In 2010, the American Society of Anesthesiologists introduced a mannequin-based simulation program to satisfy the American Board of Anesthesiology requirements for Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology.
Model includes expanding residency to train 'super-specialists.'
Researchers report that mistakes were made during almost half of the operations they analyzed.
Patients receiving regional anesthesia are unable to accurately predict pain outcomes after surgery.
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Patients undergoing total hip and total knee arthroplasties in small- and medium-sized hospitals have been receiving increasingly greater multimodal approaches for postoperative pain management.
In his new role, he'll be working to diagnose and treat bone, joint, and muscle injuries -- as well as musculosketal and spinal disorders in both children and adults.
SCS is designed to alleviate chronic pain by delivering electric pulses to the spinal cord through a small device implanted under the skin.
Ketamine is associated with significant pain relief among patients with refractory headaches.
American Board of Anesthesiology President Cynthia Lien discusses how the new version of the ABA's CME program will help anesthesiologists stay on top of their medical knowledge.