American Society of Anesthesiologists Releases Following Statement Related to Media Inquires Regarding Michael Jackson's Death
CHICAGO, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to breaking news of drugs reportedly found at the scene of Michael Jackson's death, the American Society of Anesthesiologists
releases the following statement:
"The American Society of Anesthesiologists
(ASA), which is made up of
American Society of Anesthesiologists Continues to Ignore Over Medication Risks
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Anesthesiologists
(ASA) continues to ignore mention of routine anesthesia over medication risks in the content of its newly launched 'Anesthesia & Me' site.
Routine anesthesia over medication affects 99.9% of patients...
American Society of Anesthesiologists Launches Web Site Focused on Educating and Empowering the Public about Anesthesiology
Web Site Features "Anesthesia & Me"(C) Checklist to Help Patients Organize Vital Medical Information in Preparation for Surgery
LifelinetoModernMedicine.com Provides Patients with Physician-Certified Tools and Resources
CHICAGO, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, 46 mill...
ASA 'May Day' - Stung By Exposure of Watergate-like Public Record Deletions, American Society of Anesthesiologists Closes Access to Website Newsletter
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Mayday,' the universal sign for distress derived from the French phrase m'aider ("help me"), was appropriately celebrated this May 1st. The American Society of Anesthesiologists
(ASA) closed public website access to their Newsletter's May edition.
American Society of Anesthesiologists Recent Public Debate Comes to Dead End
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Patient Safety Week was March 8-14.
Promoting the use of the automated blood pressure device (1979), the pulse oximeter (1983) and the brain activity monitor (1997) was never for personal financial profit. All of these technological devices c...
American Society of Anesthesiologists - 2,211 Patient Deaths From OVER Medication
'20th century practice substandard for 21st century patient safety,' says Dr. Friedberg
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- "The American Society of Anesthesiologists' (ASA) April 'Anesthesiology' reports of 2,211 patient deaths between 1999-2005, 90% were from over medication (t...
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) - Myths About 'Never Ending Pursuit of Patient Safety and Satisfaction' Debunked
PK anesthesia denied Level I validation for Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV)
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulse oximeters became available in 1983, making each patient's oxygen status known on a beat-by-beat basis. Not until 1990, did the American Society of Anesth...
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) 'Wakes Up' to Office-Based Anesthesia (OBA)
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- An article in this
month's official newsletter of the American Society of Anesthesiologists
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081014/LATU011 )
" ... Office-based anesthesia (OBA) requires a different approach than
New iPhone Application for Anesthesiologists
Silicon Valley Physician Richard O'Leary, M.D. has developed GasCoder, an iPhone application primarily for anesthesia care providers and their support staff that allows the user to quickly and easily look up CPT® and CPT® anesthesia codes.
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) J...
Obstetrical Anesthesia Equally Safe When Provided by CRNAs or Anesthesiologists
Obstetrical anesthesia, whether provided by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) or anesthesiologists, is extremely safe//. There is no difference in safety between hospitals that use only CRNAs compared with those that use only anesthesiologists, according to a new study.
Anesthesiologists in Medical Technology
Thermogard XP(TM) Studies to Be Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alsius Corporation
(Nasdaq: ALUS ), the worldwide leader in intravascular temperature
management (IVTM(TM)) therapies, today announced that four scientific
posters featuring both patient cases and laboratory research in which the
Mayo Clinic Proceedings: A Comprehensive Review of Addiction to Prescription Painkillers Among Patients and Physicians
...tices and legal consequences for under- or overprescribing.
In addition to individuals who have chronic pain, both cancer and non-cancer related, anesthesiologists
have the greatest risk of opioid dependence and abuse among health care providers. Also in the high-risk group for health care providers are nurse ane...
New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring
..., is shown by decreased PVI.(2)
Perfusion Index and Pleth Variability Index After Administration of General Anesthetic Agents
In this study, anesthesiologists
at the Teikyo University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan, analyzed changes in PVI and Masimo perfusion index (PI) in 21 surgical patients before an...
Schering-Plough Announces European Launch of BRIDION(R) (Sugammadex)
... "The introduction of BRIDION in Europe represents an important advance
and the patients they care for during surgery, and is
a significant achieve...nium or vecuronium during general anesthesia. As a result, BRIDION
can give anesthesiologists
greater control in managing the depth of muscle
relaxation through to the e...
BRIDION(R) (sugammadex) Injection - First and Only Selective Relaxant Binding Agent - Approved in European Union
... BRIDION allows anesthesiologists
to rapidly reverse both moderate and deep ... general anesthesia. As a result, BRIDION
can give anesthesiologists
greater control in managing the depth of muscle
re...ON represents the first advance in two decades
and their patients, and has the potential to
European Union's CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on Sugammadex
to have new tool that works within minutes, upon E...vecuronium. Sugammadex creates
the opportunity for anesthesiologists
to maintain optimal muscle relaxation
to the end o...th undesirable
side effects. Sugammadex will allow anesthesiologists
to optimize the use
of muscle relaxants.
FDA Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends U.S. Approval of Sugammadex, the First and Only Selective Relaxant Binding Agent
relaxant binding agent (SRBA) and will give anesthesiologists
to rapidly and predictably reverse any...exible
dosing of muscle relaxation agents enabling anesthesiologists
optimal block through the end of the p...dex to
the U.S. market as soon as possible so that anesthesiologists
patients can benefit from this innovativ...
New Clinical Studies Presented at the 14th World Congress of Anesthesiology Demonstrate Masimo Advancements in Patient Care
highlighted earlier this week to over 8,000 anesthesiologists
at the 14th
World Congress of Anesthesiology (WCA)...ve hours alone,
an astounding number of over 1,000 anesthesiologists
visited the booth and
experienced first-hand produ...otion and low perfusion pulse oximeters. Scores of anesthesiologists
perform invasive hemoglobin testing routinely ...
