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May 05 - 07 2014, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2014 ASA Legislative Conference

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

April 21, 2014

Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP, by Hospira: Recall - Visible Particulates

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Lidocaine HCI Injection USP by Hospira Recall Visible Particulates

April 18, 2014

Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP by Hospira: Recall - Visible Particulates

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Propofol Injectable Emulsion USP by Hospira Recall Visible Particulates

April 18, 2014

FDA MedWatch - ARKON Anesthesia Delivery System with Version 2.0 Software by Spacelabs Healthcare: Class I Recall

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FDA MedWatch Class I Recall 4 18 14

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

New tool helps doctors better predict, prevent deadly respiratory failure after surgery, multicenter study says

A new prediction tool can help doctors better identify patients who are at highest risk for respiratory failure after surgery and therefore prevent the often deadly condition, suggest data from a large multi-center study published in the May issue of Anesthesiology.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

2014 ACE Program Volume 11A now available

Pick up the latest issue of the Anesthesiology Continuing Education (ACE) Program today! The 100 questions in each issue of ACE allow participants to assess areas of strength and weakness in accepted anesthesiology knowledge or to target ongoing education in these areas.

Acquire this essential tool for every practicing anesthesiologist plus help fulfill the Part 2 Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment component of the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA®) program. Learn more at ace.asahq.org/web.


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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Perioperative Surgical Home Summit

Saturday, June 07, 2014 to Sunday, June 08, 2014

Location:
Balboa Bay Resort
Newport Beach, California
United States of America

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Take advantage of ASA Fire Sale on select coding resources now through May 31, 2014.

Don't miss out on hot savings on select issues of your favorite ASA coding books like the Relative Value Guide® and CROSSWALK®. Order now and save money through May 31, 2014.

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

For frail, high-risk seniors, surgery decisions should be patient-centered, team-based and physician-led

Surgery for frail, senior citizen patients can be risky. A new patient-centered, team-based approach to deciding whether these high-risk patients will benefit from surgery is championed in an April 10 Perspective of the New England Journal of Medicine. The Perspective suggests that the decision to have surgery must balance the advantages and disadvantages of surgical and non-surgical treatment as well as the patient’s values and goals in a team-based setting that includes the patient, his or her family, the surgeon, the primary care physician and the physician anesthesiologist.

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Monday, April 07, 2014

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA®) selects Premier, Inc. to develop first-of-its-kind Perioperative Surgical Home learning collaborative

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced it has chosen Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading health care improvement company, to develop a first-of-its-kind learning collaborative for the ASA’s Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care.

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Pre-Order 2015 Relative Value Guide and CROSSWALK Anesthesia Coding Resources

Ensure coding accuracy and avoid denied claims with the 2015 editions of the Relative Value Guide and CROSSWALK coding resources. Pre-order yours now.

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Indiana governor signs anesthesiologist assistant licensure bill

Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) signed into law Senate Bill 233 yesterday, which authorizes licensure for anesthesiologist assistants. The American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®) and the Indiana Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA) applaud this action, which will make the services of anesthesiologist assistants available to Indiana patients.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Ultrasound can identify pregnant women at risk for respiratory failure, research shows

Ultrasound for pregnant women respiratory failure

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Cardiac arrest in pregnant women more common than you’d think

Cardiac arrest after hospitalization

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