:00 PM

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

Research Shows Elevated Cortisol in Autism

Jun 02, 2015 03:00 PM

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

Labor Analgesia in Low-Income Countries—Experience from Ghana

May 26, 2015 03:00 PM

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.

Researchers Determine Best Anesthesia Option for Infants

May 19, 2015 03:58 PM

Spinal anesthesia reduces risk of complications during hernia surgery

New Ultrasound Training Goals for Anesthesiology-Critical Care Specialists

Apr 24, 2015 04:02 PM

Expert Group Makes Recommendations for Ultrasound Skills in the Critical Care Unit

How Should Anesthesiologists Prepare for the 'Perioperative Surgical Home'?

Apr 14, 2015 10:59 PM

Expert Coalition Makes Recommendations for Paradigm Shift in Anesthesiology Training

IARS Trustee, Dr. Davy Cheng, Receives Gold Medal Award from Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society

Apr 07, 2015 04:12 PM

Award recognizes significant contribution to anesthesia teaching, research and professional practice​

WebTIPS Helps Make Surgery Less Scary for Children—and Their Parents

Mar 23, 2015 05:15 PM

New Website Provides Tailored Information to Lower Anxiety before Surgery, Reports Anesthesia & Analgesia​

Anesthesiologist Has More Effect than Surgeon on Risks of CABG Surgery

Mar 03, 2015 07:03 PM

For patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, the anesthesiologist managing the procedure can have a major impact on the risk of adverse outcomes, according to a study published on January 23rd in Anesthesia & Analgesia.

One Year Later, Preoperative Quit-Smoking Program Still Shows Benefits

Feb 23, 2015 05:03 PM

Patients receiving a brief intervention to help them quit smoking before surgery are still more likely to be nonsmokers at one-year follow-up, reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia

Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) 2015 Grant Program

Feb 10, 2015 09:24 PM

The Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) is announcing guidelines for a grant application to be selected on Friday, October 23rd, 2015 (the SASM Annual Meeting).

Simple Ultrasound Measure Can Diagnose Postoperative Urinary Retention

Feb 05, 2015 05:28 PM

Test Provides Quick, Inexpensive Alternative for Assessing Common Complication, Reports Anesthesia & Analgesia

Emery Brown Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb 05, 2015 04:48 PM

Eight from MIT elected to National Academy of Engineering

IARS Appoints Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd, as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal A&A Case Reports

Feb 04, 2015 05:45 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) announces that Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd, will succeed Lawrence J. Saidman, MD, as Editor-in-Chief of its online journal Anesthesia & Analgesia Case Reports. Dr. Saidman retired in December 2014.

IARS Appoints Jean-François Pittet, MD, as Incoming Editor-in-Chief for Anesthesia & Analgesia

Jan 27, 2015 05:50 AM

IARS Appoints Jean-François Pittet, MD, as Incoming Editor-in-Chief for Anesthesia & Analgesia

New Treatments Haven't Lowered Anesthesia Risks for Children with Pulmonary Hypertension, Reports Anesthesia & Analgesia

Jan 22, 2015 03:35 PM

Younger Age and More Severe PHT Are Risk Factors for Anesthesia-Related Complications

Anesthesiologists Face the Ebola Epidemic—Time to 'Educate, Train and Prepare'

Jan 05, 2015 09:26 PM

Anesthesia Providers Play Critical Role in Managing Ebola Virus Disease

'Kiddie Caudal' Anesthesia Seems Safe—But Still More to Learn

Dec 22, 2014 08:51 PM

More Research Needed on Technique Widely Used in Infants, Says Editorial in Anesthesia & Analgesia

Nerve Block Procedure Is Safe in Children, Reports Anesthesia & Analgesia

Nov 14, 2014 09:44 PM

No Lasting Adverse Effects in More than 18,000 Kids Undergoing Caudal Block for Surgery

IARS Announces its Journal A&A Case Reports Is Now Indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed

Nov 05, 2014 04:01 PM

Journal Was Selected for Indexing in First Year of Publication

IARS Announces New Affiliation with the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists

Oct 28, 2014 05:00 PM

New Global Medicine Editor to Be Appointed to the Anesthesia & Analgesia Editorial Board

IARS Announces Availability of More Than $1.3 Million in Anesthesia Research Awards for 2015

Oct 23, 2014 02:37 PM

In 2015, the Society will award $750,000 in research grants for the Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award, and $600,000 for its Mentored Research Award. The IARS has contributed nearly $15 million in grants in the field of anesthesiology since its founding in 1922.

Study Finds No Increase in Pregnancy-Related Death for African American Women

Oct 22, 2014 02:36 PM

But Distance from Hospital Is a Risk Factor for Maternal Mortality, Reports Anesthesia & Analgesia

US Military Adopts Checklist for Trauma and Emergency Anesthesia

Oct 03, 2014 04:07 PM

Originally Published in Anesthesia & Analgesia, Checklist Becomes Part of Joint Theater Trauma System Guideline

New Measure Provides More Data on Oxygen Levels During Sedation

Sep 23, 2014 03:04 PM

Desaturation 'Area Under the Curve' May Help In Monitoring Patient Safety during Procedures

When It Comes to Raising Vitamin D Levels, Anesthesiologists Advised—"Don't Be Wimpy!"

