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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.

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