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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.

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