Aug 21, 2014 03:42 PM

Editorial Calls for Bold Action While Awaiting Definitive Vitamin D Trials

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Increased Risks after Noncardiac Surgery

Aug 15, 2014 02:51 PM

Death and Serious Complications More Likely in Patients with Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Suggests

IARS Announces New Affiliation with Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine

Jul 31, 2014 03:22 PM

New sleep medicine editor appointed to the Anesthesia & Analgesia Editorial Board.

New Anesthesia Technique Helps Show Cause of Obstruction in Sleep Apnea

Jul 29, 2014 03:20 PM

'Ramp Control' Algorithm Simplifies Preoperative Test for Patients with Severe Sleep Apnea

In Lab Studies, Hydroxyethyl Starch Has Direct Harmful Effects on Kidney Cells

Jul 11, 2014 03:50 PM

'Pure Mass of HES Molecules' Explains Toxicity to Renal Tubule Cells

The Obstructive Sleep Apnea Death and Near Miss Registry

Jul 11, 2014 02:48 PM

The Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) has partnered with the Anesthesia Quality Institute to launch a new Registry: The Obstructive Sleep Apnea Death and Near Miss Registry.

IARS Announces $600,000 in Anesthesia Research Awards

Jul 07, 2014 02:21 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) announces the recipients of $600,000 in grants for the 2014 IARS Mentored Research Awards. The awards are part of the IARS grants program, which has issued more than $14 million in anesthesia research grants over the last thirty years.

OpenAnesthesia® Announces Android and iOS Versions of Self-Study App

Jun 24, 2014 04:30 PM

First iPhone®/iPad® and Android App for Anesthesiology Residents Expanded to Include 500 Self-Study Questions​

No Evidence of Long-Term PTSD Risk in Patients with Awareness during Surgery

Jun 20, 2014 03:00 PM

Study Shows No Increase in Post-Traumatic Symptoms Years after 'Intraoperative Awareness with Recall'​

Could Carbon Monoxide Protect Against Anesthesia-Induced Neuroapoptosis?

May 21, 2014 03:00 PM

'Physiologic' CO Levels Might Be Protective in Immature Brains, Suggest Study and Editorial in Anesthesia & Analgesia

IARS Trustee Dr. Emery Brown Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Apr 29, 2014 08:36 PM

The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit institution that was established under a congressional charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. It recognizes achievement in science by election to membership, and -- with the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council -- provides science, technology, and health policy advice to the federal government and other organizations.

Adding Dexmedetomidine Reduces Anesthesia Dose Required for Surgery

Apr 11, 2014 11:06 PM

'Adjuvant' Drug Lowers Anesthetic Dose and Helps Control Pain, Study Suggests

Nano-Anesthesia: A New Approach to Local Anesthesia?

Apr 11, 2014 11:05 PM

Magnet-Directed Nanoparticles with Local Anesthetic Produce Effective Nerve Block in Rats

Inpatients Account for Most Canceled Operating Room Time

Apr 11, 2014 11:04 PM

Earlier Assessment and Statistical Forecasting Could Help Make OR Scheduling More Efficient, Study Suggests​

The Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee to Honor 6 Best Abstract Awards

Apr 09, 2014 03:44 PM

The Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) is pleased to announce that its 4th Annual Meeting will be held from October 9–10, 2014 at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, LA.

Dr. Davy Cheng receives 2014 CSPE Excellence in Medical Leadership Award

Apr 01, 2014 06:23 PM

Dr. Cheng graduated from the University of Toronto's faculty of medicine in 1983 and completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in anesthesia in 1987.

OpenAnesthesia® Releases Expanded v. 2.0 Self-Study App for Anesthesiologists

Jan 24, 2014 02:09 AM

Unique iPhone® and iPad® App for Anesthesiology Residents and Physicians Is Designed to Enhance Knowledge of the Specialty

New Concerns Over Safety of Common Anesthetic

Dec 13, 2013 11:54 PM

Large Study Reports Increased Risk of Death in Patients Receiving Etomidate for Anesthesia

'Designer' Sedative May Provide New Alternative for Colonoscopy

Oct 28, 2013 09:20 PM

Remimazolam Combines Good Sedation with Fast Onset and Recovery

Bumps in the Road to Developing Long-Lasting, Single-Injection Nerve Blocks

Oct 28, 2013 09:19 PM

A Study of Liposomal Bupivacaine Gives Encouraging—But Puzzling—Results

A&A Case Reports Premieres Today

Oct 08, 2013 05:39 PM

Informative Case Reports in Anesthesia-Related Disciplines—Editors Call for Submissions

Smartphones and Tablets Could Provide Universal Access to Medical Monitoring

Sep 23, 2013 05:38 PM

Digital Devices May Contribute to Pulse Oximetry's Role as 'Fifth Vital Sign'

Rising Rates of Severe and Fatal Sepsis during Labor and Delivery

Sep 23, 2013 05:37 PM

Study Shows Need for Improved Detection of Sepsis for All Women in Labor

Propofol Discovery May Aid Development of New Anesthetics

Sep 20, 2013 05:36 PM

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Imperial College London have identified the site where the widely used anesthetic drug propofol binds to receptors in the brain to sedate patients during surgery.

