Tag Archive for ‘anesthesia care’
Revised Statement on Patient Safety Principles for Office-Based Surgery Utilizing Moderate Sedation/Analgesia
The revised Statement on Patient Safety Principles for Office-Based Surgery Utilizing Moderate Sedation/Analgesia was updated by the Board of Governors Surgical Care Delivery Workgroup, and was approved by the Board of Regents at its June 2019 meeting in Chicago, IL.
Countries and colleges collaborate to improve access in Oceania and Southeast Asia
The Asia-Pacific response to the WHA Resolution 68.15 is outlined, specifically collaborative programs intended to enhance access to surgical and anesthetic care.
WFSA describes its vision for implementation of WHA 68.15
Describes the goals of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologist to support access to safe surgical and anesthetia care, particularly as they relate to four program areas: advocacy, training, safety, and research.
Obstetrics and gynecology in global health: Lessons learned for advancing public health to achieve universal health care
Models for building academic and professional association partnerships to improve surgical and obstetrical care are described as are NSOAP’s five domains for improving access to quality care, specifically as they relate to the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality.
West African College of Surgeons and its role in global surgery
The West African College of Surgeons diplomate programs and their role in curbing workforce shortages in West Africa are described, as are the organization’s strategies for implementing WHA resolutions.
Statement on the use of general anesthetics and sedation drugs in children and pregnant women
The following statement on general anesthetics and sedation drugs in children and pregnant women was developed by the ACS Advisory Council for Pediatric Surgery and approved by the ACS Board of Regents at its February 2017 meeting.
WHO recognizes surgery and anesthesia in universal health coverage
Member states of the World Health Organization unanimously passed a historic resolution recognizing emergency and essential surgery and anesthesia as vital components of universal health care proposals.