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Journal CME - 2018 December

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This Month’s Anesthesiology Journal-based CME Article
Read the article by Pereira et al. entitled “Individual Positive Endexpiratory Pressure Settings Optimize Intraoperative Mechanical Ventilation and Reduce Postoperative Atelectasis” on page 1070, and the corresponding editorial by Kacmarek and Villar entitled “Lung-protective Ventilation in the Operating Room: Individualized Positive End-expiratory Pressure Is Needed!” on page 1057.

After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to describe the components of lung protective ventilation and their intended benefits; recognize potential effects of positive endexpiratory pressure (PEEP) application; and recognize the effects of PEEP in changing lung mechanics during open and laparoscopic procedures.




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Accreditation and Designation Statements: The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this journalbased activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Resolution of Conflicts of Interest
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, the American Society of Anesthesiologists has implemented mechanisms, prior to the planning and implementation of this Journal-based activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of this activity.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a health care provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

CME Credit: 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should

claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

1.00 Non-physician Credit 
Non-physicians may receive a Certificate of Completion stating that this activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Activity Release Date: 11/13/2018 Activity Expiration Date: 11/12/2021

After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to describe the components of lung protective ventilation and their intended benefits; recognize potential effects of positive endexpiratory pressure (PEEP) application; and recognize the effects of PEEP in changing lung mechanics during open and laparoscopic procedures.

Anesthesiology Journal-based CME is intended for anesthesiologists. Researchers and other health care professionals with an interest in anesthesiology may also participate.

Disclosures
This journal article has been selected for and planned as a journal activity, which is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. The authors disclosed relationships in keeping with Anesthesiology’s requirements for all journal submissions. All relationships journal authors disclosed to Anesthesiology are disclosed to learners, even those relationships that are not relevant financial relationships, per the ACCME’s requirements for
activities.

Editor-in-Chief: Evan D. Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D., has reported receiving consulting fees from TEN Healthcare.

CME Editors: Leslie C. Jameson, M.D., has reported no relevantfinancial relationships with commercial interests. Dan J. Kopacz, M.D., has reported holding an equity position with SoloDex, LLC.

Authors: Sérgio M. Pereira, M.D., Mauro R. Tucci, M.D., Ph.D., Caio C. A. Morais, P.T., M.Sc., Claudia M. Simões, M.D., Ph.D., Bruno F. F. Tonelotto, M.D., Michel S. Pompeo, M.D., Fernando U. Kay, M.D., Ph.D., Paolo Pelosi, M.D., F.E.R.S., Joaquim E. Vieira, M.D., Ph.D., Marcelo B. P. Amato, M.D., Ph.D., Robert M. Kacmarek, Ph.D., R.R.T., and Jesús Villar, M.D., Ph.D., have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Journal CME - 2018 December
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