Practical Intervention Helps Patients to Quit Smoking before Surgery

Aug 22, 2013 05:35 PM

Four Simple Steps Increase the Chances of Preoperative Smoking Cessation

Two Alternative Treatments May Help Relieve Postoperative Nausea

Aug 22, 2013 05:32 PM

Aromatherapy and IV Dextrose Show Encouraging Results, Studies Report

SmartTots Awards $400,000 to Pediatric Anesthesia Research

Aug 07, 2013 05:31 PM

Investigators to Assess the Association between Anesthesia Exposure and Cognitive Deficits

High Rate of Early Delirium after Surgery in Older Adults

Jul 24, 2013 05:30 PM

Forty-five Percent Have Delirium in Recovery Room—Adverse Effects on Hospital Outcomes

Patient Warming Systems May Affect Ventilation in OR, Study Suggests

Jul 24, 2013 05:09 PM

Concerns about Possible Impact on Infection Risk—But More Evidence Needed Before Changing Practice

OpenAnesthesia® Launches Self-Study App for Anesthesiologists

Jun 28, 2013 05:27 PM

First iPhone® and iPad® App for Anesthesiology Residents and Physicians Designed to Enhance Knowledge of the Specialty

Dr. Alastair Wood and Holger Liepmann to Champion SmartTots

Jun 19, 2013 05:28 PM

Dr. Michael Roizen, Chair of the SmartTots Executive Board, announced the addition of two executive board members, Alastair J.J. Wood, M.B. Ch.B. FRCP FACP, and Holger Liepmann.

Pro/Con Editorials Look at Evidence on Acupuncture for Symptom Relief

May 28, 2013 05:26 PM

Is Acupuncture a Research-Proven Treatment—Or Just a 'Theatrical Placebo?'

New Approach May Allow Faster Spinal Anesthesia for Cancer Patients at End of Life

May 28, 2013 05:25 PM

For Patients with Uncontrolled Pain, Simple Equations Could Mean Fewer Days in the Hospital

New Clinical Studies Presented at the 2013 IARS Annual Meeting Show Benefits of Masimo Noninvasive Patient Monitoring Technologies

May 13, 2013 05:22 PM

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that three new clinical studies evaluating Masimo noninvasive patient monitoring technologies were presented before the world's leading anesthesia educators and investigators at the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting in San Diego.

'Culture of Health' Project Lowers Employee Health Costs

May 02, 2013 05:21 PM

Program Successfully 'Bends Cost Curve' at PPG Industries, Study Reports

Using Nitrous Oxide for Anesthesia Doesn't Increase—and May Decrease—Complications and Death after Surgery

Apr 22, 2013 05:20 PM

Two Studies Add New Data to Debate Over Safety of N2O as Surgical Anesthetic

Anesthetic Linked to Brain Cell Death in Newborn Mice

Apr 08, 2013 05:19 PM

Experiment Yields Insights into Effects of Anesthesia on Developing Brain

Where Do Messages to Anesthesiologists Come From? Communication Systems Can Help Coordinate Anesthesia Care

Apr 08, 2013 05:15 PM

Tele-Anesthesiology' May Allow More Efficient Use of Anesthesia Expertise

For Pain Control during Early Labor, Combined Spinal-Epidural Analgesia Is Best

Feb 27, 2013 05:00 PM

Combined Technique Has Advantages—But Both CSE and Epidural Analgesia Are 'Excellent' Options

Choice of Anesthetic Affects Risk of Chronic Pain after Mastectomy

Feb 27, 2013 05:00 PM

With Propofol Anesthesia, Chronic Pain after Breast Cancer Surgery Is 50 Percent Less Likely

Study Shows High Risk and Impact of Stroke after Vascular Surgery

Feb 04, 2013 05:10 PM

Patients undergoing major vascular surgery procedures are at increased risk of stroke, leading to a high mortality rate and prolonged hospitalization, according to a study in the February issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Exercise May Slow Development of Diabetic Nerve Pain

Feb 04, 2013 05:00 PM

Regular exercise reduces the development of painful diabetic neuropathy in animals—apparently related to increased expression of a protective substance called "heat shock protein" 72 (Hsp72), reports an experimental study in the February issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Gene Variants Affect Pain Susceptibility in Children

Dec 24, 2012 04:00 PM

At least two common gene variants are linked to "clinically meaningful" differences in pain scores in children after major surgery, reports a study in the January issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

SmartTots Executive Board Introduces Two New Members

Dec 13, 2012 02:00 PM

SmartTots, a research initiative sponsored by the IARS, a non-political medical society that supports anesthesia research and education, announces the addition of two new executive board members, Ned Russell of Saatchi & Saatchi Health|Wellness and Dr. Mark C. Rogers.

