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Attendees of the World Congress of Anesthesiologists: Please join us for a Meet the Editors event at the Wolters Kluwer exhibit booth, #B24, on Monday, March 4 from 12:50-13:50.
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New guidelines developed this year provide a critical foundation for clinicians, emphasizing the need for a vigilant approach in diagnosing, managing, and preventing complications related to PDPH. Proper consent and follow-up are particularly needed with evolving consensus regarding long-term complications after PDPH. As new evidence emerges, ongoing refinement and dissemination of these guidelines within health care facilities performing neuraxial procedures will be pivotal in improving patient care and policy implementation.
George Tewfik, MD, MBA, FASA, CPE, MSBA
ASA Community is an invaluable tool available to all of ASA’s more than 57,000 members. It is a member-exclusive online discussion forum that often reflects the most important issues of the day pertaining to the daily practice of anesthesiology. On a normal weekday, about 12,000 people read the community’s daily digest email, and the forum website averages 10,000 page views a week. In 2023, there were more than 500 new discussion threads that covered a range of relevant topics that can be found nowhere else.
Donna Ron, MD; Stacie Deiner, MD, MS; Daniel J. Cole, MD, FASA
The ASA annual meeting acts as a conduit for pioneering research, with several abstracts presented in 2023 that shed light on different aspects of perioperative brain health. Four thought-provoking abstracts are synthesized in this March ASA Monitor article. These abstracts not only offer novel insights into preoperative cognitive assessments, machine learning applications, and benzodiazepine use, but also lay the groundwork for potential advancements in predicting and preventing postoperative cognitive complications.
Zachary Deutch, MD, FASA; Gregory D. Kainz, DO
In this month’s “Ask the Expert” column, Monitor Editor Zachary Deutch, MD, FASA, introduces us to Dr. Gregory Kainz, an OB/GYN physician with experience in the military and private sector and currently in academic practice. Dr. Kainz is a man of many talents and currently maintains a busy surgical practice as well as an active obstetric practice. Dr. Deutch said he believes his insights and wisdom will be as well received as those of cardiac surgeon Dr. Jack Pirris, who was interviewed in the July 2023 Monitor.
The No Surprises Act: What’s Gone Wrong
Understand how the No Surprises Act was implemented and why the implementation created multifaceted challenges. Recorded May 2023.
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