Tag 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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