'Very Low' Complication Rates with Regional Anesthesia in Children

Dec 05, 2012 03:00 PM

A review of more than 15,000 nerve block procedures performed in children at U.S. hospitals finds little or no risk of permanent complications or death, reports a study in the December issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Noninvasive Technique Can Help in Monitoring Hemoglobin during Surgery in Children

Dec 05, 2012 03:00 PM

For children undergoing brain surgery, a new technology allows noninvasive, continuous monitoring of blood hemoglobin levels, according to a study in the December issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

IARS to Publish Anesthesia & Analgesia Case Reports in 2013

Nov 15, 2012 08:30 PM

A new journal dedicated to sharing and discussion of informative clinical experiences is coming soon, with the launch of Anesthesia & Analgesia Case Reports, the newest publication of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Cartoons Reduce Anxiety in Children Undergoing Anesthesia

Nov 05, 2012 05:00 PM

Letting children watch a favorite cartoon is an effective and safe way to reduce anxiety before anesthesia and surgery, concludes a study in the November issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Simulations Raise Concerns about Managing Cardiac Arrest in Pregnant Patients

Nov 05, 2012 05:00 PM

Anesthesiology residents may not be prepared to manage rare but life-threatening emergencies involving cardiac arrest during labor and delivery, suggests a stimulation study in the November issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Take a Break From the Birds and Seize the Scalpel in Support of SmartTots!

Nov 01, 2012 05:00 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) has partnered with Applied Studios, LLC to raise awareness of and raise dollars for the SmartTots initiative which funds anesthesia research to ensure pediatric safety. Applied Studios has a mobile application called Stitches, an exhilarating game that incorporates a new take on an old classic that pits you against the clock in a game of nostalgia and skill. Users scrub in and take part in some of the most comical surgery ever performed.

Orexin-A Promotes Emergence from Anesthesia in Rats

Sep 25, 2012 04:36 PM

A neuropeptide hormone called orexin-A—which plays an important role in regulating the normal sleep-wake cycle—also affects emergence (waking up) after anesthesia, reports an experimental study in the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

High Oxygen Levels after Surgery Linked to Increased Long-Term Risk of Death

Sep 25, 2012 04:35 PM

Patients given high concentrations of inhaled oxygen during and after cancer surgery may be at higher long-term risk of death, according to a report in the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Resveratrol May Preserve Pain-Relieving Effects of Morphine

Sep 25, 2012 04:34 PM

Resveratrol—the same natural polyphenol found in red wine—preserves the potent pain-relieving effect of morphine in rats that have developed morphine tolerance, suggests a study in the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Initial Guidelines on Anesthesia for Hand or Face Transplants

Aug 30, 2012 04:32 PM

Hand and facial transplants are still rare, but experience so far has produced some suggested guidelines for anesthetic management in patients undergoing these complex "composite" transplant procedures, according to a pair of articles in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Factors Other than Pain Affect Long-Term Use of Strong Pain Medications after Surgery

Aug 30, 2012 04:30 PM

Non-pain-related factors—including previous use of pain medications, high perceived risk of addiction, and symptoms of depression—increase the risk of continuing to use strong pain-relieving drugs several months after surgery, reports a study in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

New Anesthesia Drugs Developed to Be "Fast, Clean, and Soft"

Jul 31, 2012 04:28 PM

Researchers are using sophisticated and powerful new tools to develop and evaluate new anesthetic agents with important advantages over current drugs, according to a set of papers in the August issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).​

International Anesthesia Research Society Awards $750,000 Research Grant to Study Safety of Pediatric Anesthesia

Jun 28, 2012 04:26 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) formally announced Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD of Oregon Health & Science University as the recipient of its 2012 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award today – the largest single grant offered by the Society in its 90 year history. IARS is awarding Dr. Brambrink $750,000 to investigate long-term consequences of anesthesia exposure in infant non-human primates (NHPs), an experimental model with high translational relevance to the human condition​

Debt May Limit Career Options for Anesthesiology Trainees

Jun 26, 2012 04:22 PM

Many anesthesia residents are carrying high educational debt—$150,000 or higher—that may constrain their employment decisions after graduation, according to a survey study in the July issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

SmartTots Awards $200,000 to Pediatric Anesthesia Research

Jun 25, 2012 04:21 PM

SmartTots announced Robert Block, PhD and Caleb Ing, MD as the recipients of its inaugural round of research grants today. The research grants are intended to support investigations into the existence of a clinical signal suggesting poor neurocognitive outcomes as the result of early exposure to anesthesia. Drs. Block and Ing will be conducting separate studies both centered around determining the effects of anesthetics on early brain development. Both recipients will receive $100,000 to fund th​

The Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia Donates $20,000 to SmartTots

Jun 25, 2012 04:20 PM

The Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia (JSCA) has demonstrated its commitment and support of the SmartTots Initiative with a donation of $20,000 for pediatric anesthesia research.

Open Anesthesia Site Shows Fast Progress, New Plans for the Future

Jun 12, 2012 04:19 PM

Since its launch in 2009, the open-access website OpenAnesthesia.org has developed into a popular and powerful tool for spreading up-to-date knowledge in anesthesiology, according to a special editorial in the July issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Magnets May Help Prevent Rare Complication of Spinal Anesthesia

Jun 01, 2012 04:15 PM

An simple technique using local anesthetic mixed with magnetized "ferrofluids" may provide a new approach to preventing a rare but serious complication of spinal anesthesia, reports the June issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

How Does Exercise Affect Nerve Pain?

