Anesthesia Topic Videos
Visit the ASA Lifelinepatients YouTube Channel
The channel contains videos on key anesthesia topics. (Some videos are provided in both english and spanish language versions).
Learn more about anesthesia awareness. Run time 4 minutes 47 seconds.
Anesthesia Care Team
Learn more about how the members of an anesthesiology care team work together as well as each member's role. The anesthesiologist leads these teams. Run time 2 minutes 44 seconds.
Anesthesia Experience - English / Spanish
Learn more about the role of an anesthesiologist and the complete anesthesia experience. English language run time 7 minutes 6 seconds. Spanish language run time 7 minutes 13 seconds.
Anesthesia and You Part One of Two
This video helps patients learn about the anesthesia experience with step by step guidance through the experience. Run time 6 minutes 11 seconds.
Anesthesia and You Part Two of Two
This video helps patients learn about the anesthesia experience with step-by-step guidance through the experience. Run time 7 minutes 38 seconds.
Anesthesia Considerations for Geriatric Patients
The anesthesia experience can have a unique impact on geriatric patients. This video outlines the experience for geriatric patients. Run time 3 minutes 51 seconds.
ASA Members Support Earthquake Victims in Haiti
ASA member anesthesiologists are volunteering their time and talents to support the Haiti Earthquake victims. Here's a look at the relief efforts from a University of Miami team. Run time 4 minutes 8 seconds.
Bariatric Surgery and Anesthesia
Learn more about key considerations for anesthesia during the bariatric surgery. Run time 2 minutes 46 seconds.
Herbal Medicine and Anesthesia
Learn more about how herbal medicines can impact your anesthesia experience. Run time 2 minutes 43 seconds.
Intensive Care - English/ Spanish
Anesthesiologists are experts in critical care medicine as well. Learn more about their role in an intensive care unit. English language run time 3 minutes 55 seconds, Spanish language run time 4 minutes 39 seconds.
Labor and Delivery and Pain Medicine
Learn more about pain medicine available to women during labor and delivery. Run time 3 minutes 15 seconds.
Learn more about the birthing experience and pain management options in this longer video available in four languages:
English - run time 20 minutes 20 seconds
Spanish - run time 27 minutes 15 seconds
Creole - run time 30 minutes 16 seconds
Chinese - run time 12 minutes 24 seconds
Anesthesiologists are pain medicine experts. This video highlights the work anesthesiologists do to care for patients' pain. Run time 3 minutes 6 seconds.
This video provides the public with tips and tools to prepare a child for anesthesia and surgery. Run time 2 minutes 34 seconds.
Safe Pain Medication Use and Disposal
Sleep Apnea and Anesthesia
Learn why it is important to disclose this condition to your anesthesiologist and what he/she can do to manage your airway during surgery. Run time 2 minutes 57 seconds.
Stop Smoking Before Surgery
Learn why stopping smoking before surgery can have an impact on your outcome. Run time 2 minutes 31 seconds.
Anesthesiologists have a critical job in trauma cases. The anesthesiologist is the physician most responsible for keeping a patient alive while others provide treatment of the patient's physical injuries. Run time 2 minutes 19 seconds.