The 2004 American Society of Anesthesiologists meeting will be held October 23-27 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Safety will again play a key role at this meeting in the venues of…
Although the pulse oximetry forehead sensor has been a topic in the literature since 1988,1 its rate of adoption by anesthesiologists has been slow. The reasons for the tepid reception…
Like the stock market, which waxes and wanes in irregular, dysrhythmic undulations, the interest that residents and practitioners have in reading in the operating room (OR) follows a similar course….
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APSF Executive Committee:
Robert K. Stoelting, MD, President; Jeffrey B. Cooper, PhD, Executive Vice President; George A. Schapiro, Executive Vice President; David M. Gaba, MD, Secretary; Casey D. Blitt, MD, Treasurer; Robert A. Caplan, MD; Nassib G. Chamoun; John H. Eichhorn, MD.
Newsletter Editorial Board:
Robert C. Morell, MD, Editor; Sorin J. Brull, MD; Joan Christie, MD; Jan Ehrenwerth, MD; John H. Eichhorn, MD; Regina King; Lorri A. Lee, MD ; Rodney C. Lester, PhD, CRNA; Glenn S. Murphy, MD; Denise O’Brien, BSN, RN; Karen Posner, PhD; Keith Ruskin, MD; Wilson Somerville, PhD; Jeffery Vender, MD.