Jun 01, 2012 04:14 PM

Exercise helps to alleviate pain related to nerve damage (neuropathic pain) by reducing levels of certain inflammation-promoting factors, suggests an experimental study in the June issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Special Issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia Looks at Sustainable Anesthesia

Apr 24, 2012 04:13 PM

Anesthesia providers can and should begin taking steps toward practicing "sustainable anesthesia," according to the May special issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Drug Could Be Useful Treatment for Anesthesia-Related Memory Loss

Mar 21, 2012 04:12 PM

A drug targeting one specific receptor may provide the first effective approach to treatment for the common problem of memory loss after surgery and anesthesia, according to an experimental study in the April issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Helps Control Pain after Combat Injuries

Mar 21, 2012 04:11 PM

An peripheral nerve stimulation technique may be a valuable new approach for relief of severe neuropathic (nerve-related) pain in injured soldiers, reports an article in the March issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Surgical Catastrophes Affect Anesthesiologists Too

Feb 29, 2012 05:09 PM

More than 80 percent of anesthesiologists have been involved in a catastrophic event involving death or injury to a patient during surgery, suggests a survey study in the March issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Changes in Spinal Catheter Designs Needed to Prevent Wrong-Route Injections

Feb 29, 2012 05:08 PM

Worldwide changes in catheter system design are urgently needed to prevent serious complications caused by accidental injection of drugs into the wrong location, according to a special editoral in the March issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Type of Anesthesia May Affect Recurrence Risk after Liver Cancer Procedure

Jan 31, 2012 05:05 PM

Type of Anesthesia May Affect Recurrence Risk after Liver Cancer Procedure

Local Anesthetic Stops Pain at the Source After Hip Replacement Surgery

Jan 31, 2012 05:03 PM

In patients undergoing hip replacement surgery, using a special wound catheter to infuse local anesthetic directly into the hip joint provides significant and lasting improvements in postoperative pain control, reports a study in the February issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Openanesthesia Website Reaches 2 Million Page Views and 18,000 Unique Visitors Per Month

Jan 18, 2012 05:02 PM

For patients undergoing a minimally invasive treatment for liver cancer, the risk of recurrent cancer appears lower with general anesthesia compared to regional (epidural) anesthesia, reports a study in the February issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Wolters Kluwer Health and the International Anesthesia Research Society Renew Partnership to Publish Anesthesia & Analgesia

Wolters Kluwer Health and the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement to renew their partnership to publish Anesthesia & Analgesia (A&A), the official journal of the IARS. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is the publisher of A&A, which is distributed monthly and is available online and on mobile and iPad devices to members of the IARS and individual subscribers. Institutions have access to A&A ​

International Anesthesia Research Society Celebrates 90 Years of Support of Medical Research

Jan 04, 2012 04:58 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), the oldest professional society for anesthesiologists, originally founded as the National Anesthesia Research Society, celebrates 90 years of support of medical research in 2012.

Botox Shows Lasting Effects on Distant Muscles

Dec 22, 2011 04:57 PM

Botulinum neurotoxin type A—better known as Botox—has previously unsuspected 'systemic' effects on muscles other than the ones it's injected into, reports a study in the January issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

New Guidelines for Managing Rare Anesthesia Complication at Ambulatory Surgical Centers

Dec 22, 2011 04:54 PM

As the number of surgical procedures performed outside hospitals continues to increase, ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) need to develop policies for managing malignant hyperthermia—a rare but serious reaction to anesthetics, according to an expert panel report in the January issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Time of Operation Doesn't Affect Mortality after Surgery

Nov 23, 2011 04:53 PM

The timing of surgical procedures—afternoon versus morning or Friday versus Monday—doesn't affect the risk of death after surgery, concludes a study in the December issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Shortages of Surgical Drugs May Pose Threats to Patient Safety

Nov 23, 2011 04:44 PM

The United States is facing ongoing shortages of several critical anesthesia medications—shortages with potentially serious effects on patient care and safety, according to a special article in the December issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Anesthesia & Analgesia Launches iPad App

Nov 23, 2011 04:41 PM

The editors of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), are pleased to announce the launch of their new Anesthesia & Analgesia for the iPad® app. The new electronic edition brings the entire contents of each issue to the iPad®, with the addition of unique new enhancements and interactive features.

SmartTots Initiative Plans Research to Answer Questions on Anesthetic Safety in Children

Nov 01, 2011 03:31 PM

A special section of the November issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), presents new research, updates, and commentaries about possible toxic effects of anesthetics and sedatives in infants and young children. The IARS is a key partner in the SmartTots initiative, dedicated to finding scientific answers to these urgent public health concerns.

