The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) was founded in 1905 to advance the art and science of anesthesiology as a medical specialty and to raise standards through education and research. A nonprofit organization, ASA offers publications, a library and museum, meetings, and continuing education programs. ASA also monitors legislative affairs.
ASA publications include guidelines for the practice of anesthesiology, reports, directories, lectures, information packets, reprints, histories of anesthesiology, pamphlets, workbooks, and periodicals. Serial publications: Anesthesiology (journal), monthly--articles on theory and practice, abstracts; and Newsletter, monthly.
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9.16.10: Do not link to ASA's consumer site www.lifelinetomodernmedicine.com as WebMD provides content.
11.2.10. Update documents currently in repository but do not add new documents from consumer site.
Date Entered: 6/1/1997
Date Edited: 9/10/2012
Date Revised: 7/18/2006 12:12:09 PM
Health Referral Number: HR1774
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