ASA Refresher Courses In Anesthesiology Turns 40

Chicago — (August 28, 2012) 

One of ASA’s most popular and profitable publications has turned 40 this year. Since 1973, the ASA Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology publication has specialized in offering the latest innovations in the specialty and describing the newest interventions and therapies available.

Volume 40, which is available now, features 21 complete and edited peer-reviewed lectures on current issues selected from Refresher Courses presented at the ASA Annual Meeting and regional courses. Readers can earn up to 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits through Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology.

Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology Editor Meg A. Rosenblatt, M.D. said that the cutting-edge nature of the product is exceeded only by its scope.

The ASA Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology is a clinically vibrant and practical publication that is unique in its breadth of topics and the depth at which each topic is covered,” said Dr. Rosenblatt. “When a volume is compiled, the editors look for a broad-ranging spectrum of topics, so every reader should find something interesting and informative.”

Topics in the 40th anniversary edition include “The Child With the Difficult Airway,” “Evidence-Based Multimodal Analgesia for Perioperative Pain Management,” “Anesthesia for Satellite Locations,” and “Hemorrhage on the Labor and Delivery Suite,” among many others.

Newly designed and featuring an updated ASA logo, the Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology now also offers users expanded supplementary online content summarizing key clinical points, highlighted with tables, diagrams and illustrations.

For more information on the ASA Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology 40th anniversary edition or to place an order, visit asa-refresher.com.

“As we enter our 41st year, we are committed to continue to present the highest quality product,” said Dr. Rosenblatt. “For those of you who have been loyal supporters, we appreciate your allegiance, and for you new readers, we hope you enjoy the ASA Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology and will consider it a go-to resource for your continuing medical education.”

THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS

Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is an educational, research and scientific society with more than 52,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology. ASA is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists evaluate and supervise the medical care of patients before, during and after surgery to provide the highest quality and safest care every patient deserves.

For more information on the field of anesthesiology, visit the American Society of Anesthesiologists online at asahq.org. To learn more about the role physician anesthesiologists play in ensuring patient safety, visit asahq.org/WhenSecondsCount. Join the ANESTHESIOLOGYTM 2014 social conversation today. Like ASA on Facebook, follow ASALifeline on Twitter and use the hashtag #ANES2014.

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