'Melting Curve Analysis' Provides New Tool for Assessing Malignant Hyperthermia Risk

Nov 01, 2011 03:29 PM

A new DNA test may make it much simpler to identify patients at risk of malignant hyperthermia (MH)—a rare but life-threatening complication of exposure to common anesthetics reports the November issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).​

Duration of Anesthesia Doesn't Affect Risk of Developing Cancer

Sep 23, 2011 03:27 PM

Helping to allay fears raised by previous studies, a new report finds no link between the duration or depth of general anesthesia and the subsequent risk of developing cancer, according to the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).​

Marijuana Extract Might Help Prevent Chemotherapy-Related Nerve Pain

Sep 23, 2011 03:23 PM

Cannabidiol—a compound derived from marijuana—may be a promising new treatment to prevent the development of painful neuropathy in patients receiving the chemotherapy drug paclitaxel, according to animal experiments reported in the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Ultrasound Doesn't Increase Pain Relief in Nerve Block Procedures

Sep 16, 2011 08:01 PM

Using ultrasound to guide the performance of nerve blocks—in which anesthetics are directly targeted to a specific nerve or group of nerves—has contributed to the increased use of regional anesthesia. However, available research doesn't show that ultrasound-guided nerve block procedures lead to increased pain relief, according to a report in the October issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Safety of Commonly Used Anesthetics Strongly Age Dependent

Sep 09, 2011 08:03 PM

General anesthesia administered to the developing animal brain depresses much needed neuronal activity and communication resulting in long-lasting cognitive impairment, according to an article published in the August issue of Current Opinion in Anesthesiology.

International Anesthesia Research Society Announces $750,000 Research Grant

Aug 23, 2011 08:20 PM

The International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) launched a $750,000 research grant today – the largest single grant offered by the Society in its 90 year history. The Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award, created in 1995, has traditionally been a $500,000 grant. Today’s announcement marks an increase of a quarter of a million dollars.

Cholesterol-Lowering Drug May Help to Prevent Surgery-Related Spinal Cord Damage

Aug 23, 2011 08:07 PM

The cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin appears to reduce spinal cord injury caused by oxygen deprivation in experimental animals, according to a study in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Nasal Administration May Enhance Response to Pain Medications

Aug 23, 2011 08:05 PM

A simple new approach to nasal drug administration may allow morphine and other strong pain medications to be targeted directly to the central nervous system (CNS), reports an experimental study in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Isoflurane May Protect Brain after Intracranial Hemorrhage

Jul 25, 2011 08:23 PM

The anesthetic agent isoflurane may be a useful treatment for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)—a type of stroke caused by bleeding inside the brain, reports a study in the August issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Avandia May Help Prevent Neuropathic Pain

Jul 25, 2011 08:22 PM

The diabetes drug rosiglitazone (Avandia) can control inflammation leading to nerve damage and abnormal pain responses, suggests a paper in the August issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).

Anesthesia & Analgesia Most Influential Journal in its Specialty

Jul 13, 2011 08:25 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia, the official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), reports continued increase in its Impact Factor, the rating of academic and scientific journals tracked and published annually by Thomson Reuters.

Anesthesia & Analgesia Focuses on Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD)

Apr 27, 2011 06:48 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia Focuses on Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD)

Ginkgo Biloba Reduces Pain and Inflammation in Rats

Apr 27, 2011 06:45 PM

Ginkgo Biloba Reduces Pain and Inflammation in Rats

New Hemoglobin Monitor May Help Guide Transfusion Decisions

Mar 28, 2011 06:49 PM

New Hemoglobin Monitor May Help Guide Transfusion Decisions

– New Series in Anesthesia & Analgesia Looks at Challenges of High-Risk Surgery

Mar 28, 2011 06:49 PM

– New Series in Anesthesia & Analgesia Looks at Challenges of High-Risk Surgery

Anesthesia & Analgesia Announces Retractions of Additional Manuscripts by Dr. Joachim Boldt

Feb 28, 2011 07:50 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia Announces Retractions of Additional Manuscripts by Dr. Joachim Boldt

Retraction of Falsified Studies Prompts Recommitment to 'Unimpeachable Integrity' at Anesthesia & Analgesia

Feb 24, 2011 07:50 PM

Retraction of Falsified Studies Prompts Recommitment to 'Unimpeachable Integrity' at Anesthesia & Analgesia​

New Computer-Controlled Anesthesia System Passes Initial Test

Feb 24, 2011 07:50 PM

New Computer-Controlled Anesthesia System Passes Initial Test

Anesthesia & Analgesia Announces Use of Crosscheck on All Article Submissions

Anesthesia & Analgesia Announces Use of Crosscheck on All Article Submissions

Eleven Editors-in-Chief Issue Joint Statement on Ethical Conduct of Research

Feb 04, 2011 07:51 PM

Eleven Editors-in-Chief Issue Joint Statement on Ethical Conduct of Research

Drug May Help in Managing Morphine Tolerance

Drug May Help in Managing Morphine Tolerance

Nitrous Oxide Anesthesia May Increase Heart Attack Risk

Jan 28, 2011 07:51 PM

Nitrous Oxide Anesthesia May Increase Heart Attack Risk

Spinal 'Botox' Injection May Have Useful Pain-Reducing Effect

Dec 21, 2010 07:28 PM

Spinal 'Botox' Injection May Have Useful Pain-Reducing Effect

Hand Contamination from Anesthesiologists Linked to Bacterial Transmission During Surgery

Hand Contamination from Anesthesiologists Linked to Bacterial Transmission During Surgery

