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Results: 230 Article(s) Found.

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).

Results: 230 Article(s) Found.