Sugammadex Trials Demonstrate Rapid Recovery from Profound Neuromuscular Blockade During General Anesthesia
... spontaneous recovery was demonstrated.(2) The pivotal
Signal trial results were presented today at the 2007 annual meeting of the
American Society of anesthesiologists
(ASA) taking place in San Francisco
from October 13-17. The Spectrum trial results were presented on October
14. The Signal trial compared the effica...
Mayo Clinic Study Finds FDA Warning Against Anti-Nausea Drug Droperidol Unnecessary
...ients who received
droperidol was 12 percent prior to the warning and 0 percent after
placement of the warning.
Based on their findings, Mayo Clinic anesthesiologists
the FDA warning against droperidol is unnecessary. They call for other
investigators to study the topic to determine if further inquiry ...
Anesthesiologists in Medical Products
IC500 Surgical Table
Description:...0 percent unobstructed fluoroscopic access. Both fixed and mobile imaging C-Arms can pan from head to foot without the need to reposition the patient. anesthesiologists
will appreciate this table for its ergonomic design, ultra-quiet electric drive, quality construction, and ease of operation. The key features of the ...
Company:PureLogic Industries, Inc.
OxiMax® NPB-75 Handheld Capnograph/Pulse Oximeter
Description:...ream® CO 2 technology and breath sampling accessories to ensure smooth operation, even in high humidity environments.
The American Society of anesthesiologists
mandates continual monitoring for the presence of expired carbon dioxide for all patients receiving general anesthesia (see www.asahq.org)....
On-line Electronic Help (OLEH)
Description:...ive electronic textbook, provides real-time access to critical anesthesia-related information. OLEH brings clinical decision support information where anesthesiologists
need it most right on the patient monitor screen while taking care of the patient and contributing to error reduction and greater efficiencies with ...
Company:Philips Medical Systems
HERMES-Ready Amsco 3085 SP Surgical Table
Features:...ble control by the surgeon avoids miscommunication and frustration among staff during surgery.
Use of the 'intelligent' table can free up time for anesthesiologists
and circulating nurses to use for direct patient care.
The hand-held control can override the voice control function if necessary for patient safe...
Anesthesiologists in Medical Dictionary
... Force on Chemical Dependence of the Committee on Occupational Health ... Time to Take Action on Chemical Dependence . Chemical Dependency in anesthesiologists
... There are three different terms used to define substance-related disorders, including the following: substance abuse, substance dependence a...
Anesthesiologists in Biological News
Anesthesiologists in Biological Technology
American Society of Anesthesiologists Primary Agenda Displayed Says Dr. Barry Friedberg of Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia
ASA Stalwart in Unresponsiveness to Patient Safety & Satisfaction Record Challenge
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Anesthesiologists
(ASA) functions much like the American Medical Association (AMA). Both publish monthly educational journals ( Anest...
Five New Clinical Studies Show Value of Masimo PVI & PI
... Data to be presented at American Society of anesthesiologists
Annual Meeting as Masimo showcases world's first-and-only noninvasive and
continuous hemoglobin (SpHb) and Oxygen Content (SpOC) monitor with live...
Somanetics Corporation to Present at Cowen & Company 28th Annual Health Care Conference
... levels in the brain and elsewhere in the body in somatic, or
skeletal muscle, tissue in patients with or at risk for restricted blood
flow. Surgeons, anesthesiologists
and other medical professionals can use
the information provided by the INVOS System, in conjunction with other
available information, to identify bra...
Masimo Announces Continuous Noninvasive Total Hemoglobin
... Masimo to debut this latest Rainbow SET(R) parameter at the upcoming World Congress of anesthesiologists
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo, the inventor
of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion...
Schering-Plough Announces Sugammadex New Drug Application Filed in Japan
...erse the effects of rocuronium bromide or vecuronium
bromide, muscle relaxants commonly used during surgeries that require
profound muscle relaxation. anesthesiologists
use muscle relaxation to
improve surgical conditions, to facilitate intubation and mechanical
ventilation, and to reduce the chance of complications.
Alexza Announces Partnership With Endo for AZ-003 (Staccato(R) fentanyl) in North America
easy to use delivery system.
In October 2007, results from the AZ-003 Phase 1 clinical trial were
presented at the 2007 American Society of anesthesiologists
in San Francisco, California. The clinical trial was conducted in 50 opioid
naive healthy volunteers in two stages. In Stage 1, the ar...
Oridion Launches its Fully Integrated Remote Monitoring System and SARA Software for Improved Patient Safety
...M and NEEDHAM, Massachusetts, October 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/
-- Oridion Systems Ltd. - (SWX: ORIDN) is launching at this week's American
Society of anesthesiologists
Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA its total
solution Microstream(R) Monitoring System (MSM(TM)), powered by the
Bernoulli(R) Enterprise system. The ...
Masimo Launches Patient SafetyNet and Showcases the Rainbow SET Upgradable Noninvasive Monitoring Platform at 2007 ASA Annual Meeting
...emote monitoring and clinician notification system, and showcase its
upgradable Masimo Rainbow SET technology platform at the 2007 American
Society of anesthesiologists
(ASA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco,
California on October 13, 2007. Masimo Patient SafetyNet is an easy-to-use system that combines the
GE Medicals Acquisitions May Prompt More Purchases
...suggesting Datex-Ohmeda was bracing for the eventual purchase for a while.
But while Datex-Ohmeda staffers were on their way to American Society of anesthesiologists
conference in San Francisco to publicize the deal, their new corporate overseers were still busy at the bargaining table.
The next day, General El...