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  • ASA Member, Jerome Adams, MD, MPH new Indiana State Health Commissioner
  • Anesthesia Complications drop by half in US
  • Anesthesia Complications Drop by Half, Study Finds
  • New Orleans Run For The Warriors honors post-9/11 service members
  • See you in 2 weeks in New Orleans for ANESTHESIOLOGY 2014! Register HERE!

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    Missouri's Principal Voice For Anesthesiologists Welcome to the Missouri Society of Anesthesiologists web site. MSA members are a dynamic group of anesthesiologists dedicated to the betterment of the profession.

    First order of business? Managing the State’s Ebola response efforts. INDIANAPOLIS—Newly appointed State Health...

    (HealthDay News) — Anesthesia-related complications in the United States have fallen by more than half,...

    SUNDAY, Oct. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Anesthesia-related complications in the United States have...

    • First order of business? Managing the State’s Ebola response efforts. INDIANAPOLIS—Newly appointed State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H, kicked off his first day on the job with an internal meeting about the State’s Ebola response efforts.  Although today is his first official day as State Health Commissioner, Dr. Adams has been meeting with executive […]

    • (HealthDay News) — Anesthesia-related complications in the United States have fallen by more than half, while the overall death rate has remained the same, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), held from October 11–15 in New Orleans. Researchers analyzed data from more than 3.2 million cases […]

    • SUNDAY, Oct. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Anesthesia-related complications in the United States have fallen by more than half, while the overall death rate has remained the same, a new study indicates. Researchers analyzed data from more than 3.2 million cases of anesthesia use between 2010 and 2013, and found the rate of complications decreased […]

    • New Orleans — (October 12, 2014) The American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA) will sponsor the Run For The Warriors® 5K Run/Walk at 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, in New Orleans. The race coincides with theANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting and marks the fifth consecutive year of ASA sponsorship of the event. All proceeds from the New Orleans race will […]

    •  Click HERE to Register! The ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting is your chance to connect with your peers, discover the latest technology and engage with thought leaders from around the globe. More than 15,000 anesthesiology professionals from more than 90 countries are expected to attend the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 annual meeting, and we hope you will be […]

    • For many people, undergoing surgery and other procedures that require anesthesia can be fraught with anxiety. Some people fear they won’t ever wake up after being “put under,” a risk highlighted by the recent death of Joan Rivers after a seemingly routine procedure. Also rare, but worrying, is the possibility of regaining consciousness before an operation is […]

    • With a new ruling that bypasses Missouri’s limit on punitive damages, the state’s Supreme Court continues to erode a successful 2005 reform law. In their decision, released on Sept. 9, the Supreme Court reinstated a $1 million judgment against a used car dealer who defrauded a customer. The court’s ruling uses centuries’ old legal language […]

    • Get ready to head to the Big Easy for education, networking and New Orleans culture, October 11-15. Register now for this premiere event in anesthesiology at goanesthesiology.org.

    • The early bird pricing for the ASA 2014 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA has been extended until September 7! Click HERE to register at a lower rate!

    •   Click HERE to register and receive early-bird pricing for the 2014 ASA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA!    

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