October 15

Importing practices from Europe to improve the perioperative process

To improve the perioperative trajectory of patients, particularly for those with multiple comorbidities and increased risk for postoperative complications, the Sunday session “ESA Panel: Perioperative Medicine: Role of Anesthesiologists in Europe” spanned the globe. It showcased recent advances and programs anesthesiologists from around the world are implementing to optimize outcomes for surgical patients during the […]

Managing cardiac arrest and other challenging O.R. situations

Extremely challenging situations can develop in the O.R. that affect what happens in the ICU later on. But the more familiar you are with the core tenets of ICU management, the better prepared you’ll be when challenging situations happen.

Challenges in comparing MAC and GA

Monitored anesthesia care (MAC) has increased exponentially over the past decade, but questions remain about its safety compared with a general anesthetic (GA).

Individual interventions not enough to alleviate burnout

Physician burnout causes a variety of physical and psychosocial symptoms that contribute to high rates of early retirement, substance abuse and suicide.

Question of the Day: What do you think of ASA’s new look?

Question of the Day: What do you think of ASA’s new look?

ACE and SEE live: An interactive patient safety session

A new, fast-paced, interactive panel will now offer members a convenient way to add safety CME credits.

How to make leadership work in anesthesiology

Bringing change and improving patient care are central to anesthesiology’s role in health care. But implementing and managing change requires leadership.

Urban legends in anesthesia economics

Evidence-based arguments refute four of the most common urban legends about anesthesiology and economics.

What do we know – and not know – about postoperative delirium?

Postoperative delirium affects a wide range of the general surgical population and has been associated with increases in length of hospital stay, likelihood of being discharged to a rehabilitation center or nursing facility rather than home, mortality and higher cost of care.