Studies Lend New Insights into Biology of Wound Pain and Healing

Dec 06, 2010 07:29 PM

Studies Lend New Insights into Biology of Wound Pain and Healing

Anesthesia Teams Present Experiences of Responding to Haitian Earthquake

Anesthesia Teams Present Experiences of Responding to Haitian Earthquake

Expert on Airway Management Honored by the IARS

Expert on Airway Management Honored by the IARS

Creator of OpenAnesthesia Website Honored by the IARS

Creator of OpenAnesthesia Website Honored by the IARS

A&A Retracts Paper on the Recommendation of the Rheinland State Medical Board

A&A Retracts Paper on the Recommendation of the Rheinland State Medical Board

New Monitoring Technique Detects Harmful Hemoglobin

Nov 03, 2010 06:32 PM

New Monitoring Technique Detects Harmful Hemoglobin

Electrical Stimulation Shows Pain-Relieving Effect

Electrical Stimulation Shows Pain-Relieving Effect

New Drug Blocks Morphine's Effects on Breathing—But Not on Pain

Oct 05, 2010 06:32 PM

New Drug Blocks Morphine's Effects on Breathing—But Not on Pain

Subcutaneous Oxygen Levels May Predict Surgical Infection Risk

Sep 28, 2010 06:33 PM

Subcutaneous Oxygen Levels May Predict Surgical Infection Risk

Anesthesia & Analgesia Announces Its Support for the Declaration of Montréal

Sep 10, 2010 06:34 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia Announces Its Support for the Declaration of Montréal

Rapid Response Team Lowers Hospital Cardiac Arrest Rate

Aug 26, 2010 06:35 PM

Rapid Response Team Lowers Hospital Cardiac Arrest Rate

Surgical Robot Could Be Used for Long-Distance Regional Anesthesia

Aug 26, 2010 06:34 PM

Surgical Robot Could Be Used for Long-Distance Regional Anesthesia

Menstrual Cycle Affects Hemodynamic Response to Tracheal Intubation

Aug 02, 2010 06:36 PM

Menstrual Cycle Affects Hemodynamic Response to Tracheal Intubation

Etoricoxib Is Effective for Postoperative Pain

Aug 02, 2010 06:35 PM

Etoricoxib Is Effective for Postoperative Pain

Anesthesia & Analgesia Sees Jump in Impact Factor

Jul 28, 2010 06:37 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia Sees Jump in Impact Factor

Marijuana Derivative Could Be Useful for Pain Treatment

Jul 01, 2010 06:36 PM

Marijuana Derivative Could Be Useful for Pain Treatment

Study Shows Global Warming Impact of Anesthetics

Jul 01, 2010 06:36 PM

Study Shows Global Warming Impact of Anesthetics

Nurse's Electrical Shock Shows Need for Change in OR Safety Policies

May 26, 2010 06:38 PM

Nurse's Electrical Shock Shows Need for Change in OR Safety Policies

Pain Medication Lowers Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk

May 26, 2010 06:38 PM

Pain Medication Lowers Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk

EEG Changes in Donation after Cardiac Death

Apr 30, 2010 06:39 PM

EEG Changes in Donation after Cardiac Death

Study Supports Acupuncture Effects in Pain Control

Study Supports Acupuncture Effects in Pain Control

Anesthesiologists Test Headsets for Monitoring Data During Surgery

Apr 05, 2010 06:39 PM

Anesthesiologists Test Headsets for Monitoring Data During Surgery

Having Parents in the Recovery Room Doesn't Calm Kids after Surgery

Mar 29, 2010 06:40 PM

Having Parents in the Recovery Room Doesn't Calm Kids after Surgery

Dr. Mike Roizen Gives Keynote Speech at Annual Meeting for the International Anesthesia Research Society, IARS Announces $320,000 in Clinical Scholar Research Awards

Mar 23, 2010 06:40 PM

Dr. Mike Roizen Gives Keynote Speech at Annual Meeting for the International Anesthesia Research Society, IARS Announces $320,000 in Clinical Scholar Research Awards

Anesthesia & Analgesia Debuts New Full-Color Design and New Website

Mar 18, 2010 06:41 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia Debuts New Full-Color Design and New Website

Dr. Mike Roizen to Give Keynote Speech at Annual Meeting for the International Anesthesia Research Society

Mar 18, 2010 06:40 PM

Dr. Mike Roizen to Give Keynote Speech at Annual Meeting for the International Anesthesia Research Society​

International Anesthesia Research Society Award Winner Leads Humanitarian Project in Ghana

Mar 17, 2010 06:41 PM

International Anesthesia Research Society Award Winner Leads Humanitarian Project in Ghana

Internationally Renowned Health Expert Dr. Michael Roizen to Lead Anesthesia Safety Initiative

Internationally Renowned Health Expert Dr. Michael Roizen to Lead Anesthesia Safety Initiative

Intraoperative Awareness Linked to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Mar 03, 2010 07:42 PM

Intraoperative Awareness Linked to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Chinese Doctors Tell of Response to Wenchuan Earthquake

