Category Archives: ASA

3 Things to Discuss With Your Anesthesiologists Before Going Under

Anesthesia has never been safer, but that doesn’t mean risks aren’t still involved  In the U.S., over 100 million operations and procedures are performed every year using anesthesia. While it’s true that it has advanced and become safer than ever … Continue reading

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Anesthesia Alert: Regional vs. General for Post-Op M&M

Study confirms regional anesthesia as a better option According to a new study, patients going in for elective surgery might be better off if they receive regional anesthesia over general anesthesia. These findings were made by researchers at Vanderbilt University … Continue reading

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Postsurgical Pain Drops in Last Decade

Number of patients reporting moderate to severe pain falls 24 percent Good news for pain management: according to a new study, the number of patients that report moderate to severe pain two weeks after surgery has dropped in the last … Continue reading

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ASA Organizations Receive 2014 Power of A Awards

Global Humanitarian Outreach Program and Anesthesia Quality Institute Among Winners  Two organizations affiliated with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) received the Power of A Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) for 2014. The first, the Global … Continue reading

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Havel’s Echogenic Needles Breaking Records at ASA 2011

Last month the American Society of Anesthesiologists held its annual meeting in Chicago, IL. Havel’s® Inc. attended the show and gave away a record number of free samples of our echogenic needles to interested attendees. Havel’s started a day early … Continue reading

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Hitting the Road with Havel’s Echogenic Needles

Havel’s Inc. has been busy at several different ultrasound workshops showing off our echogenic needles, and regardless of the city, our needles are always popular. Havel’s recent string of workshops started with the ASRA Pain Workshop at Northwestern University Hospital … Continue reading

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