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This is a list of relevant ASA Standards, Guidelines & Practice Parameters in the regulatory realm. A full list of ASA Standards, Guidelines & Practice Parameters is available here.
Advisory On Granting Privileges For Deep Sedation To Non-Anesthesiologist Sedation Practitioners
Basic Standards For Preanesthesia Care
Continuum Of Depth Of Sedation: Definition Of General Anesthesia And Levels Of Sedation/Analgesia
Definition Of "Immediately Available" When Medically Directing
Distinguishing Monitored Anesthesia Care ("MAC") From Moderate Sedation/Analgesia (Conscious Sedation)
Summary of Guidance for Directors of Anesthesia Service for Computer-Assisted Personalized Sedation (CAPS) Devices
Guidelines For Ambulatory Anesthesia And Surgery
Guidelines For Delineation Of Clinical Privileges In Anesthesiology
Guidelines For Office-Based Anesthesia
Guidelines For Patient Care In Anesthesiology
Guidelines For The Practice Of Critical Care By Anesthesiologists
Guiding Principles For Management Of Performance Measures By The American Society Of Anesthesiologists
Practice Guidelines for Obstetric Anesthesia
Practice Guidelines for Postanesthetic Care
Practice Advisory for Preanesthesia Evaluation
Practice Guidelines for Preoperative Fasting
Principles For Quality Incentive Programs In Anesthesiology
Practice Guidelines for Sedation and Analgesia by Non-anesthesiologists
Standards For Basic Anesthetic Monitoring
Standards For Postanesthesia Care
Statement on Distractions
Statement On Documentation Of Anesthesia Care
Statement On Economic Credentialing
Statement on Fatigue
Statement On Granting Privileges For Administration Of Moderate Sedation To Practitioners Who Are Not Anesthesia Professionals
Statement On Granting Privileges To Nonanesthesiologist Physicians For Personally Administering Or Supervising Deep Sedation
Statement On Principles For Alarm Management For Anesthesia Professionals
Statement On Privileging For Chronic Pain Management
Statement On Qualifications Of Anesthesia Providers In The Office-Based Setting
Statement On Security Of Medications In The Operating Room
The Organization Of An Anesthesia Department
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