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 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.
The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
Activity Release Date: 1/15/2019Activity Expiration Date: 1/14/2022
After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
-anticipate the natural course of patients initially presenting with mild acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
-identify what factors predict subsequent worsening of mild ARDS.
-describe the anatomy, indications, and techniques of quadratus lumborum block.
This activity is intended for all members of the anesthesia care team.
Faculty and Credentials
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
relevant nancial relationships with commercial interests. Dan J. Kopacz, M.D., has reported holding an equity position with SoloDex, LLC.
Authors: Hesham Elsharkawy, M.D., M.B.A., M.Sc., Kariem El-Boghdadly, M.B.B.S., B.Sc., F.R.C.A., E.D.R.A., M.Sc., Michael Barrington, Ph.D., M.B.B.S., F.A.N.Z.C.A., Tài Pham, M.D., Ph.D., Ary Serpa Neto, M.D., Ph.D., Paolo Pelosi, M.D., F.E.R.S., John Gerard La ey, M.D., M.A., Candelaria De Haro, M.D., Jose Angel Lorente, M.D., Giacomo Bellani, M.D., Ph.D., Eddy Fan, M.D., Ph.D., Laurent Jean Brochard, M.D., Antonio Pesenti, M.D., Marcus Josephus Schultz, M.D., Ph.D., and Antonio Artigas, M.D., Ph.D., have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.