CSA News

When it comes to safe anesthesia care, there is no substitute for trained physicians

For the sake of patient safety, we must be clear about who is on the patient care team, and what their training, qualifications, and expertise is.

Statement on Recent Shootings in Atlanta

We strongly condemn the tragic attacks happening toward Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and throughout our country, especially the most recent killings in Atlanta.

ASA Applauds New Hampshire Supreme Court's Decision to Ban Nurses' Use of Physician Term, Anesthesiologist

Use of ‘anesthesiologist’ by nurses misleading and confusing to patients.

Health Heroes Launch #ThisIsOurShot Campaign to Promote COVID Vaccines, Fight Misinformation

Advocates across the country look to inspire their own communities to get vaccinated

Pediatric patients need appropriate pain management after surgery

While opioid-free recovery is ideal, it is frequently not feasible especially for extremely painful surgeries. For example, as pediatric anesthesiologist and pain management specialists, we may try to incorporate non-opioid recovery techniques for a child or adolescent that had burn debridement surgery to remove unhealthy tissue from a wound.