APSF News & Updates
Are Serious Anesthesia Risks of Semaglutide and Other GLP-1 Agonists Under-Recognized? Case Reports of Retained Solid Gastric Contents in Patients Undergoing Anesthesia
June 8, 2023
Glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) receptor agonists are an emerging and increasingly popular class of medications used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus and, more recently, obesity. Since the expansion of approved uses to include…
FAER Fall 2023 Grant Cycle – Application Window Now Open
June 6, 2023
FAER is now accepting applications for the Fall 2023 grant cycle from June 1, 2023 – August 15, 2023.
APSF Newsletter – June 2023
June 1, 2023
The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation is pleased to announce the release of the June 2023 APSF Newsletter.
Safety and efficacy of an automated anesthesia delivery system for total intravenous anesthesia with propofol, remifentanil, and rocuronium: a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial versus manually controlled anesthesia
May 31, 2023
This study is a randomized, single-blind, parallel-group trial conducted in Japan. The objective was to compare the maintenance quality of Total Intravenous Anesthesia (TIVA) using an automated anesthesia delivery system…
Wrong Medication in the Anesthesia Pyxis Machine
May 17, 2023
One morning, as I prepared for my first carotid case, I retrieved a 2 ml vial of lidocaine 2% from my Anesthesia Pyxis (an automatic medication dispenser) and administered it without incident. However, while getting…