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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.

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