Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing in Children and Adolescents After Surgery

Opioids are frequently prescribed to children and adolescents after surgery. Prescription opioid misuse is associated with high-risk behavior in youth. Evidence-based guidelines for opioid prescribing practices in children are lacking.

An Emphasis on Safety: Addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among pregnant women

Even as the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered increases, there are still lingering concerns in the public surrounding side effects in women, particularly among expecting mothers.

Reimagining Patient-Centered Care During a Pandemic in a Digital World: A Focus on Building Trust for Healing

COVID-19 has redefined the patient-provider experience. Panicked patients now struggle in solitude to deal with the mental and physical ramifications of COVID-19, while overworked, under-resourced, and exhausted care providers deliver treatment at a distance to minimize the risk of viral transmission.

Spring CSA Board of Directors Meeting Update

The CSA Board of Directors meeting was conducted virtually on Sunday afternoon, April 18 immediately following the conclusion of CSA’s two-day Annual Meeting, which was also held on a virtual platform. In 2022, we are all hoping to convene in person in sunny San Diego to experience world-class CME content and presenters and enjoy each other’s company once again!

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The California Society of Anesthesiologists is a physician organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of the profession of anesthesiology, to fostering excellence through continuing medical education, and to serving as an advocate for anesthesiologists and their patients.

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CSA members and guest contributors offer their individual perspectives on issues relating to practice management, patient safety, government advocacy, residency programs, CSA events, hot topics, and more.

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