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Interventional Spine and Pain Procedures in Patients on Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Medications

Guidelines from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the International Neuromodulation Society, the North American Neuromodulation Society, and the World Institute of Pain

Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine
May/June 2015 - Volume 40 - Issue 3 - pp 182–212
doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000223

Narouze, Samer MD, PhD; Benzon, Honorio T. MD; Provenzano, David A. MD; Buvanendran, Asokumar MD; De Andres, José MD, PhD; Deer, Timothy R. MD; Rauck, Richard MD; Huntoon, Marc A. MD

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Management of Postoperative Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline
February 2016
From the American Pain Society, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists' Committee on Regional Anesthesia, Executive Committee, and Administrative Council
The European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Joint Committee Practice Advisory on Controversial Topics in Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Sep/Oct 2015
Some topics in the clinical management of regional anesthesia in children remain controversial. To evaluate and come to a consensus regarding some of these topics, The European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA) and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) developed a joint committee practice advisory on pediatric regional anesthesia.
The Second ASRA Practice Advisory on Neurologic Complications Associated With Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine: Executive Summary 2015
Sep/Oct 2015
The Society convened a second practice advisory in 2012 with the goal of providing information for practitioners of regional anesthesia and pain medicine regarding the etiology, differential diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of neurologic complications.
Interventional Spine and Pain Procedures in Patients on Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Medications
May/June 2015
Guidelines From the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the International Neuromodulation Society, the North American Neuromodulation Society, and the World Institute of Pain
Checklist for Treatment of Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity
Jan 2012
We developed this document for practitioners as a tool for the care of patients who receive potentially toxic doses of local anesthetics. The checklist is available to download.
Evidence Based Review of Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia
Mar/Apr 2010
An examination of the evidence basis for ultrasound guidance as a nerve localization tool in the clinical practices of regional anesthesia and interventional pain medicine.
Anticoagulation 3rd Edition
Jan/Feb 2010
Regional Anesthesia in the Patient Receiving Antithrombotic or Thrombolytic Therapy: American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Evidence-Based Guidelines (Third Edition)