Mar 02, 2010 07:42 PM

Chinese Doctors Tell of Response to Wenchuan Earthquake

International Anesthesia Research Society Funds $1 Million in Research Awards in 2009

Feb 16, 2010 07:43 PM

International Anesthesia Research Society Funds $1 Million in Research Awards in 2009

OpenAnesthesia Website Registers 1,000 Members in First 6 Months

Feb 04, 2010 07:43 PM

OpenAnesthesia Website Registers 1,000 Members in First 6 Months

FOCUS Project Sees the Way to Mistake-Free Cardiac Surgery

Jan 20, 2010 07:44 PM

FOCUS Project Sees the Way to Mistake-Free Cardiac Surgery

Mirror Therapy Prevents Phantom Limb Pains in Injured Soldiers

Jan 20, 2010 07:44 PM

Mirror Therapy Prevents Phantom Limb Pains in Injured Soldiers

Anesthesia & Analgesia Announces Renewal of Steven L. Shafer, M.D. as Editor-in-Chief

Jan 13, 2010 07:44 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia Announces Renewal of Steven L. Shafer, M.D. as Editor-in-Chief

Single-Celled Organism Helps in Understanding How Anesthesia Works

Dec 22, 2009 07:07 PM

Single-Celled Organism Helps in Understanding How Anesthesia Works

Ether Discovery Was Almost Made Earlier

Dec 22, 2009 07:06 PM

Ether Discovery

During Prostate Surgery, A Little 'Sugar' Helps Avoid Low 'Salt' Levels

Dec 09, 2009 07:11 PM

During Prostate Surgery, A Little 'Sugar' Helps Avoid Low 'Salt' Levels

Intravenous Lidocaine Aids Pain Control after Ambulatory Surgery

Dec 09, 2009 07:10 PM

Intravenous Lidocaine Aids Pain Control after Ambulatory Surgery

Study Lends New Insights into Postoperative Blindness

Nov 02, 2009 07:12 PM

Study Lends New Insights into Postoperative Blindness

Study Supports Sellick's Maneuver to Prevent Aspiration

Study Supports Sellick's Maneuver to Prevent Aspiration

Exertional Heat Illness Linked to Rare Anesthesia Complication

Sep 23, 2009 06:16 PM

Exertional Heat Illness Linked to Rare Anesthesia Complication

Cognitive Problems After Surgery May be Unrelated to Heart-Lung Bypass

Cognitive Problems After Surgery May be Unrelated to Heart-Lung Bypass

Electroacupuncture Shows Effects of Pain Perception

Electroacupuncture Shows Effects of Pain Perception

In ICU Need for Documentation Must Be Balanced with Caring for Patients

Aug 19, 2009 06:16 PM

In ICU Need for Documentation Must Be Balanced with Caring for Patients

First Murder by Propofol Reported by Leading Anesthesia Journal

Jul 31, 2009 06:17 PM

First Murder by Propofol Reported by Leading Anesthesia Journal

OpenAnesthesia Website Hits 10,000 Visitors in First Month After Launch

OpenAnesthesia Website Hits 10,000 Visitors in First Month After Launch

Neostigmine Reduces Dose of Epidural Anesthestic Needed During Labor

Jul 24, 2009 06:18 PM

Neostigmine Reduces Dose of Epidural Anesthestic Needed During Labor

New System May Allow Xenon Use to Protect Brain in Critically Ill Newborns

Jul 24, 2009 06:18 PM

New System May Allow Xenon Use to Protect Brain in Critically Ill Newborns

IARS Announces Availability of $320,000 in Research Grants

IARS Announces Availability of $320,000 in Research Grants

IARS Announces Launch of OpenAnesthesia Wiki

Jul 07, 2009 06:19 PM

IARS Announces Launch of OpenAnesthesia Wiki

Licorice Gargle Reduces Sore Throat After Surgery “New York Times”

Jun 19, 2009 06:20 PM

Licorice Gargle Reduces Sore Throat After Surgery “New York Times”

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain Problems May Allow Soldiers to Be Deployed

Jun 19, 2009 06:19 PM

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain Problems May Allow Soldiers to Be Deployed

Ginkgo Reduces Neuropathic Pain in Animal Studies

Jun 03, 2009 06:21 PM

Ginkgo Reduces Neuropathic Pain in Animal Studies

New Anesthesia Technique Lets Patients Cooperate during Carotid Surgery

Jun 03, 2009 06:20 PM

New Anesthesia Technique Lets Patients Cooperate during Carotid Surgery

Anesthesia Society Announces $30,000 in Teaching Recognition Awards

May 04, 2009 06:26 PM

Anesthesia Society Announces $30,000 in Teaching Recognition Awards

Anesthesia & Analgesia Named to 'Top 100' Biomedical Journals

Mar 27, 2009 06:26 PM

Anesthesia & Analgesia Named to 'Top 100' Biomedical Journals

Electronic Medical Data Improves Operating Room Scheduling

Mar 06, 2009 07:26 PM

Electronic Medical Data Improves Operating Room Scheduling

New Data on Rates and Risk Factors of Patient Awareness during Anesthesia

Feb 11, 2009 07:27 PM

New Data on Rates and Risk Factors of Patient Awareness during Anesthesia

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