Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter

February 2018

  • 2017 Marks 30 Years of APSF Research Grants
  • Opioid-Induced Ventilatory Impairment: An Ongoing APSF Initiative
  • We Should Focus On "When" As Well As "Whom" to Monitor for Postoperative Opioid-Induced Ventilatory Impairment
  • HCA-Infections: Can the Anesthesia Provider be at Fault?
  • President's Annual Report: "That No Patient Shall Be Harmed By Anesthesia..."
  • 2017 APSF/ASA Ellison C. Pierce, Jr., MD, Patient Safety Memorial Lecture: Anesthesia Patient Safety: Closing the Gap Between Perception and Reality
  • Presentation of the APSF Collaborative Panel on Neuromuscular Blockade and Patient Safety at the 2017 ASA Annual Meeting
  • Monitoring for Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression
  • Dear SIRS: Ball-Bearings From MRI Anesthesia Machine Writing Tray Slide Found Near MRI Scanner
  • and more!

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