February 05, 2020
Media spotlight Physician Anesthesiologists Week
In a Feb. 6 interview on WGMB-TV (FOX) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, ASA Assistant Secretary Kraig de Lanzac, M.D., FASA, discussed how to recognize the signs of an overdose. “When seconds count, all of us can save a life when it comes to an opioid overdose,” Dr. de Lanzac said.
ASA President Mary Dale Peterson, M.D., MSHCA, FACHE, FASA, was also featured in the piece in an accompanying video, where she shared information on how the community can help combat the opioid epidemic by acting as first responders and carrying naloxone.
Additionally, Dr. Peterson was featured on U.S. News & World Report, and nearly 70 network affiliate television stations across the country, discussing the need for greater access to naloxone and safe and effective pain management.