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AMA Releases Fact Sheet Describing New Requirements for Hydrocodone Combination Products

ASA News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:43

AMA Releases Fact Sheet Describing New Requirements for Hydrocodone Combination Products

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New research suggests sleep apnea screening before surgery

ASA - News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:54

Scheduled for surgery?  New research suggests that you may want to get screened and treated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) before going under the knife.  According to a first-of-its-kind study in the October issue of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®), patients with OSA who are diagnosed and treated for the condition prior to surgery are less likely to develop serious cardiovascular complications such as cardiac arrest or shock.

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