August 2012

FRI, AUG 10, 2012

New anesthesia drugs in pipeline show promise of fewer side effects

Researchers are developing new anesthetic agents with important advantages over current drugs, according to a July 31st article in Science Daily. These developments could ultimately lead to better, safer anesthetics that will improve patient care. In a study published in the August 2012 issue of Anesthesia and Analgesia, the journal of... Read More

THU, AUG 2, 2012

Academic Anesthesia Departments Suffer Inadequate Staffing and Support

According to an article from Anesthesia News, numerous academic hospital anesthesia departments are reporting an insufficient level of technician and transport support. With the volume of complex surgical cases increasing, along with off-site procedures and advancements in technology, there is an additional pressure on the healthcare system to provide expert... Read More